Joel Hocking is the High-Performance Manager at St Monica’s College Epping. Prior to working at St Monica’s, Joel was the High-performance manager of Carlton Football Club, Melbourne Football Club along with roles as an S&C coach at Essendon and Hawthorn over a 20-year period.


  • 00:00  How his love for S&C started
  • 01:09  Fave ways to develop himself and his practical skills as an S&C coach
  • 02:08  Habits to develop for athletes
  • 03:15  Advice on how to structure your training for pre season
  • 04:12  His favourite athletes to work with and his reason
  • 05:05  Joel’s pet peeves and how he spends his day off
  • 05:46  What an S&C coach job looks like in a high school setting

People mentioned:

  • Ed Curnow
  • Dylan Buckley 
  • Shane Crawford
  • Tom Scully
  • Andrew Walker
  • Andrew Russell
  • Bohdan Babijcuk 

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