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Iowa Sports Summit

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The link for registering will be open January 6, 2020 at 6:00 AM and be open until the day of the event.

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Welcome to The Iowa Sports Summit!



Focusing on building team culture, strength/conditioning, and practical application to your team needs.


Open to any coach in any sport.


Saturday, March 7, 2020
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


$75, lunch is included


Central Campus
1800 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50309

Social to follow. Site to be determined.


Tex McQuilken (MS, CSCS, SCCC)

Power Athlete (

Power Athlete specializes in delivering goal oriented performance programming.


Rob Miller

Presenter, Proactive Coaching

Commissioner, Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (NAIA)

Proactive Coaching (

Proactive Coaching works with coaches and teams to help intentionally create character-based team cultures, provide a blueprint for team leadership, develop confident, tough-minded, fearless competitors, and train coaches for excellence and significance.


Pete Traynor

Strength and Conditioning, Urbandale Community Schools

Pete will speak on best practices and how to apply them to your program needs. Pete played football at Iowa and for the Green Bay Packers, and worked with Iowa S&C coach Chris Doyle. He is currently the only full time strength and conditioning coach at a midwest high school.


Korey Van Wyk

Northwestern College

Korey earned a bachelor’s degree in strength and conditioning from Central College in Pella, IA and a master’s in nutrition and exercise from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. During his time at UNL, he assisted the sports nutrition staff with implementing nutrition strategies for all athletes and served as a teaching assistant for the nutrition department. He is currently a Professor of Practice at Northwestern College where he teaches classes in nutrition, strength & conditioning, personal training, motor learning, and anatomy and serves as the strength & conditioning coach for football, wrestling, soccer, cheer, and dance. 

Sports Summit Schedule

Room 2402 Main Gym Library Cafeteria 2202 2501
8:00 - 8:50

Pete Traynor, Urbandale HS:

Fitness & Injury Best Practices/ Separating Fitness from Sport Specific Skill Training

9:00 - 9:50

Tex McQuilken: Power Athlete

Athletic Performance: Squat to Field Lecture

10:00 - 10:50


Tex McQuilken: Power Athlete

Athletic Performance: Squat to Field Lab

11:00 - 11:50

Rob Miller: Proactive Coaching

Impact of Trust

12:00 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
1:00 - 1:50

Korey Van Wyk, Northwestern College: 

Speed & Agility/ Nutrition Lecture


John Marshall , Katie New:

McGowen Hurst Clark Smith Accounting

Club Non-Profit Information

2:00 - 2:50

Rob Miller: Proactive Coaching

Establishing Core Covenants/ Teaching Character Through Sport

3:00 - 3:50

Breakout Session:

Coaches Round Table

Multiple Rooms Available for Sport Specific

Korey Van Wyk, Northwestern College: 

Speed & Agility Practical



4:00 - 4:50

Rob Miller: Proactive Coaching

Role of Parents in Athletics