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Brittany Wiebe just completed her second season with the Houston Astros organization as a strength and conditioning coach in the Dominican Republic. Prior to joining Houston, Wiebe worked as a graduate assistant for the football and Olympic sports programs at the University of Missouri from 2016-18. During the summer...

Job Posting: Rockies

ORGANIZATION: COLORADO ROCKIES JOB TITLE: FULL TIME MINOR LEAGUE PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE COACH – UPPER LEVEL JOB DESCRIPTION: This position is based in Scottsdale, Arizona and is responsible for implementing all aspects of the Colorado Rockies Physical Performance program, as outlined below. During the Minor League...

Job Posting: Phillies

ORGANIZATION: Philadelphia Phillies JOB TITLE: Minor League Strength and Conditioning Associate SUPERVISOR: Furey Leva, RSCC, CSCS, USAW JOB DESCRIPTION The Philadelphia Phillies are seeking an intern strength coach to assist in all aspects of strength, nutrition, mobility, speed, agility, flexibility, conditioning...

Tyler Gniadek, RSSC, Chicago White Sox   Tyler Gniadek just completed his 5th year in strength and conditioning and 4th year in professional baseball. A native of Colorado Spring, CO, Tyler graduated from Coronado High School in Colorado Springs, CO where he earned four letters in baseball and football and was...

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Squat and Touch with Rear Leg Extended a Precursor to Single-Leg Squats By Gene Coleman, Ed. D., RSSC*E Most strength and conditioning coaches will agree that, regardless of whether you are using them as a primary or support exercise, the single-leg squat is an effective, closed-chain, ground-based, lower body...

Using Box Jumps to Improve Explosiveness By Jose Vazquez, PT, RSCC – Texas Rangers   One of the essential goals of all strength and conditioning coaches is to improve explosive athletic power. By definition, power is the rate of doing work, and strength is the ability to exert force.  While both have similar...

Push-ups in High School Baseball By Chris Giacchino, ATC, CSCS – Cleveland Indians 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...

Nutrition for Peak Performance By Jeanne Stevenson, RD, CSSD, CDE – Detroit Tigers When hours upon hours are spent dedicated to practicing the intricacies of baseball, sometimes nutrition is placed on the back burner, viewed as a secondary item of importance. However, choosing the right foods at the right time and...

Alan Burr just completed his seventh season as a Strength and Conditioning Coach with the Pittsburgh Pirates organization. He has spent the last three years in AAA Indianapolis. He spent 2016 and 2014 in AA Altoona, 2015 in high-A Bradenton, and 2013 in low-A West Virginia. He spent six years in the collegiate ranks...