Dr. Joe Eisenmann is a currently the director of High Performance & Education at USA Football. In this role he oversees the development & implementation of the American Development Model, long-term athlete development, coach education, and athlete health & safety. Prior to joining USA Football, Dr. Eisenmann was the Director of Spartan Performance in East Lansing, MI. Spartan Performance is a youth training facility dedicated to providing athletes a holistic, integrated, evidence-based approach to sports performance and athletic health through testing, training, sports nutrition, research and community outreach.
Dr. Eisenmann has held academia-centric and research positions at Helen Devos Children's Hospital, Michigan State University, and Iowa State University.
On the show, Dr. Eisenmann & I discuss:
- His background into high performance and USA Football
- Application of Translational Sport-Science
- Strong influences and mentors in his journey
- Predictions on Performance Technologies
- Intelligence Quotient vs. Emotional Quotient
- Importance of Coach Wellness & Health
You can catch up with Dr. Eisenmann on Twitter at @Joe_Eisenmann.
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