Episode 16- Gaucho Flex (Featuring Eric Schmitt)
Eric Schmitt is the Director of Sports Performance at UCSB where he oversees all aspects of strength & conditioning and nutritional needs of the 450 Gaucho student-athletes across 20 programs.
Schmitt details his athletic development strategies at UCSB and gives weight room superlatives to some of the most dedicated Gaucho athletes.
Eric was hired at UCSB after serving as an assistant sports performance director at UCLA where he was responsible for the assessment, design and implementation of all aspects of the men’s soccer, men and women’s golf, and men and women’s water polo teams athletic performance programs.
He designed and implemented all aspects of performance enhancement programming from in-season and off-season sport specific preparation, movement skills, plyometric, speed, agility, conditioning, and injury prevention.