Posts by: Tim Rodmaker

YOUTH BASEBALL In an attempt to better serve the coaches, players and parents involved in youth baseball, the PBSCCS periodically publishes information on factors that can affect conditioning and performance in at this level. Topics are selected from questions submitted by participants, coaches and parents involved in...

Jim Malone, CSCS, RSSC*E Jim Malone is completing his 29th year working in strength and conditioning and 22nd year of work in professional baseball. A native of Buffalo, NY, Jim has had an extraordinary career as both a player and coach in both collegiate and professional sports. A graduate of St. Joseph’s...

ORGANIZATION:  Texas Rangers   JOB TITLE:  Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coach   JOB DESCRIPTION:  The Texas Rangers are looking for a certified strength and conditioning coach to implement their performance program during the Arizona summer league and beyond. Responsibilities include running daily...

Developing A Year-Round Strength & Conditioning Program for the Professional Baseball Player By Matt Krause The primary purposes of the New York Yankees strength and conditioning program are to 1) reduce the risk of injury and 2) increase potential performance. Strong and flexible muscles are able to produce more...

On December 11th at their annual meeting in Las Vegas, the Professional Strength and Conditioning Coaches Society (PBSCCS) announced their 2018 Minor League Baseball Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year Award winners. Some of the winners pictured below from left to right are: Cole Durham (Reds), Will Gilmore...

A large portion of our time as strength and conditioning coaches is spent considering the various factors that go into the creation of an athlete’s workout program. The types of exercises, the number of sets and reps and the length of rest periods are all things that we spend hours considering and fine tuning for...

We all love to make predictions. It doesn’t matter if its sport “Warriors will win easily tonight, they’ve too much talent” or life “They’re a perfect couple, they’ll be married within months”. Of course, in business and sport, we apply the same thought processes. What’s perhaps more interesting, is...

Check out the latest issue of Softball – Baseball Performance Conditioning here!  Softball/Baseball Performance Conditioning Volume 18, Issue 1  

Steve Chase just completed his 17th year in the strength and conditioning field and his 14th in professional baseball. Prior to joining the Tigers in 2005, he gained valuable experience working in the private fitness field, first as a personal trainer for Powerhouse Gym in Wyoming, MI and then for a fitness center in...