Charles and Mary
Lucas Athletic Annex Photos
The primary focus with our performance programs at Southern
Illinois University Edwardsville is to maximize each athlete's
potential by a systematic approach to training. This is
accomplished by designing comprehensive training programs that
develop a strong athletic foundation while focusing on the specific
needs of each sport and athlete.
Our programs are designed to focus on the cornerstones of
athleticism within each sport.
• Joint Mobility / Stability
• Speed (Linear / Lateral)
• Strength / Core Development
• Injury Reduction
• Energy System Development
• Nutrition / Regeneration Education
In order for our athletes to compete at their highest level, an
annual plan must be developed. The 3 main training phases are:
off-season, preseason, and in-season. Through our systematic
approach, various training methods and exercise techniques are
implemented to ensure positive training outcomes.
Character, Opportunity, Unity, Greatness, Attitude, Responsibility
are all traits instilled into our athletes and will bring them
SUCCESS both on the field of competition and in the game of