july, 2019

27julAll DaySold Out!Child To Champion LTAD Conference 2019Long Term Athlete Development Conference

Event Details


The Proformance Strength & Conditioning Network is very excited to bring together another world class line up of speakers for the Child To Champion LTAD Conference on the 27th & 28th July 2019 at Hartpury University in Gloucestershire.

We are extremely passionate about the field of Long Term Athlete Development and our aim is to bring people together that are working at the coal face of LTAD / Youth Strength & Conditioning. With another international line up of presenters working across a number of sports and different fields, attendees will be provided with a fantastic opportunity to learn from their experiences at different stages of the development continuum.

The conference will be an unmissable event in the S&C calendar with presenters from the USA, UK/Europe and the Middle East offering an unrivalled opportunity to learn, share and connect with some of the best LTAD practitioners from around the world, who will no doubt be providing attendees with great information that can be applied immediately in their own settings.

Confirmed speakers for Child To Champion 2019:

Saturday 27th July

Dr. Joe Eisenmann – NSCA LTAD / Carnegie Sport / Volt Athletics

  • Historical Perspectives on LTAD
  • The Adolescent Speed Bump: History, Assessment & Impact on Performance

Ruth Waghorn – Physical Performance Coach The FA

  • Understanding The Place of Speed Work In Team Sport Athlete Development

Neil Parsley – Underground Training Station / S&C Consultant

  • The UTS Youth Academy – Fun, Energy & Learning From Loads of Mistakes

Kevin Mannion – Academy Performance Manager Gloucester Rugby

  • Developing Players for Gloucester Rugby – Bringing Parents & Players To The Table

Howard Green – HGreen TennisFit / Bolton Tennis Academy

  • Starting The Athletic Journey: Bringing Structure To The Unstructured

Nico Kolokythas – S&C Coach Elmhurst Ballet School

  • Promoting Evidence Based Practise In The Traditional Environment

Sunday 28th July

Paudie Roche – Lead Academy S&C Coach Arsenal FC

  • Olympic Weightlifting for the Youth Athlete

Dr. Mike Young – Director of Performance NC Courage 

  • Development of Sprint Mechanics: What To Look For, How To Cue & Use Video Effectively

James Baker – S&C Coach Aspire Academy

  • Enhancing LTAD Pathways with Gymnastics & Parkour

Dr. Joe Eisenmann – NSCA LTAD / Carnegie Sport / Volt Athletics

  • Hurricanes, The Stock Market & Predicting Future Athletic Ability

Marcus Hannon – Performance Nutritionist Everton FC / Northampton Saints

  • Eating You Out of House & Home: The Energy Requirements of Elite Youth Athletes

Rich Clarke – S&C Coach Athlete Academy / Lecturer Uni of Glos

  • Change of Direction Throughout Maturation: A Deeper Look

Highlights From Child To Champion 2016

Theory and Practical Sessions

The conference will have a provide a mixture of theory and hands-on practical sessions across a wide range of topics this year.

For the full details on the talk topics please click here

What’s included?

  • Full access to the weekend conference
  • PLUS up to 3 months FREE access to our Online Hub up until the event starts on 27th July for the first 10 people to sign up
  • A range of ticket options are available in the form of single day tickets and the full weekend package, plus a discounted rate (terms & conditions apply) for full time University Students.
  • Professionally catered buffet lunch and refreshments (tea, coffee) through out the day.
  • Roundtable discussions on a range of topics with speakers and other attendees
  • During the Saturday evening there will be an open networking event (venue TBC).

We have extended the Early bird pricing due to delays confirming the full schedule until 16th June 2019.

Local Hotels

The following hotels are all within a 15-20 minute drive of Hartpury University and are reasonably priced. 

Premier Inn Barnwood

Ibis Gloucester

Holiday Inn Gloucester

Premier Inn Longford

Please note our cancellation policy on purchased tickets is as follows.

  • More than 30 days before the event = 10% fee to cover admin & transaction fees
  • 15-30 days before the event = 25% fee
  • 7-14 days before the event = 50% fee
  • Within 7 days of the event = 100% fee – no refunds will be given


All Day (Saturday) GMT


Hartpury University

Hartpury University, Hartpury, Gloucester, GL19 3BE

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Please note our cancellation policy on purchased tickets is as follows.

More than 30 days before the event = 10% fee to cover admin & transaction fees, 15-30 days before the event = 25% fee, 7-14 days before the event = 50% fee, within 7 days of the event = 100% fee – no refunds will be given

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