ATHLETE OF THE MONTH
Dylan Contreras was recently named Midwest Division Second Star of the Week for the NAHL. Dylan plays forward for the Kenai River Brown Bears, where he has 11 goals and 24 assists, totaling 35 points in 39 games played so far this season. He recently committed to play NCAA Division I hockey at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Dylan trained this past summer in Compete’s Yorba Linda facility.
Over 150 Compete clients have now committed to play college sports since 2009. Recent commitments include Taylor Smith (University of Arizona Soccer), Victoria Turner (UC San Diego Volleyball), Julia Kakkis (Brown University Volleyball), Jordan Fjelstad (Oregon State Soccer), Francois Devilliers (Air Force Hockey), Dylan Contreras (Anchorage Hockey), Sophia Soaf (Southern Utah Soccer), Madison Schuler (Chico State Soccer), Phil Lalonde (Dartmouth Hockey), and Madisyn Ryan (Maine Hockey)
JULIA KAKKIS NAMED CA PLAYER OF THE YEAR & ALL-AMERICAN TEAM
In the News
Congrats to the Lady Ducks 16aaa team on winning the Pacific District Championship. The team went 4-0 in the tournament and will advance to the USA Hockey National Championships in Florida.
Congrats to client Lorel Stringer on being named to the PCL All-League first team. She was also named the Portola High School Girls Soccer Team Offensive Player of the Year.
Our owner, Chris Phillips, has been selected to be the athletic trainer for Czech Republic Figure Skating for 2024 Figure Skating World Championships in Montreal. Chris held the same position in the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing and the 2023 Figures Skating...
Most sports come down to one component: speed. If you cannot perform in your sport quickly, then it will be extremely challenging to excel. To train for speed, it needs to be done with 100% effort. Here are two quick tips on how to improve your speed. #1 - Speed=...
As the season begins to wind down and playoffs are around the corner, it’s time to take a look at your training and recovery program and see if you need to modify it. The season can be very demanding on athletes with practices, lessons, games, tournaments, travel, and...
It’s getting late in the season and we all have muscle aches and pains from all the games and practices we put ourselves in. If you find yourself in a situation of having chronically sore hamstrings, it is most likely that you do not need more hamstring...
“Chris Phillips helped me become what I am today. Without his knowledge and dedication I could never have achieved the accomplishments that I have gained in my hockey career.”
– Jonathan Blum, Former NHL 1st Round Draft Pick and 2018 US Olympian
“As a Team USA Figure Skater I spend as much time on recovery as I do training on the ice. Chris Phillips with Compete has been a great addition to my team. I rely on Chris and his staff as the primary resource for sports rehab and massage. He has been instrumental in my overall wellness and conditioning.”
-Mariah Bell, 2022 USA National Champion and Olympian
-Dr. Scott Graham, SCOS