Sports Technology Summit

2013 Acrobat & Combat Sports Technology Summit

U.S. Olympic Training Center | Colorado Springs, Colo.
Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013

The 2013 Acrobat & Combat Sports Technology Summit will take place Tuesday, Nov. 5 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. The summit provides a forum to share ideas and best practices among some of the most influential leaders in sport technology, who have gathered from Olympic, Paralympic, professional and amateur athletic organizations across the country. The goal of the summit is to recognize and explore the different applications of technology in order to support American athletes in achieving competitive excellence.  

Schedule
As of Oct. 31, 2012 – subject to change. 

8-8:15 a.m.  Welcome
   Alan Ashley, USOC chief of sport performance
Rachel Isaacs, USOC Acrobat and Combat Sports team leader
8:15-9:15 a.m. 
Technology in the NFL
Tony Lazzaro, director of football information systems for the Denver Broncos
9:15-9:45 a.m. 
The Mobile Coach App
Chris Snyder, USOC director of coaching education 
9:45-10:15 a.m. 
Break
 
10:15-11 a.m.  Developing measurable statistics for scouting, training and competition
Meredith Miller, former USA Taekwondo high performance director 

11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. 

Innovation & Technology: Wearable sensors to enhance athlete performance
  Drew Johansen, Indiana University head diving coach
John Dussliere, USA Boxing, high performance director
James McNames, APDM Inc. Sensor Technology CEO
Mounir Zok, USOC senior sports technologist 

12:15-1:45 p.m. 

Lunch

1:45-2:45 p.m.  

Sports vision enhancement training principles and exercises
  Michael Zupan, U.S. Air Force Academy director of human performance lab
Dennis Buttler, international expert in vision training 

2:45-3:30 p.m.

Service Providers Update
  Nutrition tools used with athletes:
Jennifer Gibson, USOC sport dietitian
Biofeedback options for managing energy levels and focus:
Karen Cogan, USOC sport psychologist
Using heart rate monitors to optimize training and recovery response:
Lesli Shooter, USOC physiologist

3:30-4 p.m. 

Break

4-4:45 p.m. 

Technology innovation in USA Gymnastics
  Tom Meadows, Cypress Gymnastics Academy men’s head coach
Mounir Zok, USOC senior sports technologist 
4:45-5 p.m. 
Closing remarks
Ron Brant, USOC High Performance Director 

6-8 p.m.

Evening reception 

Location
Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center
West Wing Conference Center
1 Olympic Plaza
Colorado Springs, CO 80909

Contacts
Ron Brant
USOC High Performance Director
Ron.Brant@usoc.org
(719) 306-5692

Mounir Zok 
USOC Sr. Sports Technologist
Mounir.Zok@usoc.org
(719) 439-6974