In this episode, we interviewed our Geelong-based Prepare Like a Pro Perth coach Tom Mackenzie. He is also the strength & conditioning assistant at Geelong FC and the head of strength and conditioning at Anglesea FC. Prior to commencing his career as a strength & conditioning coach, Tom was a competitive footballer competing at nab league, VFL football, and running a sub-3-hour marathon.
Topics discussed in this episode:
- How Tom managed to come back from 2 ACL reconstructions
- What he has learned during his career and what he would do differently if he was a developing footballer
- The importance of listening to your body and understanding when to change the plan to suit you
- How he prepared to get a sub 3-hour marathon and how he’s finding working at Geelong as an intern
- Jason Kelly
- Randel Cooper
- Adrian Peterson
- Patrick Dangerfield
- Jeremy Cameron
- Konrad Slavinskis
- John Leyden
- Chris Denis
Jack McLean is the founder of Prepare Like a Pro. He loves coaching people so that they can reach their personal/professional goals and become the best that they can possibly be. He is currently the Strength & Rehab Coach of Melbourne Football Club and has worked as Strength & Conditioning Coach at Hawthorn Football Club. Jack is a Level 3 Australian Strength & Conditioning Association and Professional Coach and a Level 1 Australian Weightlifting Federation Coach.