Our Coaches

Ed Yong, MS, CSCS, RYT Texas Rangers Ed Yong is a “Rock Star” among baseball strength and conditioning coaches. He has been in the field for 17 years and has been named Northwest League Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year six times by the Professional Baseball Strength and Conditioning Coaches Society...

Tips for Aspiring Strength and Conditioning Coaches Ken Mannie, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Michigan State University recently posted an article and video in which he provided tips to students who might want to become a strength and conditioning coach1 In his article and video, Coach Mannie offered...

Professional Baseball Strength and Conditioning Coaches Society 2019 Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coaches of the Year On December 7th at their annual meeting in San Diego, the Professional Baseball Strength and Conditioning Coaches Society (PBSCCS) announced their 2019 Minor League Baseball Strength and...

2019 PBSCCS Strength Coach of the Year is Boston Red Sox Kiyoshi Momose Kiyoshi Momose, Major League Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Boston Red Sox, has been named the Professional Baseball Strength and Conditioning Coaches Society Major League Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year. A native of Nagano,...

Scott Weberg, MA, CSCS, RSCC Scott Weberg just completed his 13th year in professional baseball. While the 2019 season is his first as the Head Major League Strength and Conditioning Coordinator for the Toronto Blue Jays, he has served the Blue Jays in several positions including Assistant Major League Strength and...

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...

ATS and SCCCS: The Importance of Collaborative Care By: Matt Lucero, ATC, LAT, Head Athletic Trainer, Texas Rangers The strength of any organization can be defined by the quality of the relationships among those working to make that organization successful. The relationship between an athletic trainer and a strength...

Brad Scott, M. Ed., RSCC Brad Scott, Head Performance Coach for the Atlanta Braves, just completed his 18th year in strength and conditioning and 4th in professional baseball (2016 – 2019). Prior to assuming his current position, Brad was involved extensively in collegiate sports. After graduating from the University...

Chris Messina, MS, RSCC, Boston Red Sox Chris Messina just completed his 5th year in professional baseball. A native of Charleston, SC Chris graduated from Dunkirk High School in Dunkirk, NY where he earned two letters in baseball and ice hockey and one letter in soccer. After high school, he earned a BS in Exercise...

Kessler and Seligman 2019 MLB All-Star Game Strength and Conditioning Coaches Joe Kessler of the Cleveland Indians and Josh Seligman of the Milwaukee Brewers were selected by MLB to serve as Strength and Conditioning Coaches for the 2019 MLB All-Star Game at Progressive Field in Cleveland on July 9th. Kessler, a...