Professional Baseball Strength & Conditioning



PBSCCS Board of Directors announce MATTHEW C KRAUSE as first ever Administrative Director of the PBSCCS

“I am very humble the PBSCCS Board of Directors has chosen me to be the first Administrative Director. I feel ready for this new challenge to Assist the Board of Director with the day to day operations and all of the new initiatives from educating our Strength Coaches (CEU program), managing the Trade Show for the Winter meetings and implementing our youth programs.”

Matthew C Krause Administrative Director PBSCCS

“As president of the PBSCCS, Matt has shown the ability to grow our organization in many areas. Under Matt’s guidance as president, the PBSCCS has expanded our reach and relationships throughout the strength and conditioning/performance/sport science/nutrition audience.”

“In Matt’s new roll he will continue to drive and expand our PBSCCS initiatives for years to come.”

James Clifford
Interim President PBSCCS

During Krause 20 season in MLB ….he Served six seasons as the Yankees’ Director of Strength and Conditioning(2014-2019)… spent 11 seasons with Cincinnati (2003-13), including nine as their Major League strength and conditioning coordinator (2005-13)…was named the 2013 “Nolan Ryan – Hammer Strength” Strength Coach of the Year… the award honors the outstanding Strength and Conditioning Coach in professional baseball whose accomplishments, in the opinion of peers, reflect an exemplary dedication to strength and conditioning… was the Reds organization’s minor league strength and conditioning coordinator from 2003-04… prior to joining the Reds, spent three years in the Pirates organization, serving as the minor league strength and conditioning coordinator from 2001-02 and Single-A Hickory strength coach in 2000… also worked with the Chicago Cubs as an intern with Single-A Daytona in 1999… earned his master’s degree in physical education and wellness from the University of Central Florida in 1999 and his bachelor’s degree in exercise and sports science from East Carolina University in 1997…is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS*D) with distinction from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), is a Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach Emeritus (RSCC*E) and a certified athletic trainer (ATC) for the National Athletic Trainers’ Association…sits on the Performance Committee and is a national speaker for the NSCA, 2018 NCSA Strength Coach of the Year. He was the vice president of the Professional Baseball Strength and Conditioning Coaches Society (PBSCCS) for 6 years and currently is the President of the PBSCCS…was the American League Strength representative for the 2015 MLB All-Star Game in Cincinnati…the Lynbrook, N.Y., native is a former member of the U.S. Marine Corps, and resides in Tampa, Fla., with his family.

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