“Coaching is taking a player where they can’t take themselves.”
Megan Young found her way to Seattle by becoming a strength and conditioning coach with the Sounders, the city’s formidable MLS team. As a longtime strength coach for the Chicago Red Stars and the Auburn Tigers, she is no stranger to athletic development. But, what particular challenges does the sport of soccer present for a performance coach and how are the men’s and women’s games different?
Coach Young is cool, calm and collected in her role as strength and conditioning coach for the Seattle Sounders. This is only due to her years of experience and her dedication to the art of coaching. Find out how she’s evolved and embraced opportunities to push her coaching comfort zone.
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A strength and conditioning coach since 2009, Cali has worked with numerous athletes spanning from rugby players to cross country skiers. Almost immediately after finding CrossFit in 2010, she was introduced to a program that better suited her athletic goals. With her existing background in powerlifting and football, she became a natural devotee to CFFB/PowerAthlete and testament to it's effectiveness. In 2012, she left D.C. and headed for the state named after her to be a part of the CrossFit Football Seminar Staff and a Jedi of Power Athlete HQ. Cali currently resides in Seattle where she works full time in law enforcement.
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