Yesterday, October 31, 2019 and as most of you know Halloween was a fun day for everyone at Husky Park. The players numbering close to 65 of them, have been working hard at conditioning and baseball skills 4 days a week with me and first year Head Coach Brian Barden. It’s a grind from August to tryouts in February and with the break in the weather and feel of Autumn in the air, we decided to give them a break from the normal Continue reading “Yesterday I sat down with Brian Barden, Head Coach for Horizon Baseball”
On Thursday May 14th, 2019 the Horizon Baseball Team began playing for the 5A State Championship at Tempe Diablo Stadium, and some 5 hours and 35 minutes later they prevailed in possibly the best high school baseball game ever played in Arizona. Horizon High School wins 5A State Championship! Continue reading “2019 5A State Champions Horizon Baseball back to the grind!”
On Tuesdays from 6pm to 8 pm I have the opportunity to work with young baseball players from the Swarm Baseball Club. Long time Horizon High School Baseball Assistant Coach Bob Strachan was nice enough to introduce Swarm Baseball Club Continue reading “JOHN NEEL TUESDAY NIGHT TRAINING WITH SWARM BASEBALL”
Today while playing golf in the Arizona sun I had the opportunity to catch up with an old friend, Craig Alderson. I met Craig in 2009 when he became an intern with us that allowed him to complete his Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise and Wellness from Arizona State University. Craig was an instant hit with both clients Continue reading “TODAY I HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO VISIT WITH AN OLD FRIEND, CRAIG ALDERSON.”
Today, for National Athletic Training Month, we are highlighting Head Athletic Trainer Dan Wright, MS, ATC/L, CSCS from the Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club and original co-founder of FITLIFE Health Systems. Dan has over 32 years of experience in the field of Athletic Training with 19 of those being in MLB. There is a ton to learn from this Q&A and a lot of excellent advice.