2019 National Conference

Robert Basile

Raising the Bar: A Round Table Discussion on the Cares & Concerns of the Small College

This presentation will cover building and maintaining relationships, building and maintaining a training facility on a small or no budget as well as programming for multiple sports team with limited or no staff. Coach Basile will also cover the topic of building and developing a staff and maintaining the appropriate work/life balance.

Rob Basile has been in the field of strength and conditioning for over 20 years. He joined St. John’s University initially as a volunteer strength and conditioning coach in August of 1996. In September 2001, Rob was hired as the Director of Strength & Conditioning where he currently supervises the programming for 14 Red Storm varsity sports. During his tenure, Rob has contributed to the development of teams that have won multiple Big East conference championships, and numerous NCAA tournament appearances including a Men’s Soccer Final Four, Baseball Super Regional and Women’s Volleyball Sweet Sixteen.

In 2010, Rob presented at the CSCCa national conference along with fellow MSCC colleague Stephanie Tracy-Simmons. He has also presented at the 1st Annual 2018 Long Island Sports Performance Clinic. Rob has been involved in organizing sports performance symposiums where local strength and conditioning coaches, athletic trainers, physical therapists and nutritionists can gather and share knowledge, experiences and bond over working with athletes. Rob earned his Masters degree in Exercise Physiology from Adelphi University in 2006 and had his research thesis abstract titled “The Relationship between Physical and Physiological Performance Measures and Baseball Performance Measures” published in the journal Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise. In Addition, Rob was named a Master Strength and Conditioning Coach in 2013.