Some Food For Thought


Specialize in being a generalist.

Seek knowledge, not information.

Balance theory and practice (Art and Science).

Don’t ever forget it is not about you, it is about the athlete.

Create and foster independence in the athlete.

Be a leader.

Development takes time – the process is cumulative.

Have a plan, execute the plan, and evaluate the results.

Coach the complete athlete – the 24-hour athlete.

Find mentors, not gurus!

Vern Gambetta

Vern Gambetta

Director at Gambetta Sports Training Systems
Vern is the Director of Gambetta Sports Training Systems. He has been the a conditioning coach for several MLS teams as well as the conditioning consultant to the US Men's World Cup Soccer team. Vern is the former Director of Conditioning for the Chicago White Sox and New York Mets. He has lectured and conducted clinics in Canada, Japan, Australia and Europe and has authored six books and over one hundred articles related to coaching and sport performance in a variety of sports. He has a BA in teaching with a coaching minor and an MA in Education with an emphasis in physical education from Stanford University.
Vern Gambetta


Athletic Development Coach & Consultant. Founder of GAIN Network. Proud dad. Love to read everything.
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