Our Coaches

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,...

The emergence of the professional baseball strength and conditioning profession started in 1993 with three American League strength coaches, Fernando Montes (Cleveland Indians), Steve Odgers (Chicago White Sox) and Bob Alejo (Oakland A’s). Montes, who was a member of the National Strength and Conditioning...

Donovan Santas just completed his 19th year working in the field of strength and conditioning and his 17th year in professional baseball including the last 15 (2000-2016) with the Toronto Blue Jays. Prior to being named the Jays’ Major League Strength and Coach in 2003, Donovan spent two years (2001-2002) as...

Chris Walter just completed his 16th year working in the field of strength and conditioning and his 16th year in professional baseball including the last 12 (2005-2016) with the Detroit Tigers. Prior to joining the Tigers, Chris spent four years (2001-2004) in the Indians’ organization. His first experience in...

Kiyoshi Momose just completed his 18th year working in the field of strength and conditioning and his 16th year in professional baseball including the last one (2016) as the Major League Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Boston Red Sox. Prior to joining the Red Sox, Kiyoshi spent 15 years (2001-2015) in the...

Josh Seligman just completed his 10th year working in the field of strength and conditioning and his 13th year in professional baseball including the last seven as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Milwaukee Brewers. His career in professional baseball began in 2004 as the athletic trainer for the...

This posting is the first in a 5-part series that discusses the development of the profession of strength and conditioning coach in professional baseball from its inception in 1976 to present day. This series which was originally published in Performance Conditioning Baseball/Softball in 2014 is being reproduced on...

  2016 MiLB Strength Coach of the Year Awards were handed out during Professional Baseball Strength and Conditioning Society Winter Meetings.  9 of the 18 award winners were present and five coaches who have won multiple times.  Congratulations to all award winners!  Check the entire list below 2016 Strength and...

Brandon McDaniel just completed his 10th year working in the field of strength and conditioning and his 8th year in professional baseball including the last three as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Prior to joining the Dodgers, he worked as a Performance Specialist for EXOS in the...