Tim Pelot, Senior Strength and Conditioning Coach for the United States Olympic Committee, talks to the NSCA Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Scott Caulfield, about coaching Olympic athletes. Topics under discussion include building relationships, the unique challenges of working within national team programs, how to work with other elite professionals, and leveraging social media to expand your network.
Tim Pelot, CSCS, has spent time in the collegiate, professional, and private settings. He is currently a Senior Strength and Conditioning Coach for the United States Olympic Committee (USOC). Pelot has been involved with the USOC for nine years in the following sports: bobsled, skeleton, luge, alpine ski, aerial ski, freestyle ski, canoe, kayak, freestyle and Greco wrestling, indoor volleyball, track cycling, judo, speed skating short track, water polo, beach volleyball, swimming, and boxing. In his tenure with the USOC, he has helped support the attainment of 20 major international gold medals, two World Cup titles, two World Championship titles, three Olympic bronze medals, one Olympic silver medal, and three Olympic gold medals.