Les Spellman, the founder of Spellman Performance, has emerged as one of America’s elite speed performance coaches – training NFL and USA Rugby players, Olympic bobsledders, NCAA athletes, and emerging high school and youth level kids across a variety of sports.
His passion for speed has its roots in his own experience as a young athlete who fractured his femur at 17 years old in a near death car accident. He was left debilitated with a metal rod in his femur and forced to learn how to walk again. Les wasn’t satisfied with simply walking – he wanted to run – to fly! He immersed himself in the study of advanced biomechanics and speed training techniques. He learned. He reengineered his speed skills. And he more than walked – he ran his way on to the elite Division 1 program at Temple University.
Les is now sharing his years of learnings and achievements to inspire a new generation of athletes – personalizing training programs to teach them how to master their own skills and speed; how to transfer skills to their sport.
Some of his many coaching achivements include :
  • NCAA Women's Soccer Player of the Year (Catarina Maccario)
  • 5 x 4.3 second 40 yard dashes 2019 NFL Draft
  • 2x World Rugby Player of Year
  • 5 Athletes Drafted 2019 NFL Draft
  • #3 Overall pick in NFL Draft - Quinnen Williams
  • 50+ NFL Athletes



Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 12:30 PM BST
Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 3:30 PM BST

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Loughborough University
Epinal Way
Loughborough LE11 3TU
United Kingdom

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Coach Development Workshop

Saturday 1st June 2019 - 1230-1630

'Preparing the Athletes for NFL'

Player Practical Workshop 

Sunday 2nd June 2019

'40 Yard Dash and Agility Session'

Loughborough University

There are two workshops taking place over the weekend. Saturday will be for Coaches and Sunday for Players.

Coach development workshop on Saturday 1st June, for speed and conditioning coaches/practitioners with an interest in NFL and all team sports involvinf speed and change of direction.

This workshop will start with a theory session where Coach Spellman will share his system and training philosphy for speed and agility for team sports players.  The final part of the workshop is a practical element, where the audience will be encouraged to participate in a progression of speed and special strength exercises. 

Tickets are 65.00 with an early bird price of 45.00 for the first 30 delegates. Please enter EB01 as your promo code at checkout in order to recieve your discount.

We are also offering Student tickets at 30.00, please email info@speedworks.training to recieve your discount code.


Player Practical workshop on  Sunday 2nd June, is designed for junior and senior players of any sport that requires speed and agility.

Coach Spellman will take the group through a 2 hour practical session, sharing the methodology he uses with his junior and pro NFL players.

You will learn some of the specifics to NFL combine prep, as well as speed and agility fundamentals. This workshop is appropriate for athletes over the age of 12, from evasion sports such as rugby, football, netball, hockey, basketball etc. We will run age and skill approriate sessions throughout the day. 

Tickets are 40.00 per person

Group discount - 30 per person (for groups of 3 or more) email info@speedworks.training to book.

For 1-2-1 coaching and analysis session please email info@speedworks.training.