Decoding Excellence with Matt Shadeed

In this episode of the Decoding Excellence show I am speaking with Matt Shadeed, the Director of Strength & Conditioning for Arkansas State University. Matt and I discuss leadership strategies, staff development, and the many lessons learned from navigating his career to his current position. We discuss:

  • His path into coaching
  • Why Matt focused on leadership development
  • What is his central focus
  • Significant mentors in his coach development
  • The mistakes he's made along the way

This episode of the Decoding Excellence show is brought to you by Vald Performance, the makers of the NordBord. They can be found at

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Adam Ringler

Adam Ringler

Adam Ringler, MS, SCCC, CSCS is a hard working, loyal, and competitive Strength & Conditioning Coach at the University of Colorado. Born on Television, Raised by wolves.

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