Starting Strength Coaches Association Conference

We are pleased to announce the fifth annual Starting Strength Coaches Association Conference on August 4-6, 2017. The conference will again take place in Wichita Falls, with lectures at The Forum and training at the Wichita Falls Athletic Club

Each year the conference has been bigger and better and this will be no exception. This excellent opportunity to learn from one another, network, train, and enjoy each other's company only comes around once each year and we would like to see all of our coaches there. Only Starting Strength Coaches, interns under direct SSC supervision, and coaches' significant others are eligible for attendance. See you in August.


When: Friday, August 4, 3:00 PM to Sunday, August 6, 3:00 PM

Where: The Forum and Wichita Falls Athletic Club, Wichita Falls, TX
Early Registration:  $225 – Before June 1
Regular Registration:  $275 – June 1 - August 4

Availability: Registration open to Starting Strength Coaches, interns under direct SSC supervision, and coaches' signficant others. All attendees must be registered.


Friday Aug. 4

3:00 Busines Meeting
6:00 The Barbell Row with Rip
6:30 Workout at WFAC

Saturday Aug. 5

9:00 Panel Discussion - Sullivan, Petrizzo, Gotcher, Baraki
Noon Lunch
1:30 SSC Presentations
5:30 Becoming Hard to Kill – James Yeager
7:00 Catered Dinner

Sunday Aug. 6

9:00 Legal Matters with Brodie Butland
10:30 SSC Presentations
Noon Lunch
1:00 SSC Presentations
2:30 Wrap Up and Adjourn at 3:00

SSC Presentations, Schedule TBD

  • Andy Baker – The Client Life Cycle
  • Darin Deaton – Barbells in the Clinic
  • Matt Reynolds – SSOC Update
  • Robert Santana – Bodyfat and Longevity
  • Michael Wolf – Running a Strength Cycle in a CrossFit Gym
  • John Petrizzo – Training Registry Update
  • Katherine Bickford – Stress Incontinence in Female Lifters
  • John Musser – Social Capital
  • Michael Burgos – Work Hardening
  • Will Morris – Filling the Shortcomings of the PT Profession
  • Nick Delgadillo – Video Form Checks