Jason Novak - Head S&C Coach at Michigan State Football on The 3 Pillars of MSU Football's Weight Room, Implementing Mission-Critical Standards, How to Handle Pressure, and More.
Coach Forward PodcastNovember 02, 2022
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Jason Novak - Head S&C Coach at Michigan State Football on The 3 Pillars of MSU Football's Weight Room, Implementing Mission-Critical Standards, How to Handle Pressure, and More.

Coach Forward is an interview-style podcast hosted by Jason Mejeur (Coach J), accomplished Coach, Mentor, and Founder/CEO at OWN IT.

Highlights from the episode:

[14:08]
How Michigan St Football Focuses On "Mission-Critical" Standards
[17:23] The 3 Rules Of The Weight Room
[26:54] Keeping Similar Routines In-Season
[28:45] Supporting Players Under Pressure


Coach Novak is in his third year as the Head Coach of Strength & Conditioning for the Michigan State football program.

His offseason strength and conditioning program was one of the key reasons for Michigan State's school-record turnaround season in 2021 as the Spartans won 11 games and finished ranked in the top 10 of the national polls.

Coach Novak has extensive experience in the field of Strength & Conditioning, including head roles at IMG Academy and Central Michigan, and an assistant role for the Tennessee Titans .

Coach Novak a great teacher and motivator who takes an individualized approach to developing his players. He's also on the cutting edge of training and analytics.



About Jason Mejeur (Coach J)

Jason has 15+ years of experience coaching basketball at the college and high school level and has lived on the sidelines and in the locker rooms working to build teams and inspire athletes.

His mission is to build authentic relationships with his players so that he can impact them beyond the basketball court.

More recently, Jason is building the OWN IT System to help bring data-driven sleep and health coaching to student-athletes and their teams.

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