Our Coaches

Anthony Velazquez, the 2016 and 2017 Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year, just completed his 6th year in the strength and conditioning field and his 5th season in professional baseball. Anthony is currently the Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Trenton Thunder, the New York Yankees Eastern...

John Philbin is completing his seventh year of work in professional baseball including six (2009-2015) as the Head Major League Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Washington Nationals and one as Strength, Conditioning and Rehabilitation Coordinator for Player Development for the New York Yankees. A native of...

Ric Mabie is in his 16th year working in the field of strength and conditioning and his 14th year in professional baseball all with the Texas Rangers (2003-2017). A native of Paterson, NJ, Ric attended Lakeland Reginal HS in Wanaque, NJ and received his diploma after entering the military. Ric served in the Military...

Check the link below to view the entire list of 2017 MiLB Strength Coaches of the Year, as voted by their peers.  Congratulations to ALL winners!   MiLB Strength Coach of the Year 2017

Chad Uihlein is beginning his 11th year working in professional baseball. An internship at Athlete’s Performance (now EXOS) in Phoenix, AZ while a student in 2006 led to him joining the Seattle Mariners as a strength and conditioning coach. After joining the Mariners in 2007, he has served the organization in...

Garrett Sherrill just completed his 12th year working in the field of strength and conditioning and his 11th year in professional baseball including the last five (2012-2016) as the Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coordinator for the Kansas City Royals. Sherrill’s career in professional baseball started in...

  Jose Vazquez (Texas Rangers) and Ty Hill (Miami Marlins) recently served as the official Strength and Conditioning Coaches for the American and National League All-Star Teams in the 2017 Major League All-Star Game in Miami. Vazquez, is in his 16th year in MLB including the last 12 with the Rangers as the Major League...

Tim Rodmaker is beginning his 12th year working in the field of strength and conditioning and professional baseball. An internship at DePaul University, during the summer and fall of 2005, lead to his joining the White Sox as a Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coach in 2006 and has served in several capacities...

Brendon Huttmann just completed his 18th year working in the field of strength and conditioning and his 16th year in professional baseball including the last five (2012-2016) with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Huttman served as the Pirates Head Strength and Conditioning Coach from 2012-2015 before being named the Buccos’...

Joe Kessler just completed his 14th year working in the field of strength and conditioning and his 9th year in professional baseball including the last seven (2010-2016) as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach with the Cleveland Indians. Prior to being named the Tribes’ Head of Strength and Conditioning in 2010,...