Professional Baseball Strength & Conditioning

Assessments Group Discussion (Part 1)

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This episode of The PBSCCS Podcast is a group discussion on assessment protocols.


  • Trevor Swartz (Colorado Rockies organization)
  • Joe Hudson (Boston Red Sox organization)
  • Goldy Simmons (Chicago White Sox organization)


Questions/topics covered in this episode:

  • What would your ideal assessment process look like?
  • If you could only pick one assessment/area of assessment to find out the most about an athlete, what would it be?
  • What assessment protocol do you lean on the least for information?



  • “The goal at the end of the day is to prep these guys to go play 140 or 162 games” – Trevor Swartz (7:27)
  • “You’re much more likely to get buy-in from that athlete if he knows what these numbers mean” – Joe Hudson (11:20)
  • “It’s our job to optimize movement” – Goldy Simmons (15:50)


If you would like to learn more from the guests on this episode, you can follow them on social media:


@trevor_swartz9 – Trevor Swartz

@hudson_jr12 – Joe Hudson

@gsimmons88 – Goldy Simmons



@tswartz9 – Trevor Swartz

@Coach_JoeHudson – Joe Hudson

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