Posts by: Tim Rodmaker

Check out the latest issue of Performance Conditioning Baseball/Softball here!  Covered inside… -Power in the Bubble Cheek -Prehab Back Pain Away -Power Chain in Professional Baseball -A Look back at Favorite Exercises of the Stars. Performance Conditioning Baseball/Softball Vol. 17, Number 6  

General Position Description Job Title: Strength and Conditioning Coordinator Position Summary To support and develop Minor League Strength and Conditioning affiliate staff with the purpose of improving on field performance through helping coaches/staff implement player plans. Primary responsibilities...

ORGANIZATION: Philadelphia Phillies JOB TITLE: Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coach SUPERVISOR: Furey Leva, RSCC, CSCS JOB DESCRIPTION The Philadelphia Phillies are seeking a full-time strength coach to oversee all aspects of strength, nutrition, mobility, speed, agility, flexibility, conditioning and recovery...

POSITION OVERVIEW The Oakland Athletics are one of the most successful franchises in Major League Baseball. Since our founding in 1901, the Athletics franchise has been relentlessly innovative. Often ahead of our time, we havenever been afraid to embrace new ideas, traditions, and technology. Employees of the Oakland...

Baseball is a sport that requires repeated brief efforts of max intensity followed by 20-30 seconds or more of recovery. Tabata training is a high-intensity interval training program (HIIT) that has been shown to improve both anaerobic and aerobic capacity making it an appropriate training option for both off-season...

Effective strength and conditioning coaches conduct a needs analysis of both the athlete and his/her sport. A thorough examination of the physiological requirements of the sport is a part of this needs analysis. Depending on the demands of the sport, certain training modalities may lead to adaptations that do not...

Step into any weight room or clubhouse area in professional baseball and you will most likely find one common thread among them all. It’s not the training equipment, the sound system, or even the white boards with various workout prescriptions on them. No, in fact it is the supplement counter and when you look at...

Will Gilmore, the two-time Carolina League Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year (2017 and 2018), just completed his 6th year in the strength and conditioning field and his 4th in professional baseball. Prior to joining the Royals in 2015, he gained valuable experience by starting a training company out of his...

Every year as the season subsides coaches start to ask “what could we have done better or different.”. This helps us prepare for the additional things or changes that need to occur in the following year. Three things that are consistently evolving in our industry are testing, programming and data analysis. While...

Click the link below to see the full list of 2018 MiLB Strength Coach of the Year Winners! 2018 MiLB Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year Award