Professional Baseball Strength & Conditioning

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  Kyle Lindsey is in his third year with the Atlanta Braves organization, having served as the strength and conditioning coach for the Danville Braves in 2018 and the Gulf Coast League Braves in 2019. Before joining the Braves, Lindsey was an intern for Texas Christian University (2017-2018) and the University of...

  This episode of The PBSCCS Podcast is a group discussion on in-season recovery techniques.   Speakers: Logan Jones (Arizona Diamondbacks organization) Danny Escobar (LA Angels organization) Travis Roberson (Cleveland Indians organization)   Questions/topics covered in the episode: Overall thoughts on the importance...

  Group episodes were the big addition to the podcast in year three. The feedback has been very positive thus far, and we will continue to have more group episodes in the future. We will also be working to add sponsors to our podcast this year (with potential discount codes for listeners). In terms of the PBSCCS, we...

This episode of The PBSCCS Podcast is a group discussion on using Functional Range Conditioning (FRC) in professional baseball.   Speakers: Al Sandoval (Texas Rangers organization) Derek Mendoza (Seattle Mariners organization) Trevor Swartz (Colorado Rockies organization)   Questions/topics covered in the...

Eric Ortego just completed his 3rd season in the Cleveland Indians organization and is currently assigned to the Lynchburg Hillcats. Prior to joining the Indians organization, Eric was the Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning at McNeese State University, where he was the head strength and conditioning...

This episode of The PBSCCS Podcast is a group discussion on building effective working relationships between strength and conditioning coaches and other members of the medical staff.   Speakers: David Meyer Johnny Larson   Questions/topics covered in the episode: General discussion on the working relationship these...

 Chris Giacchino is a certified strength and conditioning coach, certified athletic trainer and holds his USAW certification.   Chris is in his third season with the Cleveland Indians and in his second season as the Minor League S&C Coordinator. Chris spent his first year with the organization as a strength coach in...

This episode of The PBSCCS Podcast is a group discussion on working Winter Ball.   Speakers: Ben Chadwick (Boston Red Sox organization) Derek Mendoza (Seattle Mariners organization) Tanner Miracle (New York Mets organization)   Questions/topics covered in the episode: General discussion on working Winter Ball...

Andrea Nunez is currently a strength and conditioning coach in the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim organization. She is the first Latina Strength and Conditioning Coach in professional baseball. She spent the 2019 season in the AZL, winning the award of Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year in that league. She is...

This episode of The PBSCCS Podcast is a group discussion on using force plates and jump testing.   Speakers: Trevor Swartz (Colorado Rockies organization) Brian Buck (Sparta Science)   Questions/topics covered in the episode: General force plate discussion (frequency of testing, metrics used, testing used,...