Justin Roethlingshoefer, founder of The Hockey Summit, joins this week’s Freelap Friday Five to discuss load monitoring techniques and a holistic off-season training model for ice hockey players. Motivated to empower change with his athletes, Roethlingshoefer discusses his efforts to create a culture of accountability where players learn to incorporate nutrition, recovery, peak power training, and cutting-edge technology to excel on the ice.
About Justin Roethlingshoefer
Justin Roethlingshoefer is currently the strength and performance coach for the San Diego Gulls of the American Hockey League. He supervises the club’s strength and conditioning program for all players. He also conducts all the fatigue and data management for the Anaheim Ducks of the NHL and sends reporting to the head strength coach, Mark Fitzgerald. Previously, Justin has worked with the Edmonton Oilers, Columbus Blue Jackets, Hockey Canada, University of Louisville, and Miami University.
Justin has a Bachelor of Science in Movement Science from Westfield State University and a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology from Louisville. He is a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Association and National Strength and Conditioning Association certified strength and conditioning coach. He is also Precision Nutrition (PN) certified and Kinesiotape certified, and holds a massage therapy license.
As a leader in the field, he is also co-author of an Amazon bestselling book, Intent: A Practical Approach to Applied Sport Science for Athletic Development, and owner of the software system Intent. As founder of The Hockey Summit, the techniques and philosophies used in the book are the same that he utilizes with the players on a day-to-day basis.