Professional Baseball Strength & Conditioning

Working Relationships Group Discussion

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This episode of The PBSCCS Podcast is a group discussion on building effective working relationships between strength and conditioning coaches and other members of the medical staff.



David Meyer

Johnny Larson


Questions/topics covered in the episode:

  • General discussion on the working relationship these two had while together in the St. Louis Cardinals organization
  • How to define roles, build trust, and use effective communication within this relationship
  • How to effectively navigate different situations with players (injuries, different personalities, etc.) through this relationship
  • Advice for others on how to better develop/maintain these working relationships



  • “Before I was ever even a PT I was interested in the strength and conditioning side” – David Meyer (19:33)
  • “We were constantly learning from one another” – Johnny Larson (23:10)
  • I think there needs to be overall less finger-pointing at each other and there needs to be more uplifting of each other”
  • David Meyer (31:58)
  • “Look at yourself as a performance team. You’re there to work for a common goal” – Johnny Larson (55:05)


If you would like to learn more from the guests on this episode, you can follow them on social media:



@davemmeyer – David Meyer

@johnny_larson89 – Johnny Larson


Twitter: @JPLarson89 – Johnny Larson


or by checking out David’s podcast: The Injured to Elite Podcast –


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