About Joe

Joe DeLeo is the lead Strength & Conditioning Coach at Lawrence Memorial Hospital Performance & Wellness Center in Lawrence, Kansas. He coaches inside a sports performance and physical therapy clinic at Rock Chalk Park. He works with athletes returning directly from sports rehabilitation as well as athletes focused on performance in the sports of baseball, basketball, golf, soccer, swimming, track & field, and volleyball.

In October of 2018, Joe was named the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Portuguese Rowing Federation. He owns and operates his coaching/consulting company, LEO Training which focuses on strength & conditioning and injury rehabilitation for rowing.

Athlete Health & Fitness

Athletes' Heart & Pulse Rates - What's Normal?

Considerations in training and training programmes to ensure a athlete maintains a healthy heart is essential. In this blog we look at healthy heart rate zone

Athlete Health & Fitness

How much sleep does an athlete need?

Athletes’ sleep is responsible for recovery and adaptation to their training. The quantity and quality of sleep for athletes are two specific variables that will


What strength quality does your rower/crew need to improve their speed?

How can strength & conditioning emphasize different strength qualities to improve performance? This article provides a framework and recommendations for the coach and rower to address