This week on iTunes, iHeartRadio, Stitcher and Spreaker, STT interviews Donovan Santas. As an NSCA-Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Donovan has six years’ experience as the Head Major League Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club. Since receiving a B.S. in Exercise and Sports Science from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, he’s worked in professional baseball for over 15 years. A published author, Santas wrote “Do Athletes Maintaining Health, Well-Balanced Diets Really Need Nutritional Supplements?” for the NSCA Performance Training Journal. His expert advice and work with athletes has been featured repeatedly in Stack Magazine and on Krush Sport Performance Radio 1260. He has also been a repeat expert speaker at Major League Baseball’s Winter Meetings, presenting on best practices to both the Major and Minor League Strength & Conditioning Coaches. In addition to being a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Santas is also been an active member of the Professional Baseball Strength Coaches Society, serving on the Board of Directors for two years.
The SMARTER Team Training Audio Interview Series has been developed to share insights from some of the best in the industry. Stay tuned for more insights, tips, drills, and techniques to come from STT on iTunes, STT on iHeartRadio, STT on Stitcher and STT on Spreaker. Be sure to share the STT Audio Interview Series with coaches, trainers, parents, and athletes too.