LA Galaxy Sports Science Symposium

Limited spaces are still available for the LA Galaxy Sports Science Symposium, a three-day conference gathering some of the most progressive minds in sports science and performance training, at StubHub Center from May 23-25.

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With notable presenters gathered from some of world soccer’s prestigious places, the LA Galaxy Sports Science Symposium will feature some of the industry’s top talent. At the Symposium, featured speakers will share the latest methodologies in soccer training, strength & conditioning, performance coaching and data analytics.

A confirmed list of presenters is below. More speakers are expected to be added ahead of the symposium.

  • Pierre Barrieu (LA Galaxy, Director of Sports Performance): “FIFA: Planification and Quantification without Equipment: The A.U. Method”
  • Giuseppe Bellistri (Inter Milan, Fitness Coach)
  • Daniel Stenz (Luneng Taishan, Technical Director): “Gaining Competitive Advantage by using Big Data”
  • Robin Thorpe, PhD (Manchester United, Head of Recovery and Regeneration): “Fatigue and Recovery in elite Team sports : Monitoring and Management”
  • Fergus Connolly (University of Michigan, Performance and Operations Director): “Sequencing and Planning of Recovery”
  • Dana Ryan (Director of Sport Performance and Education, Herbalife Nutrtition): "Importance of Personalized Post Training Nutrition"
  • Chris Neville (former FA and Blackburn Rovers, Football and Performance Consultant): “Training Session Structure and Periodization”
  • Matt Price (LA Kings, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach): "Injury reduction concepts and integrated training"
  • Dawn Scott (U.S. Women's National Team High Performance Coach): "Playing for a Major Tournament"
  • Adam Waterson and Will Sparkes (Strength & Conditioning Coach, Team Sport Scientist, LA Galaxy): "GPS Integration and Return to Play Protocols"
  • Phil Coles (Director of Performance, San Antonio Spurs): "The Injury Prevention Pyramid: Practical Examples in BB and Soccer"

Participants will then be able to enroll for $425 until all spots are filled. To register, click here. For more information, click here or email

Registration includes:

  • Series of lectures by guest coaches and trainers
  • LA Galaxy coaches gifts
  • CEU’s
  • Ticket to LA Galaxy vs San Jose Earthquakes on May 25, 2018 at 8 p.m.
  • Lunch on Wednesday and Thursday
  • Social in Manhattan Beach
<p>LA Galaxy Sports Science Symposium</p>
<p>Pierre Barrieu (LA Galaxy, Director of Sports Performance) and Featured Presenters</p>
<p>May 23-25</p>
<p>American Express Stadium Club</p><p>StubHub Center</p><p>18400 Avalon Blvd.</p><p>Carson, CA 90746</p>