Kevin Neeld is the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the San Jose Sharks, where he assists in all aspects of designing and implementing the team's performance training program, as well as monitoring the players’ performance, workload and recovery. Prior to joining the Sharks, Neeld was the director of a private sports performance facility in New Jersey for 7 years, working with pro, college, junior and elite level youth hockey players. He also served as a strength and conditioning coach with the U.S. Women's Olympic Ice Hockey Team for 5 years. He has written two books, Ultimate Hockey Training and Ultimate Hockey Transformation, with his third, Speed Training for Hockey, due to release this Fall.
Neeld is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Certified Massage Therapist. He holds a Master’s degree in Kinesiology & Exercise Neuroscience from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and is currently a doctoral candidate in Rocky Mountain University’s program in Human and Sport Performance.