Professional Baseball Strength & Conditioning

Our Coaches

Name:  Napoleon Pichardo Or­ga­ni­za­tion:  Texas Rangers Title: Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coordinator Years working in pro­fes­sional base­ball strength and conditioning:  Thirteen seasons including one spring with the Yankees, one year with the Blue Jays and eleven years with the...

Name: Nelson A. Perez Organization:  Cleveland Indians Title: Major League Strength and Conditioning Assistant and Latin America Coordinator Years working in professional baseball S&C:  Nine seasons, including two seasons in Minor League Baseball (2007 Lake County Captains and 2008 Kinston Indians).One season...

Name: Jose Vazquez Organization: Texas Rangers Title: Major League Strength and Conditioning Coach Years working in professional baseball strength and conditioning: Entering his fourteenth year.  Jose spent four years with the New York Mets serving first as the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coordinator...

Brendon Huttmann was named the Pirates Major League Strength and Conditioning Coach on October 24, 2011. He spent the previous four seasons (2008-2011) in the same capacity with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Prior to joining the Dodgers, Huttmann spent five seasons (2003-07) in the Cleveland organization. From 2003 to 2006...

Joe Kessler is in his sixth season as the Major League Strength and Conditioning Coach with the Cleveland Indians after being named to the position on January 8, 2010. Kessler, 33, originally joined the Indians organization in March of 2009. He spent the 2009 season as an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach in...

Jake Beiting was named Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Houston Astros in November of 2012. He spent the previous 5 seasons (2008-2012) working as the Minor League S&C Coordinator for the Cleveland Indians. Prior to that Jake also worked as a Minor League S&C Coach (2007) and intern (2004-05) for the...

Name:  Perry Castellano Or­ga­ni­za­tion:    Minnesota Twins Title: Director – Strength and Conditioning Years work­ing in pro­fes­sional base­ball strength and conditioning:   Fifteen seasons including seven seasons in Minor League Baseball. Five seasons as Minor League Strength and Conditioning...

Name: Pat Sandora Or­ga­ni­za­tion: Boston Red Sox  Title: Major League Strength Co­ach  Years work­ing in pro­fes­sional base­ball strength and conditioning: Seventeen seasons including fourteen seasons in Minor League Baseball. Ten seasons as a Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coordinator...

Name: Brian Jordan Organization: Colorado Rockies Title: Major League Strength and Conditioning Coach Years working in professional baseball S&C: 16 Years in S&C total: 18 Education: BS in Applied Exercise Science, Springfield College, 1994-1998 Certifications: CSCS, Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach with...

Name: Javair Gillett Or­ga­ni­za­tion: Detroit Tigers Title: Head S&C Co­ach Years work­ing in pro­fes­sional base­ball S&C: 12 Years in S&C total: 14 Ed­u­ca­tion: M.S. Human Movement, A.T. Still University; BA Exercise Science DePauw University Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion: Reg­is­tered S&C Coach...