Professional Baseball Strength & Conditioning

Interview with Kyle Morris (Part 1)

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Started with Navy-Tactical STRIKE at Little Creek-Virginia Beach, VA in September 2020. Prior to STRIKE, Morris worked with the Miami Marlins Organization from March 2019-September 2020. He additionally was a volunteer asst/consultant with the organization during the 2018 season.

Prior to joining the Marlins, Kyle was with the Florida Panthers during the 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons as the assistant strength & conditioning coach. With the Panthers, he headed up all sports performance testing.

Before the Panthers, Morris was at IMG Academy from May 2015-September 2017. He worked primarily with both professional/academy track & field, football, and baseball. Additionally he worked with the NFL Combine prep.

Prior to IMG, Morris was an intern at LSU working with football and baseball. He has had additional internship or assistant roles at Wofford College, St. Louis Cardinals, Florida Panthers (2013-14), Florida International Univ, IMG Academy (2012), Salisbury University, Norfolk Admirals (AHL), Hampton University, and Old Dominion University.

Kyle received his master’s in Sports Medicine from Nova Southeastern University in 2014 where he was a GA. He received his bachelor’s in psychology from Palm Beach Atlantic University in 2011.

Topics covered in this episode:

  • Olympic Lifting
  • Velocity-Based Training
  • Having a career outside of professional baseball (including life in professional hockey and life in the tactical setting)

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