NCSA Speaker Bios

Paul Putnam

Paul Putnam comes to NCSA with an impressive athletic resume. While attending Skyline High school in Salt Lake City, Paul was a three sport star in football, swimming, and track and field. Aside from being a member of a state champion football team, Paul broke state records in several track and field events and was named MVP at the 1981 State Track Meet. Paul's high school success led to a collegiate football career which began at Bakersfield College in California where he earned all-conference honors as a kicker. After being called to an LDS mission in England, Paul returned to collegiate athletics and was awarded a scholarship to Weber State where he was the conference champion in the Decathlon.

Paul is currently the owner for BASICS Sports Medicine which, in partnership with Weber State University, provides and promotes higher education, physical and psychological wellness, and performance enhancement. Through Paul's leadership, BASICS has set an industry standard in the state of Utah for sport specific training. BASICS has overseen the training of world class caliber athletes ranging from Olympians to NFL players. Paul looks forward to drawing from his own personal experiences with recruiting and the impact athletics can have on a young individual's life and educating aspiring athletes around the country.

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