• 6th Annual Hutto Sports Performance Clinic

    The Strength and Conditioning Department at Hutto High School would like to invite you and your staff to attend the 6th Annual Hutto Sports Performance Clinic

    The in-person clinic is canceled due to increasing covid numbers. Working on transitioning this to virtual, you can register now and once I get this lined up I'll email you the info.

    This clinic is for all coaches of any sport from Middle School, High School to College coaches to provide and give you a solid resource to share and exchange information for all of your program design, strength, speed, agility and Olympic lifting needs in the ever-changing field of athletic performance.


    Clinic Schedule


    7:00 am



    Registration & Check-In


    8:00 - 9:30 am

    Chad Vaughn - "How to most effectively utilize the Olympic Lifts in the high school weight room"

    9:30 - 11:00 am

    Missy Mitchell-McBeth - "Developing the High School Volleyball Athlete"

    11:00 am

    Lunch (Sponsored by Cotton Country Club)

    12:00 - 1:30 pm 

    Garson Skelton - "Implementing a High School Summer Athletic Performance Program"

    1:30 - 3:00 pm

    Nick Brattain - "The Development and Maintenance of a Linear Speed Program for Middle/High School Athletes"


     *This clinic may have a hands on session, participants are asked to dress comfortably and only participate within their physical limitations.

    *Times, Speakers & Topics Subject to Change


    Location:    Hutto High School (Click for Google Maps)

               101 FM 685, Hutto, TX 78634

               Clinic Parking, PAC & Fieldhouse

     Clinic Fee$45/Individual   $80/ 2 Coaches (+$30 additional per coach per staff)

                         (Make Checks/Money Orders Payable to: Hutto Athletics)


    Register Here



    3 CEU's



    .6 CEU's



    Featured Speakers

    Chad Vaughn

    Chad Vaughn

    Chad is a teacher at heart, bearing the curiosity and confidence to continually experiment, innovate, and invent. Using these characteristics he most enjoys creating content through writing, videos, podcasts, and programming. Chad also stays busy leading clinics throughout the world where he’s been able to translate his experience, knowledge, and instincts as an athlete into coaching others.

    Athletic Accomplishments:
    *As a Senior Athlete
    2-Time Olympian (2004 and 2008)
    9-Time Senior National Champion
    Pan American Games Gold Medalist (2003)
    3-Time Pan American Games Team Member
    6-Time Pan American Team Member
    6-Time World Team Member
    Former Senior American Record Holder

    *As a Master Athlete (35 Years and Older)
    Masters World Champion (2019)
    3-Time National Masters Champion
    Masters American Record Holder
    Masters World Record Holder

    Coaching Credentials:
    USA Weightlifting Level 1 Coach
    CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
    CrossFit Level 2 Trainer
    Power Monkey Fitness Coach
    18 Years Programming Experience
    9 Years of Full-Time Coaching Experience
    9 Years of Seminar Lead Experience
    Developed/led CrossFit Weightlifting Advanced Course

    Missy Mitchell

    Missy Mitchell-McBeth 
    Byron Nelson High School
    (MSEd, SCCC,



    Coach Mitchell-McBeth has over 15 years of experience in the coaching profession. She is currently the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Byron Nelson High School in Trophy Club, Texas. There she oversees the development of 13 different sports, over 500 athletes, and trains all sport coaches to assist in the weight room. 

    ​Prior to this, she was the Senior Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at TCU in Fort Worth, TX for 7 years. There she handled the development of the Women's Indoor Volleyball, Women's Basketball, and Women's Golf programs and assisted with football. 

    ​Before her time as a full-time strength and conditioning professional, Mitchell-McBeth was a High School sport coach for 4 years in Copperas Cove, Texas. She holds a Master's degree in Exercise Physiology from Baylor University, and holds SCCC, CSCS, USAW, FRC, and RPR-1 certifications. She and her husband Brian, head baseball coach at Ponder High School in Ponder, Texas, have been married for 15 years.



