Phil Merriman discusses his journey into the field of strength & conditioning, starting as a personal trainer + head coach of state Jessie hockey teams for 10 years.

Other topics discussed in this episode:

  • Leadership can be developed but isn’t for everyone
  • Importance of curiosity and how Phill has recognized this behavior in elite athletes Developing your soft skills from personal training
  • Developing presentation skills while he was a head coach
  • Importance of having player lead environments rather than staff lead

People mentioned:

  • Doctor Peter Brukner
  • David Misson
  • Darren Burgess David Hale
  • Alastair Clarkson
  • Andrew Russel
  • Anthony Fernon
  • Andrew Lambart
  • Luke Boyd
  • Hal Marsden
  • Chris Hink
  • John Quinn

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