Professional Baseball Strength & Conditioning

Interview with Andrea Nunez

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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 originally from Ciudad Juarez, CH, and a graduate of Santa Teresa High School. She was an NCAA Volleyball athlete at New Mexico Highlands University, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in HPS. She is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA and a Level 1 Certified Coach through USA Weightlifting.

 

Topics covered in this episode:

  • Being the first Latina Strength and Conditioning Coach in Professional Baseball
  • Being Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year in the AZL
  • Humility and work ethic

 

Quotes:

  • “I am fully aware that I am not where I want to be yet. I have a lot of work to do and I remain humble through all situations” (11:16)
  • “How do you make your own energy?” (13:28)
  • “We have to have top notch work ethic” (18:48)

 

If you would like to learn more from Andrea, you can follow her on social media:

 

Instagram: @excuseszero_

 

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