Strength & Conditioning

Mercy Athletics believes in the power of conditioning to produce a top level athlete. We provide Strength & Conditioning sessions through Pacific THERx. Strength & Conditioning services are arranged by the coaching staff for any student athlete or team, 2 times a week for 60 minutes to include but not limited to dynamic warm-ups, body-weight strength training, agility, and weighted strength training for 8-10 weeks prior to any of the seasons.

We will also arrange and conduct pre-participation physicals 1-2 times per year to ensure that athletes are prepared for their upcoming seasons.

Summer 2016 Conditioning

  • A comprehensive conditioning program has been put together during the summer months for all athletes. Conditioning sessions will take place at Mercy on: June 14, 16, 17, 21, 23, 24, 28, 30.
    July 1, 5, 7, 8, 12, 14,1 5 from 9-11 a.m.

    The sessions will be conducted by track coach Sunny Diaz who is also a physical education teacher and personal trainer.

    Meet by the pond area near the Mansion.
  • In addition, we will be offering conditioning sessions on the following days:
    June 20, 22, 27, 29,
    July 11, 13, 18, 20
    Aug 1, 3, 8, 10 with a choice of 3-4pm or 4-5pm.

    These sessions will also be held at Mercy. They will be conducted by trainers from Pacific Therx, a group that Mercy contracts with to provide medical coverage at our home games/matches. Meet by pond area near the mansion.
Summer Open Gyms
  • Our volleyball program will be holding open gyms this summer. Any girl who is interested in playing volleyball is encouraged to attend on
    June 14, 21, and 28 at Our Lady of Angel’s gym
    July 12 and 19 at St Catherine’s gym.
    Each session is from 7-9 p.m.
  • Basketball will be holding open gym sessions at Our Lady of Angels on June 15, 22, 29 and July 6 at Our Lady of Angel’s gym and July 13 and 20 at St. Catherine’s. Each session is 7-9 p.m. All basketball players are encouraged to attend. Our Lady of Angels and St. Catherine's are both in Burlingame.

Any questions concerning the conditioning sessions or open gyms can be answered by Athletic Director Charlie Dougherty at

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