Coaches Articles

12 Things All College Coaches Want in a Recruit

12 Things All College Coaches Want in a Recruit By Alan Parham – National Scouting Report “Ability is something college coaches look for when recruiting. But there are some other traits that coaches want in a prospective student-athlete.” ATHLETICISM: First and foremost, you must have the skills to play in college, or at least the…

September 18, 2022

Faster starts and quicker accelerations

FASTER STARTS AND QUICKER ACCELERATIONS Acceleration Guidelines when Stealing a Base By Gene Coleman, Ed. D., RSCC*E, FACSM In an attempt to better serve the coaches, players and parents involved in youth and high school baseball, the PBSCCS periodically publishes information on factors that can affect conditioning and performance at these levels. Topics are selected…

September 11, 2022

Job Posting: Padres

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September 10, 2022

Job Posting: Padres

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September 10, 2022

Podcasts

Interview with Terrence Kennell (Part 2)

  This interview is Part Two of a two-part interview with Terrence Kennell (formerly of the Houston Astros organization). Topics covered in this episode: His books – Big Hitters Manual (Vol. 1 and 2) Finding success & quality advice Continuing education resources Quotes: “Open-mindedness is a big factor, I think, because there’s always things we…

September 8, 2022

Interview with Terrence Kennell (Part 1)

This interview is Part One of a two-part interview with Terrence Kennell (formerly of the Houston Astros organization).   Topics covered in this episode: -His journey and new experiences -College basketball vs. Professional Baseball -Conditioning for all athletes   Quotes: -“The heart is still a muscle, and the best way to build an aerobic base…

August 24, 2022

Five Year Anniversary Episode

This brief episode marks the five-year anniversary of The PBSCCS Podcast. If you are enjoying the podcast, please leave ratings and reviews on iTunes – this will help the outreach of the podcast grow. If you want more information from the PBSCCS, you can follow along on social media: Twitter: @PBSCCS Instagram: @PBSCCS or go…

August 17, 2022

Interview with Brennan Mickelson

  Brennan Mickelson is entering his 5th season and 3rd full season with the Settle Mariners. He has been a strength coach in the AZL, short season, and at full-season affiliates. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Science with a minor in Strength and Conditioning from Washington State University, and a Master…

August 2, 2022

Events

2022 PBSCCS Baseball Strength Coaches & Sports Science – Learning to Hit & Throw – October 23rd

2022 PBSCCS BASEBALL STRENGTH COACHES & SPORTS SCIENCE – LEARNING TO HIT AND THROW Date: Sunday October 23rd Time: 10:40am EST – 5:00pm EST Place: In-Person Wake Forest Pitching Lab / Webinar on Zoom Cost: $125 Registration Form: Please select whether you are attending in-person or online via zoom webinar to continue registration. Please SelectIn-PersonOnline…

September 6, 2022

Research

Management of Acute Injuries in Baseball and Softball Games and Practice

Management of Acute Injuries in Baseball and Softball Games and Practice By Nate Shaw and Ryne Eubanks, Arizona Diamondbacks All sports, including youth and high school baseball and softball, have inherent risks. If you play long enough, nearly everyone will, at one time or another, get injured. For most athletes, it’s not a question of…

August 29, 2022

6-Week Speed Training Program for Baseball and Softball

6-Week Speed Training Program for Baseball and Softball By Gene Coleman, Ed. D., RSCC*E SPEED WINS! Speed is one of the 5-tools that pro and college scouts look for, high school coaches covet and many youth players lack. Speed is the only tool that is used on both offense and defense and can be a…

August 21, 2022

Pitch Clock and Minor League Work Density

Pitch Clock and Minor League Work Density By Brennan Mickelson, Seattle Mariners For those who haven’t watched a minor league game recently. MLB has made significant changes this year that effects the game every single pitch. The pitch clock is here, and the game, at least at the minor league level, will probably never go…

August 7, 2022

Umpires: Refueling During, Between and After Games

Umpires: Refueling During, Between and After Games PBSCCS was recently contacted by an umpire who wanted to know what he could do to improve his stamina and performance when working 2-3 games per day. He said that he seemed to be dragging between games and wondered if there was something that he could eat between…

August 6, 2022

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