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School District Strength & Conditioning Services

School District Strength & Conditioning Services

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Next Level Strength & Conditioning

 

Changing the face of HS Strength & Conditioning in New York State!

 

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Mission:

  • To lead the charge in offering quality strength and conditioning services to school districts by creating a culture that prioritizes character, safety, injury reduction, sports performance and general fitness benefits in the physical education and athletic settings.

School District Strength & Conditioning Services:

  • District Strength Coach Placement
    • We will assign a qualified Next Level team member to serve as your district's official Strength Coach!
    • This coach will follow proven Next Level HS Strength & Conditioning systems, under the close guidance of our HS Strength & Conditioning Director and team members. 
    • Click HERE to learn more!
    • Check out what quality HS Strength & Conditioning looks like HERE!​​
  • School District Staff Development 
    • Functional Strength Training in Physical Education (FSTPE)
      • Our team of NL Coaches and PE Teachers will provide the tools you need to implement quality Functional Strength Training methods into your K-12 fitness units, using the proven Victor FST model!
      • Full and Half Day workshop options available
      • Check out more information about Functional Strength Training HERE
    • High School Strength Coach Course (HSSCC)
      • Train your district's staff to offer quality strength and conditioning programs to your student athletes, if hiring a certified strength coach is not an option. Not only will scientifically proven programs be provided, but your staff will gain the knowledge and skills required to provide feedback and run quality training sessions! 
      • Full and Half Day courses available
      • Click HERE to see a sample HSSCC outline!
    • High School Strength Coach Mentorship Program
      • The District will hire a district Strength Coach directly
      • This coach will not be a current employee of NLSC
      • NLSC will train and support this coach to provide the tools required to offer quality training to student athletes
        • The NLSC HS Strength Coach Mentorship Program will include:
          • Initial 30 hour unpaid internship program with NLSC Coaches, Internship Coordinator and HS Strength & Conditioning Director (one time only)
          • 6 Hour Intensive NLSC HS Strength Coach Course (one time only)
          • NLSC HS Strength Coach Mentorship participant will become a Certified High School Strength Coach, by Next Level Strength & Conditioning (non-accredited)
          • Monthly NLSC HS Strength Coach Mentorship Meetings with HS SC Director and other NLSC HS Strength Coaches
          • Weekly check-ins from NLSC HS SC Director
          • Program Design Services for in-season and off-season athletes
          • Facility Design Consultation Services
  • Additional District Strength & Conditioning Consultation Services
    • Program Design
    • Facility Design/ Update Consultation
    • Daily Warm-up/ Prehab
    • Nutrition/ Lifestyle Guidelines
    • Combine Testing

Contact us TODAY to learn more!


 

Nate VanKouwenbergNate VanKouwenberg, MA, CFSC, USAW

For more than a decade, Nate VanKouwenberg has offered the latest in Sports Performance and General Fitness training to countless athletes, students and adults. Aside from Nate’s role as the Founder and Owner of Next Level Strength & Conditioning in Fairport, he is a Physical Education Teacher and Head Strength Coach in the Victor Central School District (NY). Combined with the support and dedication of the Athletes, Athletic Director, Coaches and Teachers, implementing quality strength and conditioning has helped Victor Athletics grow into a regional and state powerhouse in multiple sports, over recent years.

Another major contributor to Victor’s athletic success is their nationally recognized Physical Education program. In 2007, Nate developed the district wide Functional Strength Training curriculum, providing student athletes with a foundation of knowledge and skills, prior to reaching the JV and Varsity levels. He has presented on the importance of connecting Functional Strength Training in PE to Athletics at NYS AHPERD and CWZ conferences on multiple occasions.

Nate also serves as the Strength Coach for the RIT Men’s Hockey Team (NCAA D1) and several NHL/ AHL Hockey Players in the off-season.

Certifications/ Memberships:

  • Certified Functional Strength Coach (Mike Boyle Strength & Conditioning)

  • USA Weightlifting Certified Sports Performance Coach

  • National High School Strength Coach Association (NHSSCA) Original Member

  • NYS AHPERD

  • NateV@TrainAtNextLevel.com

 

Joseph AratariJoseph Aratari, BS, CFSC, FMS (Next Level Director of HS Strength & Conditioning)

As a young up and coming Strength Coach, Joseph Aratari’s impressive resume already includes his role as the Penfield Central School District (NY) Strength Coach, New York State Director of the National High School Strength Coach Association and Strength Coach/ Director of HS Strength & Conditioning at Next Level. Joseph has quickly built a strong culture at Penfield, which emphasizes communication, discipline and and accountability. With the support of Penfield’s Athletes, Athletic Director and Coaches, the participation and commitment within the weight room has drastically increased with both male and female athletes over the past three years.

Certifications/ Memberships:

  • Certified Functional Strength Coach (Mike Boyle Strength & Conditioning)

  • Functional Movement Screen Certified (FMS)

  • National High School Strength Coach Association (NHSSCA) Original Member

  • NYS Director, NHSSCA

  • JoeA.NextLevelSC@gmail.com