Ian Connors

Strength and Conditioning Coordinator

Ian Connors serves as a Strength & Conditioning Coach at CSP-FL. Prior to completing his internship at CSP-FL in the fall of 2022, Ian worked at a private sector sports performance facility in Ohio from 2016 through 2022, serving as the Director of Sports Performance from 2017 through the Summer of 2022. Ian attended Miami University of Ohio for his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Exercise Science. He served as the lead Graduate Assistant of the Muscle Physiology Laboratory, where he had the opportunity to present laboratory research and findings at multiple regional and national conferences, including the American College of Sports Medicine National Conference in Orlando in May 2014. Ian also served as a Teaching Assistant for the Motor Control and Learning, Anatomy & Physiology, & Biomechanics laboratory courses as a Graduate student. He brings experience with athletes ranging from youth sports all the way up through the professional ranks, with extensive experience in coaching, instructing, and developing both speed & power in athletes.

Free Access to Eric’s 47-Minute UNE Lecture

Hip-Shoulder Separation in Rotational Athletes: Making Sense of the Thoracic Spine.

Welcome to Cressey Sports Performance

Over the years, Eric Cressey’s given this lecture to more than 10,000 coaches, players, sports medicine professionals and enthusiasts and it’s been a huge hit. In the video, you will observe a lot of our CSP athletes training and learn:

  • Why different athletes need different approaches to power development?

  • Why it’s essential that you learn to train outside the sagittal plane?
  • Which medicine ball and plyometric variations I use with baseball players?
  • Why not all throwers have identical deceleration patterns or training needs?

  • How your arm care programs can be improved to reduce the risk of injury and improve throwing velocity?