    Garson Skelton
    Harker Heights HS
    (CSCS*D, USAW)

    Coach Skelton is entering his 7
    th season as the strength and conditioning coach for Harker Heights High School.  Garson joined the Knights in June of 2013 and works with the majority of the sports and athletes on campus, as well as develops the middle school training program for their feeder schools.  He spent the 2013 school year as the strength and conditioning coordinator for Santa Fe ISD.  Prior to that he worked as a personal trainer in the Katy area working with high school and junior high athletes.  He spent 2011 interning at the University of Houston working with the football, volleyball, women's basketball, and swimming teams.  From 2009 – 2011 he spent time with the Baylor University men and women’s basketball teams.

    A 2009 graduate from Baylor University, Garson earned a master’s degree in exercise physiology from his undergraduate alma mater in 2011.  He worked as an intern for the men and women’s basketball programs under Charlie Melton and Jeremy Heffner.  He also spent time working in the Baylor Exercise and Sport Nutrition Lab under former Baylor professor Dr. Darryn Willoughby.

    Garson is a certified strength and conditioning coach through the NSCA, and has also completed the requirements of the Level 1 club coach through USA Weightlifting.



    Nick Brattain
    Brattain Sports Performance
    (CSCS, FMS)


    Nick Brattain serves as the owner and founder of Brattain Sports Performance, the High Performance Coach for Isidore Newman School and the National High School Strength Coaches Association (NHSSCA) Louisiana State Director.

    Nick is a graduate of the University of Indianapolis, where he majored in Exercise Science with a concentration in Physical Therapy. While at the university, Nick competed for the track team as a 200/400 meter sprinter. Throughout his career, he accumulated 3 NCAA All-American titles, 6 conference Indoor/Outdoor Titles, and numerous indoor and outdoor records. He graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor’s in Exercise Science.

    From 2011 to 2014, Nick worked for Indiana University Health, a private, hospital-based facility in Indianapolis, Indiana. Nick held the title of Sports Medicine team leader. In this role, he would direct 5 physical therapists, 7 athletic trainers, and 9 strength and conditioning coaches.

    This team of individuals served middle school, high school and collegiate athletes in the Indianapolis area. Nick also worked directly with several Indianapolis Pacers’, Indianapolis Colt’s, and Andretti racing athletes throughout their careers. Due to his work with veteran players he began to make a name for himself as a professional, able to help athletes, whose pasts were plagued with injuries, to make returns to optimal form.

    In September of 2014, Nick was asked to move to New Orleans to work specifically with New Orleans Pelicans players. After a successful first few weeks, Nick became a consultant for the New Orleans Pelicans Strength and Conditioning Staff. In this role, he oversaw the strength training, conditioning, and rehab for multiple athletes. He was also in charge of all off-season training and rehabilitation, both while in New Orleans and while travelling abroad.

    While working with the Pelicans, Nick founded Brattain Sports Performance in September of 2014. Since BSP’s inception the facility, has grown to become one of New Orleans premier training facilities, working with athletes of all levels from all areas of Louisiana. Nick is best known for his ability to help athletes find an edge in competition through increased speed and explosiveness in movement.

    Currently, along with his duties within Brattain Sports Performance, Nick is the High Performance Coach for Isidore Newman School. At Isidore Newman, Nick is in charge of all strength and conditioning, agility, nutrition, and return-to-play needs of all student-athletes. He works with roughly 400 student-athletes on a daily basis as they prepare for their athletic seasons. Nick is also responsible for the development of the nutrition program which provides information for the student-athletes, as well as pre-game meals.

    As an author and speaker, Nick has written for numerous athletic performance organizations including Elitefts, International Youth Conditioning Association, and National High School Strength Coaches Association. Nick also speaks around the country regarding his ideas and programming in regards to speed and agility training.

    Along with his role within Brattain Sports Performance and Isidore Newman, Nick serves as the Louisiana State Director for the National High School Strength Coaches Association. Through this organization, Nick helps to connect coaches around the state, disseminate proper training information and aid in the creation of high school strength and conditioning programs.

    THSCA    NSCA    CSCCa