IYCA 2017 Summit

2017 IYCA National SummitApril 27-29, 2017 | Detroit, MI

Join us at the 2017 IYCA National Summit and experience the new feel of the IYCA. This event will be packed with information with a speaker line-up unlike any you've ever seen.

The event will be held at the Embassy Suites in Livonia/Novi, MI and the Total Sports Complex in Wixom, MI.

Friday will include presentations at the Embassy Suites. Saturday will be a full day of hands-on presentations at the Total Sports Complex. Social events and pre-planned breaks are scheduled to maximize your time building relationships and interacting with many of the top professionals in the industry.

This event has been approved for 1.2 NSCA CEUs

Our Speakers
  • Ron McKeefery

    Ron is the NSCA National Strength & Conditioning Coach of the Year and a Master Strength Coach with the CSCCa.  He has been a S & C Coach at the University of Tennessee, U. of South Florida, Eastern Michigan and the Cincinnati Bengals and is now the Director of Education for PLAE USA.

  • Rob Taylor

    Rob is one of the most dynamic coaches and businessmen in the industry.  As a former college strength coach and the owner of Smarter Team Training in Baltimore, MD, Rob has trained thousands of athletes at every level of competition.

  • Dr. Selena Budge

    Selena is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and the owner and creator of Stability Enhancement Systems, an injury prevention program used at many of the top colleges and professional teams in the country.

  • Brett Klika

    Brett Klika is the co-founder of SpiderFit Kids and the 2013 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year. He has worked with Todd Durkin at Fitness Quest 10 for over 17 years and is one of the world’s leading experts on youth development.

  • Heather Mason

    Heather is the former Athletic Director for Strength & Conditioning at the University of Tennessee, as well as a strength coach at Notre Dame and U. of Cincinnati.  She is now an educational resource for Hammer Strength & Life Fitness.

  • Jim Kielbaso

    President & CEO of the IYCA and Director of the Total Performance Training Center.  Jim is the author of the IYCA Certified Speed & Agility Specialist certification and the book Ultimate Speed & Agility as well as the host of the Impact Show podcast.

  • Jason Novak

    Jason is the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach at Central Michigan University and served as a Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Tennessee Titans for several years.

  • Freddie Walker

    Freddie is the Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach at the University of Pittsburgh.  He was formerly in similar roles at the University of Illinois and Michigan State University.

  • Shawn Grant

    Shawn is the Co-owner of Plymouth Physical Therapy and leads a team of Certified Athletic Trainers covering six high schools.

  • Mike Vorkapich

    Mike is the Director of Sports Science at Michigan State University and has been a strength coach for over 20 years.

  • Joe Powell

    Joe is an Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach at Central Michigan University and a faculty member in the Department of Health Sciences.

  • Fred Eaves

    Fred is the Strength Coach at Battle Ground Academy in Franklin, TN and the National High School S & C Coach of the Year.

  • Eric Chessen

    Eric Chessen, M.S., is the Founder of Autism Fitness. He is the creator of the PAC Profile Assessment, Autism Fitness Certification, and Co-Founder of StrongerThanU.com.

  • Brian Sipotz

    Brian is the Owner of Advantage Strength & Conditioning and co-owner of HockeyStrengthAndConditioning.com.

Additional speakers include Eric Chessen, Jeremiah Chapman, Brad Leshinske and Zach Houghton. More information on their presentations will be made available after registration. Pre-Conference Workshop

Do you want your sports performance business to make more money? Whether you'be been open for ten years or you're just getting started, the Sports Performance Business Academy will help you distinguish yourself as the leader in your market

Picture yourself spending several hours with three of the top business leaders in the sports performance world as they share all of their experience and advice to help you achieve success. Learn proven marketing strategies, effective sales techniques, and operations tips that will propel your business forward.

You'll come away from the Academy with an exact plan you'll use to dominate your market, and you'll be blown away by the number of practical ideas shared. We'll even be dissecting a couple of lucky participants' businesses to help them create the business of their dreams.

Sports Performance Business Academy Pre-Conference Seminar - $99

Early-Bird Special - $49 until Feb 15th
The Sports Performance Business Academy will take place at the Embassy Suites on the afternoon of Thursday, April 27th.

The Embassy Suites is located just off the highway about 20 minutes from Detroit Metro Airport. This is about $20-30 Uber ride or multiple car rental agencies are available at the airport. If registering, please make reservations at this special IYCA Summit reservation link or call 1-800-HILTONS and request the meet rate for the IYCA Conference at the Embassy Suites Livonia/Novi location.

Address: 19525 Victor Pkwy, Livonia, MI 48152
Phone: (734) 462-6000
Special IYCA Summit reservation link

We have a special room rate at the Embassy Suites of $122 that includes a full breakfast and evening drinks/snacks.

Total Sports Complex is the largest indoor turf complex in the Midwest, featuring the Total Performance Training Center and over 350,000 square feet of turf.

Total Sports Complex
30990 Wixom Road
Wixom, MI 48393

There will also be excellent social events planned to make sure there is plenty of time to build relationships

Register NOW!