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Interview with Brett Platts (Part Two)



Brett Platts just completed his second season in professional baseball. He spent this last year in both Low A (Down East Wood Ducks), & High A (Hickory Crawdads) in the Texas Rangers organization. Prior to his time in Texas he was with the Chicago Cubs organization where he spent the 22’ season in the Dominican Summer League. Previous stops include an internship at the University of Iowa (2022), and a full-time position at the Okotoks Dawgs Academy in Okotoks, Alberta, Canada (2019-2022). Platts has a MS in Exercise Science from Liberty University, and a BA in Psychology from Carleton University. Platts is from Albany, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Education & Certificates:

Liberty University: Masters of Science, Exercise Science, Fitness & Performance

Carleton University: Bachelors of Arts, Sport Psychology

National Strength & Conditioning Association: Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)

National Strength & Conditioning Association: Registered Strength & Conditioning Coach (RSCC)

Topics covered in this episode:
-Advice for others
-Finding success as a strength and conditioning coach 
-Continuing Education Resources

-“The realm of strength and conditioning is transitioning into the sports science field. I do envision many strength coaches probably having to have a sports science background or a sports science certification” (2:53)
-“Get as much experience as you possibly can” (7:01)
-“I think you have to be a coach; that’s definitely the job you signed up for” (13:42)

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