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IGCT Episode #275: Zach Dechant "You Are Either Coaching It or Allowing It"



Bio

Zach has been in place since 2008 at TCU as the Senior Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning. He oversees the development of Baseball, as well as the quarterback development for Football.


Alongside these priorities he also handles the development and implementation of the Strength and Conditioning Internship Program.

During baseball off-seasons, Coach Dechant trains a group of 30+ current MLB / MiLB Frogs. The pro Frogs spend 4 months back on campus training for the upcoming season.


Previous experience to TCU has included two seasons with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, the University of Wyoming, two years at Missouri State University, as well as time spent with the University of Washington as an intern.


Zach graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Wellness from Missouri State University in 2003. He is certified through the CSCCa, NSCA, FMS-1 and the USAW.



In This Episode We Discuss:

  • What experience in his journey impacted him the most, and Why.

  • Biggest mistake he has made and how he learned from it.

  • Foundation program for all incoming athletes.

  • Max strength and how stronger isn't always better.

  • TCU Internship program.

  • Best piece of coaching advice he has ever received.

  • His favorite quote, Book/App/Website recommendation.



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Connect:

  • z.dechant@Tcu.edu

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  • None

Recommended Websites:

  • www.Altis.world

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