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John Underwood

Fall Sports Orientation: Life of an Athlete/Pure Performance to Maximize Your Potential

Tue, Aug 18, 2015 - Wed, Aug 19, 2015


Website for “Life of an Athlete”

Power Back Diet (Nutrition Summary for Athletes)
Sleep Manual (Recovery and Rest for Athletes)

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Director/Founder Life of an Athlete

A former NCAA All American, international level distance runner for the Oregon Track Club and the NYAC, a World Masters Champion, John Underwood was coached by legendary the Bill Bowerman. John has trained or advised more than two dozen Olympians, including many world and Olympic champions. He studied human performance at the Sport Institute of Finland/ Vierumaki/. He holds three International Olympic solidarity diplomas for coaching and has been a crusader for drug-free sport at all levels. John is an internationally recognized human performance expert, specializing in recovery, peaking training and lifestyle impact on mental and physical performance.

John presents information on how alcohol and other substances affect the body and brain of adolescents and how adults can have an important impact on the lifestyle choices young people make. He is a dynamic speaker who has traveled the country with this presentation, including working with coaches, parents and teen athletes.

Fall Sports Orientation:  Parent and Athlete Meetings
Tuesday, Aug. 18

  • 6:00 pm – Glenbard East Auditorium, 1014 S. Main St., Lombard IL
  • 7:30 pm – Glenbard South Auditorium, 23W200 Butterfield Rd., Glen Ellyn IL

Wednesday, Aug. 19

  • 6:00 pm- Glenbard North Auditorium, 990 Kuhn Rd., Carol Stream IL
  • 7:00 pm – Glenbard West Auditorium, 670 Crescent Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL



Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
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