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Welcome to the Way of Champions Podcast hosted by John O'Sullivan.

 

Each week we connect you with the top minds in sport, coaching, leadership, and creating championship programs so you can take your athletes and teams to the next level.

Jan 14, 2019

You can take courses, read a bunch of books, listen to a thousand podcasts on what you should be doing to be a champion. Dana Cavalea hs been there too, but he had a front row seat to Champion Habits as the Strength and Conditioning Coach of the New York Yankees, and he knows exactly what Champions do to be Champions.

 

 

Getting in Touch:

Website: danacavalea.com

Email: dana@danacavalea.com

Twitter: @danacavalea

Book Link: Habits of a Champion

 

About

Dana Cavalea spent 12 years with the New York Yankees Organization, many of those years  as the Director of Strength and Conditioning & Performance Enhancement winning a World Series in 2009. 

In addition, he was the recipient of the 2009 MLB Nolan Ryan Award. This award is given to MLB's top Strength Coach as voted by his peers. During his career, Dana has had the opportunity to train greats such as Alex Rodriguez, Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte, Justin Verlander, and more.

"My objectives are to bring the same techniques, culture, attitude, service, first class training and development programs to Entrepreneurs, Executives, Companies, Students, and Pro Athletes.- Coach Dana Cavalea

Currently he is a high performance speaker and consultant to Pro Athletes, Entrepreneurs, Business Executives, Workforces and Universities on lifestyle strategies to reduce stress, improve work/life balance, and most importantly improve daily performance/outcomes. All of this is known as Performance Enhancement.

Dana has formulated plans and strategies to improve sleep, reduce pain, lower stress, improve body composition, speed-strength-power, as well as mindset training for maximal performance. 

 

Show Notes

6:15 From cleaning the weight room at Spring Training to Yankees Strength and Conditioning Coach

18:00 Mariano Rivera’s playing philosophy

25:45 When you throw the pitch that loses the World Series

36:45 The greatest quality of Joe Torrey

47:45 Dana’s book and the 5 Drivers of Performance

 

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Hosted by John O'Sullivan. Produced by Coach Reed Maltbie