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ORGANIZATION: Philadelphia Phillies JOB TITLE: Minor League Nutrition Coordinator, Dietitian STATUS: Full-Time LOCATION: Clearwater POSTION OVERVIEW: The Philadelphia Phillies Minor League Dietitian is responsible for selecting and ordering the meals that our minor league players and coaches will consume throughout...

ORGANIZATION: Cleveland Indians JOB TITLE: Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coach Interns (2) JOB DESCRIPTION: The Cleveland Indians are seeking TWO dedicated, passionate individuals that are pursuing a career in Strength and Conditioning for the 2019 Arizona League season. Interns will gain hands-on experience...

  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...

Minerals By Rob Skinner, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS Similar to vitamins, minerals also assist in many body processes and are crucial in muscle contractions, energy expenditure and immune function. Minerals are divided into two groups: Macro minerals, which are required in amounts greater than 100 mg/d and micro minerals,...

Baseball and the Olympic Lifts By Zach Dechant, CSCS, USAW, SCCS One of the most popular questions I get is about using the Olympic lifts with baseball athletes. First off, I came up through my athletic career as well as my early coaching career with the Olympic lifts as a staple.  I even trained as an Olympic lifter...

Dustin Clarke, MS, RSCC Dustin Clarke just completed his 11th year in strength and conditioning and 8th in professional baseball including the last four (2015 – 2018) as the Major League Strength and Conditioning Coordinator for the New York Mets. Prior to being promoted to his current position, Dustin worked in the...

Altitude Training Masks – Do they Work? By Gene Coleman, Ed. D., RSCC*E and Jose Vazquez, PT, RSSC There are numerous new training devices being introduced each year that claim to help improve fitness, delay fatigue, enhance performance and reduce the risk of injury. Some are good, some are bad and some are...