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Name: Javair Gillett Or­ga­ni­za­tion: Detroit Tigers Title: Head S&C Co­ach Years work­ing in pro­fes­sional base­ball S&C: 12 Years in S&C total: 14 Ed­u­ca­tion: M.S. Human Movement, A.T. Still University; BA Exercise Science DePauw University Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion: Reg­is­tered S&C Coach...

Recent research indicates that there is a shortage of training education for both youth athletes and coaches( http://1.usa.gov/InqqoO ).  Knowing this, we have posted a simple ground based training program.  The goal of this program is to create flawless movement patterns, before adding external resistance, for...

The game of baseball is all about getting out of the box quickly and reaching max speed as fast as you can. When getting out of the box, you need to run as hard as you can for the first 15 yards. If you are slow over the first 15 yards, it is nearly impossible to make up time toward the end of a run. Baseball is a...

Brian Jordan, Strength and Conditioning Coach, Colorado Rockies Brian Jordan, RSCC, Major League Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Colorado Rockies. In 1998, Brian received his BS degree in Applied Exercise Science from Springfield College. Following a brief internship at the United States Naval Academy Jordan...

The Professional Baseball Strength & Conditioning Coaches Society (PBSCCS) and the Pittsburgh Pirates are providing an exciting opportunity for two local high schools in the Pittsburgh area to become Pittsburgh Pirates ATLAS & ATHENA Schools. Through this program, sport teams will receive the nationally acclaimed ATLAS...

Matthew C. Krause just completed his first season as head strength and conditioning coach for the New York Yankees after serving in the same capacity for the Reds organization for 11 years. He spent his first 2 seasons as the organization’s minor league strength and conditioning coordinator. Prior to joining...

In 2011 Vazquez is entering his 6th season as the Texas Rangers Strength and Conditioning Coach. He spent the previous four seasons with the New York Mets. In 2005 he was the Director of Rehab, from 2002-2004 he was the club’s Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coordinator. Prior to joining the Mets, he was the...

By Rob Biertempfel, PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW Sunday, May 8, 2011 When it comes to sleeping, Pirates right-hander Ross Ohlendorf is a night owl. That can be great when he pitches in a late game on the West Coast but not so much when he starts an afternoon game at PNC Park. “I tend to not want to go to bed early, and I...

Hiring a Professional Baseball Strength and Conditioning Coach is a delicate and time consuming process.  As I sift through hundreds of cover letters and resumes, there are numerous traits that I look for in a potential coach; covering all of them would take a while. Below, I’ve listed the top 5 traits I look for...

When looking at potential employees for our organization there are certain requirements we consider mandatory prior to an interview.  You must have a Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field (Kinesiology, Exercise Science, etc.), your CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist) through the NSCA...