Join Wesley Sykes, the managing editor of Coach & AD, Training & Conditioning, and Winning Hoops, as he talks with athletic administrators, coaches, athletic trainers about their jobs, their philosophies, current trends in athletic industries, and more!

Wesley Sykes is the managing editor of the Coach & AD, Training & Conditioning, and Winning Hoops brands. With more than a dozen years in sports journalism, Wesley earned his degree in communications from Hofstra University. His work has brought him inside NFL and NBA locker rooms, MLB and collegiate dugouts, and high school gymnasiums. Follow him on Twitter: @WesleySykes_, @coach_ad, @traincondition, & @winninghoops!

The Return of Rob Miller, Proactive Coaching Partner & Motivational Speaker with Rob Miller, Proactive Coaching Partner & Motivational Speaker Episode #26 — November 18, 2021

In the latest episode, Wesley welcomes back Rob Miller, Proactive Coaching partner, and motivational speaker, to discuss his best practices for fall coaches ending their seasons and winter coaches starting theirs.

Zachary Shank, Neuse Christian (NC) Academy Athletic Director Episode #25 — November 04, 2021

In the latest episode, Wesley is joined by Zachary Shank, Neuse Christian Academy athletic director in North Carolina. Shank was Coach & Athletic Director's Sports Under 40 September honoree.

Ken Sayles, former Capistrano (CA) Valley High School Cross Country Coach with Ken Sayles, former Capistrano (CA) Valley High School Cross Country Coach Episode #24 — October 28, 2021

In the latest episode, Wesley is joined by Ken Sayles, former Capistrano (CA) Valley High School cross country coach, and author of the new book "Coach, Run, Win."

Rob Miller, Proactive Coaching Partner & Motivational Speaker with Rob Miller, Proactive Coaching Partner & Motivational Speaker Episode #23 — October 07, 2021

In the latest episode, Wesley is joined by Rob Miller, Proactive Coaching partner and motivational speaker to discuss his best practices for coaches and his new column with Coach & AD Magazine, Coaching for Significance.

Jim Davis, New Trier (IL) High School Staff & Student Wellness Coordinator with Jim Davis, New Trier (IL) High School Staff & Student Wellness Coordinator Episode #22 — August 26, 2021

In Episode 22, Wesley is joined by New Trier (IL) High School Staff & Student Wellness Coordinator Jim Davis to discuss developing a strong mindset through the weight room, social-economic learning through strength & conditioning, and being a leader.

Scott Garvis, CMAA, Athletics & Leadership Consultant with Scott Garvis, CMAA, Athletics & Leadership Consultant Episode #21 — August 12, 2021

In Episode 21, Wesley is joined by former Ankeny (IA) Centennial High School Scott Garvis to talk about finding your niche, fundraising tips, and life after the AD role.

Trent Dilfer, Super Bowl Champion & Lipscomb Academy Head Coach with Trent Dilfer, Super Bowl Champion & Lipscomb Academy Head Coach Episode #20 — July 29, 2021

In the latest edition of Sideline Sessions, Wesley is joined by Super Bowl champion and current Lipscomb Academy head football coach, Trent Dilfer.

Wendi Irlbeck, Registered Dietitian & Performance Nutritionist with Wendi Irlbeck, Registered Dietitian & Performance Nutritionist Episode #19 — July 15, 2021

In the latest episode, Wesley sits down with Wendi Irlbeck, registered dietitian & performance nutritionist, to discuss effective creatine use, properly fueling for competition, and other supplementation tips.

Jared Felice, Fountain-Fort Carson HS Athletic Director with Jared Felice, Fountain-Fort Carson HS Athletic Director Episode #18 — July 01, 2021

In Episode 18, Wesley is joined by Fountain-Fort Carson High School Athletic Director Jared Felice to discuss his career, advice for young ADs, and how to become a voice for your school on a larger level.

10 Power Principles with Boyd Epley & Friends with Boyd Epley, Diane Banderas, Greg Werner & Kevin Coleman Episode #17 — June 17, 2021

In Episode 17, Wesley shares snippets from one of Coach & AD's latest webinar with Matrix Fitness and Boyd Epley's 10 principles for building game-applicable power.

Speedy Claxton, Hofstra MBB Head Coach with Speedy Claxton, Hofstra MBB Head Coach Episode #16 — May 20, 2021

In Episode 16, Wesley is joined by Hofstra men's basketball head coach and former NBA Champion, Speedy Claxton. They discuss what he hopes to bring to the Pride, translating his recruiting success with the Warriors to the college level, and the best advice he received from Gregg Popovich.

Bill Foran, Miami Heat Strength Coach with Bill Foran, Miami Heat Strength Coach Episode #15 — May 06, 2021

In the latest episode of Sideline Sessions, Wesley is joined by long-time Miami Heat strength coach Bill Foran to discuss his career in the NBA and with Miami Hurricanes, and more.