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Mark Spadavecchia is entering his second season as San Jose’s strength & conditioning coach and in the San Francisco Giants organization. Previously, Spadavecchia spent five seasons as a strength & conditioning coach in the Houston Astros organization. His tenure with the Astros included stints with Corpus Christi,...

  Paul Howey is the Atlanta Braves AAA strength and conditioning coach and is currently in his second season with the Braves organization. He spent the 2018 season with Atlanta’s AA team, the Mississippi Braves, and was voted the 2018 Southern League Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year. Prior to joining the...

Nate Shaw is in his 17th season in Professional Baseball and is in his 14th season as the Major League Strength Coordinator with the Arizona Diamondbacks. He studied Athletic Training at the University of Florida. Prior to graduating, Nate was fortunate to land a dual internship as a Trainer/Strength Coach and...

Eric McMahon is the Major League Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Texas Rangers. He is currently in his 11th season with the Rangers’ Organization and 14th season in professional baseball. Eric grew up in Burlington, Vermont and obtained his bachelor’s degree in biology from St. Lawrence University,...

Jose Vazquez is entering his 13th season as the Texas Rangers major league strength and conditioning coach. He previously spent four seasons with the New York Mets, serving first as the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coordinator (2002-2004) and later as the Director of Rehabilitation (2005). Prior to joining the...

Brandon McDaniel enters his 12th season in Professional Baseball. He currently is a Director of Athletic Development and Performance Science for the Los Angeles Dodgers. He has been in the field of Strength and conditioning for 13 years and has previously worked for the Pittsburgh Pirates at the minor league level...

Justin Bucko is in his third season in the Cincinnati Reds organization, his first at Class A Dayton. Last year, he served as strength and conditioning coach at Rookie Billings. Following an internship in the Olympic sports department at the University of Maryland, he worked for the AZL Reds in 2017. Justin played 4...

  Dwayne Peterson is entering his six seasons as a minor league strength coach with the Houston Astros and his second year in AAA. He is a former division one football player, competitive powerlifter and bodybuilder. Dwayne spends his offseasons with his wife Candie at their home in Erlanger, KY. Topics covered in...

  Logan Byman is currently in his fourth season in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization. He joined the Pirates after serving a 5-month internship at EXOS in 2014, and a 2-year graduate assistantship at the University of Florida from 2014-2016 covering football, soccer, gymnastics, and lacrosse while pursuing his...

  Trevor Swartz is currently the Minor League Physical Performance Coordinator for the Colorado Rockies (currently in his 6th season with Colorado and 3rd as the Coordinator). Trevor graduated from Central Washington University in 2014 with a BS in exercise science. His certifications include the CSCS, RSCC, USAW and...