Our Coaches

Morgan Gregory just completed his 8th year in the strength and conditioning field and his 6th in professional baseball. Prior to joining the Reds in 2013, he gained valuable experience working with both collegiate and professional athletes. From 2011 to 2012, he worked at D1 Sports Training in Cincinnati as facility...

James Clifford (Seattle) and Pete Prinzi (St. Louis) recently served as the official Strength and Conditioning Coaches for the American and National League All-Star Teams in the 2018 Major League All-Star Game in Washington, DC. Clifford, is in his 21st year in MLB including the last 7 as the Mariners Major League...

Al Sandoval, the 2010 and 2012 Texas League Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year, just completed his 12th year in the strength and conditioning field and his 11th season in professional baseball. Al is currently the AAA Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Round Rock Express, the Texas Rangers Texas League...

Phil Falco just completed his 20th year working in the field of strength and conditioning in professional baseball. A native of Denville, NJ, Phil Graduated from Morris Knolls HS in Morris County, NJ where he earned three letters in football and baseball. After HS, he enrolled at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA...

A. J. Russell, the three-time Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year, just completed his 10th year in the strength and conditioning field all in professional baseball, and all with the Padres. A. J. earned his first MiLB Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year Award in 2010 while working with...

Lee Tressel, the two-time Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year, just completed his 11th year in the strength and conditioning field all in professional baseball, and all with the Yankees. Lee earned his first MiLB Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year Award in 2012 while working with...

The National Strength and Conditioning Association recently announced that Matthew Krause, Director of Strength and Conditioning for the New York Yankees, was selected as the NSCA’s Professional Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year for 2018. Coach Krause is the fifth recipient of this award, which has been...

JD Howell, the 2015 and 2017 Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year, just completed his 9th year in the strength and conditioning field and his 5th in professional baseball. JD earned his first MiLB Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year Award while working with Oakland’s Midwest League Class...

Fred Murphy, two-time International League Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year (2016 and 2017), just completed his 10th year in the strength and conditioning field and his 7th in professional baseball. Fred is currently the Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Detroit Tigers Triple A affiliate, Toledo...

  Pictured L to R, Strickland, Abell, Tressel 2017 MiLB Strength Coach of the Year Award was presented to all winners during the Professional Baseball Strength and Conditioning Coaches Society Winter Meetings in Orlando, Florida on December 9th.  In attendance to receive their award was Trey Strickland (Midwest...