This week on iTunes, Stitcher and Spreaker, STT interviews a leader in our field from strength and conditioning through sports nutrition in many arenas of the field. Dr. Brandon Marcello is the Director of Sports Performance at Stanford University. His role is to oversee all aspects of athletic performance enhancement for the 35 intercollegiate sports. Acting as the chief administrator for the Sports Performance department, Marcello’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, budget oversight, facility design and equipment layout, nutritional strategies, staff development, and to direct methodology. Marcello brings over 14 years of experience in the area of athletic performance enhancement to the Farm. Marcello most recently served as the Director of Performance for USA Softball. Hand picked by Coach Mike Candrea, Marcello developed and implemented all athletic development programs for the 2008 Silver Medal US Olympic Softball team, 2007 Gold Medal Pan American team and 2006 Gold Medal World Championship team. Prior to his arrival at Stanford, Marcello served as the Speed and Conditioning Coach for the Baylor University Women’s Softball Team. Under his guidance, the Bears set the Big 12 stolen base record and achieved over 550 stolen bases for four consecutive years. During his tenure at Baylor, the Lady Bears produced three NSCA Strength and Conditioning All-Americans, won their first Big 12 title and made their first appearance in the NCAA Women’s College World Series.

The SMARTER Team Training Audio Interview Series has been developed to share insights from some of the best in the industry. Stay tuned for more insights, tips, drills, and techniques to come from STT on iTunes, STT on Stitcher and STT on Spreaker. Be sure to share the STT Audio Interview Series with coaches, trainers, parents, and athletes too.