Network of Sacred Heart Schools
Athletics

Athletic Performance

Mission Statement

Our mission is to develop character, reduce injury potential, and enhance the athletic performance of our student athletes through the practices of strength and conditioning.

What We Do

  • Education of exercise science concepts and principles
  • Emphasis on training functional movement patterns
  • Developing and maintaining a safe and comfortable training environment
  • Adherence to proper exercise form and technique
  • Daily sport specific prehabilitation prescription
  • Implementing athlete specific rehabilitation protocols – partnering with school athletic training staff, local physical therapists, pediatricians and orthopedic doctors
  • General nutrition education
  • Sports nutrition counseling
  • Maintaining open communication between student-athletes, parents, administrators and athletic training staff

Our Team

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  • Kevin Blaugrund Co-Director of Athletic Performance

    Kevin Blaugrund returns to Sacred Heart Prep after serving as an assistant with the program in 2010-2011. Since then he spent the past five years as a sports performance coach at both Stanford and Santa Clara University where he worked with a variety of varsity teams (football, basketball, soccer, water polo, golf, and cross country). Kevin holds his master’s degree in exercise science and graduated from Arizona State University where he studied kinesiology. Additionally, Kevin is certified through the National Strength & Conditioning Association (CSCS) as well as certified through the National Academy of Sports Medicine as a performance enhancement specialist.
  • Mathew Haack Co-Director of Athletic Performance

    Matt has worked with a wide range of populations, from youth to professional athletes. He comes to Sacred Heart Prep from Menlo College, where he spent the last two years working with Baseball, Women's Basketball, Cross-Country/Track & Field, Men's and Women's Golf, Men's and Women's Soccer, Stunt & Cheer, and Women's Volleyball. During that time, he also worked part-time at Bellarmine College Prep as an assistant water polo coach and team strength and conditioning coach. He earned his Masters in Kinesiology with an emphasis in exercise physiology from San Jose State University.

CONTACTS

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Where Scholarship and Values Matter
Founded by the Society of the Sacred Heart, SHS is a Catholic, independent, co-ed day school for students in preschool through grade 12