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SUMMER SAPS TRAINING

Speed, Agility, Power & Strength Training for Young People of All Abilities

A Summer Program for  Youth, Teens, & College Students

SAPS Summer Trainings program is designed for individuals 12 and up. Our training philosophy is founded on fostering healthy habits for life while making training fun, appropriately challenging, and positive. We aim to build confidence & self-esteem along with enhancing physical traits.

 

In the program we focus on getting strong, fast, powerful, explosive, flexible, injury resilient and confident. We educate the participants on safe technique, provide nutritional accountability, and we aim to make training enjoyable yet appropriately challenging.

Our program is inclusive and accepting of all individuals from all walks of life, athletic backgrounds, intellectual and physical abilities. Our coaches pour immense energy into getting to know each and every participant so we can help them to the best of our abilities.

Each session has a speed & agility component, strength & power training protocols, and injury prevention exercise methods built into the program. Based on each individual's goals, we adapt training accordingly. 

Training sessions last roughly 1-hour. Groups are capped at 10 kids per session with two coaches present to ensure safety & individualization. 

Ages:

12 and Over

 

Dates:

July 8th - August 16th

Co-Ed Session Start Times:

Monday/Wednesday/Fridays:

Group 1 | 10:00AM

Group 2 | 11:00AM

Group 3 | 12:00PM

Girls Only Session Start Times (Girls Power Hour)

Tuesday/Thursdays:

Group 1 | 10:00AM

Group 2 | 11:00AM

Cost: 

Session-By-Session: $35.00

7-Session Pack: $225.00

14-Session Pack: $420.00

21-Session Pack: $575.00

***Session packs are good for 1 year.

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Meet Your Instructors

Program Instructor

Coach Dan Flanick

Coach Dan Flanick is the lead instructor and coach for the SAPs Program.

Background:

Dan has been coaching kids, teenage, collegiate, and professional athletes for over a decade. Dan was a Division II catcher in college prior becoming a Strength & Conditioning Coach. He started his professional career as an intern at Division I Cornell University working with a wide range of teams including hockey, lacrosse, baseball, softball, basketball, wrestling, squash, swimming & diving , soccer, and equestrian. 

After graduating from Ithaca College with a B.S. in Exercise Science, Dan earned a Graduate Assistantship at Baylor University where he taught PE classes to undergrad students while working for the Athletic Performance Staff as a Graduate Athletic Performance Coach. Dan worked with a variety of teams including the 2014 & 2015 Baylor Football Big 12 championship teams. He also coached women's tennis, acrobatics & tumbling, women's equestrian, and cross-country. Dan graduated from Baylor University with his Master's Degree.

Dan has a Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science and a Master's Degree in Sport Pedagogy. He was #1 in his class at Ithaca College, was the Dean's Award recipient, and graduated with honors. 

In 2017, Dan opened SkanStrength with his family and since then the services, facility, and professionalism have grown tremendously into what SkanStrength is today.

Dan's mentors & pedigree include;

 Coach Kaz Kazadi

Assistant Athletics Director - Football Performance, TCU

2012 National Strength Coach of the Year

Coach Keith Caton

2016 Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association Master Strength & Conditioning Coach Award (Highest honor in the field)​

Coach Chris Ruf

Director of Athletics Performance for Olympic Sports, Baylor University ​

Coach Andrew Althoff

Director of Human Performance, Carolina Panthers​

Coach Jay Andress

Associate Director of Athletics for Strength & Conditioning, Cornell University

Coach Erika Rogan

Assistant Director of Athletics for Strength & Conditioning, Cornell University​

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Program Instructor

Dr. Taylor Flanick

Coach Taylor Flanick is the lead instructor and coach for the Girls Power Hour SAPs Program.

Background:

Dr. Taylor Flanick (DC) is the leader for our Girls Power Hour SAPS program as well as our injury prevention and rehab services. Taylor has her bachelor's degree in health sciences & nutrition from Ithaca College. She achieved her Doctorate at New York Chiropractic College along with her certification in Sports Science and Human Performance.

Dr. Taylor works with youth, teen, collegiate and semi-professional athletes as well as individuals with unique conditions, injuries, chronic illnesses, diseases, and disabilities. She runs our "Girls Power Hour" program, helping young women feel confident, fit, and healthy through training and exercise.

Her expertise has provided her the opportunity to work for a worldwide educational company on rehabilitation, sports performance, and injury prevention called "Clinical Athlete." She hosts educational seminars on nutrition and injury rehabilitation. Dr. Taylor is sough after for her highly individualized, educated, and evidence based approach to training and rehabilitation.

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Education:

B.S. Health Sciences, Ithaca College

Doctorate of Chiropractic, New York Chiropractic College

Certificate in Sports Science & Human Performance, New York Chiropractic College

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