Posts Tagged ‘strength coach’

There are a number of things that each organization in MLB could do to help improve the health, fitness, athleticism and performance of their most important commodity, the players. First, there should be a full-time, certified strength and conditioning coach at every level of professional baseball. As part an...

Chris Walter just completed his 16th year working in the field of strength and conditioning and his 16th year in professional baseball including the last 12 (2005-2016) with the Detroit Tigers. Prior to joining the Tigers, Chris spent four years (2001-2004) in the Indians’ organization. His first experience in...

This posting is the first in a 5-part series that discusses the development of the profession of strength and conditioning coach in professional baseball from its inception in 1976 to present day. This series which was originally published in Performance Conditioning Baseball/Softball in 2014 is being reproduced on...