Professional Baseball Strength & Conditioning


John Gentile (MS, RSCC, CSCS) has been working in the Minnesota Twins organization as a MiLB S&C Coach since 2022. Prior to working with the Twins, John has worked as an MiLB S&C Coach for both the Detroit Tigers organization (2010-2013) and Colorado Rockies organization (2020-2021). John has a BS in Exercise Science from Florida Southern College and an MS in Kinesiology from California Baptist University. Originally from Connecticut, John and his wife, Mallory Gentile, currently reside in St. Petersburg, FL with their two boys, Luca (6) and Rory (2).

Topics covered in this episode:

  • His journey and perseverance into his new role
  • His best professional baseball stories
  • Maximizing interactions with players


  • “I feel like sometimes we don’t listen to the players enough to find out what they actually need or want” (20:29)
  • “I’m not a big fan of the word maintenance. I feel like there’s always a way for these players to get better on a daily basis” (21:20)
  • “I think if we use the player as a resource as well, I think we can better serve them on a day-to-day basis” (21:38)

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