Eric Cressey is president and co-founder of Cressey Sports Performance, with facilities located in Hudson, MA and Jupiter, FL. A highly sought-after coach for healthy and injured athletes alike, Eric has helped athletes at all levels - from youth sports to the professional and Olympic ranks - achieve their highest levels of performance in a variety of sports. Behind Eric's expertise, Cressey Sports Performance has rapidly established itself as a go-to high performance facility among Boston athletes - and those that come from across the country and abroad to experience CSP's cutting-edge methods. Eric is perhaps best known for his extensive work with baseball players, with more than 100 professional players traveling to train with him each off-season.
Read More About Eric
Cressey, a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, received his Master’s Degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in Exercise Science through the University of Connecticut Department of Kinesiology, the #1 ranked kinesiology graduate program in the nation. At UCONN, Eric was involved in varsity strength and conditioning and research in the human performance laboratory. Previously, Eric graduated from the University of New England with a double major in Exercise Science and Sports and Fitness Management.
An accomplished author, Cressey has authored over 500 published articles in all. Eric has published five books and co-created four DVD sets that have been sold in over 60 countries around the world. Eric has been an invited guest speaker in six countries and over 20 U.S. states. His Master’s thesis, “The effects of 10 weeks of lower-body unstable surface training on markers of athletic performance,” was published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, and Cressey was a co-author for the International Youth Conditioning Association (IYCA) High School Strength and Conditioning Certification. He serves on the advisory boards for both the IYCA and Precision Nutrition, and is a baseball consultant to New Balance. He also served as the strength and conditioning coach to the USA Baseball Under-18 National Team that won the gold medal at the 2015 World Cup in Osaka, Japan.
As a competitive powerlifter, Eric holds several state, national, and world records. A mainstay in the Powerlifting USA Top 100 lifts in his weight class, Cressey has competition bests of 540 squat, 402 bench, 650 deadlift, and 1532 total in the 165-pound weight class. He is recognized as a coach who can jump, sprint, and lift alongside his best athletes to push them to higher levels - and keep them healthy in the process.
Eric's writing and his work with athletes have been featured in such local and national publications as Men's Health, Men's Fitness, ESPN, T-Muscle, Yahoo Sports, The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald, Baseball America, The Worcester Telegram, Perform Better, Oxygen, Experience Life, Triathlete Magazine, Collegiate Baseball, Active.com, The Metrowest Daily News, Parents and Kids, and EliteFTS. In the business world, Eric has worked with several start-up companies as both an angel investor and advisor.
Although prepared in a variety of bodies of knowledge, Cressey specializes in applied kinesiology and biomechanics as they relate to program design and corrective exercise; maximal relative strength development; and athletic performance enhancement. Feel free to contact Eric at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shane Rye is a Vice-President and Co-Founder of Cressey Sports Performance – Florida. Prior to joining the CSP team, he co-founded Athletic Development Performance, a Jupiter-based sports performance facility. Shane and ADP were influential in helping a youth, collegiate, and professional athletes achieve their goals. He is most known for his work with injured athletes and lacrosse players. Shane is also a licensed massage therapist, and in addition to his work on CSP athletes, has served as a massage therapist for the Miami Dolphins since 2018. He is also an International Youth Conditioning Association Certified High School Strength and Conditioning Coach. Shane has been published in US Lacrosse magazine, MLB.com and also host’s US lacrosse’s coaches education video series. He is also a director and co-founder of Team 91 Florida and coached the Benjamin School high school lacrosse team from 2010 to 2017. He guided Benjamin to 2 State IA titles, 4 FHSAA state semifinal appearances and 1 FHSAA state final. Shane won US Lacrosse South Florida Coach of the Year Awards in 2009 and 2017, Palm Beach Post Coach of the Year in 2014,2016 and 2017 as well as the Sun Sentinel Coach of the year in 2014 and 2017. He was also the offensive and defensive coordinator for Dwyer HS during their 2009 State IA Championship season. Shane is a certified trainer for US Lacrosse’s Coaches Education Program. As an athlete, Shane was a two-time All Conference selection and a 1st Team All Tournament Selection at Belmont Abbey.
Anna Cressey - affectionately known as "The First Lady of Cressey Sports Performance" - has been a part of the #CSPFamily since its inception in 2007, as she is married to CSP President, Eric Cressey. Professionally, while she serves as business director at CSP-FL, she's actually Dr. Anna Cressey - an optometrist licensed in both Florida and Massachusetts. Anna graduated with a degree in biochemistry from Bates College, and then undertook her optometry training at the New England College of Optometry. She specializes in cornea and contact lens topics.
Personally, she's "Mom" to three daughters - Lydia, Addison, and Teagan - as well as "Second Mom" to hundreds of professional baseball players. You'll find Anna crushing lifting heavy things alongside some of the nation's top athletes at CSP.
Andrew Lysy serves as a Strength & Conditioning coach and Internship Coordinator at Cressey Sports Performance. Andrew started as a client at CSP and eventually went on to intern at CSP-FL. He then served as a coach at our MA facility before making the move back to Palm Beach Gardens to join the CSP-FL team. Andrew was a 4-year pitcher at Rowan University where he majored in Health & Exercise Science. After completing his internship at CSP-FL during the summer of 2016, Andrew coached athletes at fitness facilities in Central New Jersey and Richmond, Virginia. He brings experience with athletes ranging from youth sports all the way up to the professional ranks.
Matt Hinkley serves as Pitching Coordinator at Cressey Sports Performance – Florida. He was an athlete at CSP – Massachusetts in 2014 and CSP – Florida in 2015 while attending Emporia State University. At ESU, Matt was a vital part of the 2014 MIAA Conference Championship team as well as a participant in two NCAA Division II Regional Tournaments. Upon graduating with his B.S. in Health and Human Performance, Matt spent the summer of 2015 interning at CSP - Florida. At the conclusion of his internship at CSP he began his professional career as the Strength & Conditioning Coordinator at Premier Baseball KC.
Matt joins the CSP – FL team following a 6-year run as the Co-Founder at Kansas City Strength and Conditioning where he served as both a Strength and Conditioning Coach and the Director of Pitching. While in Kansas City, Matt built a reputation for delivering both high-quality strength and conditioning protocols and high-level pitching instruction. During his tenure at KCSC he was able to guide several athletes from the high school ranks into professional baseball. Matt’s thorough understanding of the human body gives him a unique lens to view pitching development through. He brings experience working with athletes of all ages and skill levels.
Max Rios serves as CSP-FL Hitting Coordinator. Originally from New York, Max played four years of college baseball at Northwood University (FL campus), and subsequently in the Frontier league and Can Am Leagues. Max has been coaching area high school athletes for over a decade, in addition to his offseason work with college, MiLB, and MLB hitters. Max is a firm believer in the importance of establishing a routine to train movements that translate to the batter's box, learned through years of working with and learning from top players at all levels. Max is also President/Head trainer of the Rockets Baseball Organization and has been since 2013.
Declan Morrissey serves as a Strength and Conditioning Coach and Manual Therapist at CSP-FL. He graduated from Springfield College with a degree in Applied Exercise Science, during which he coached Team Ironsports, Springfield’s powerlifting team. Declan completed his internship at CSP-FL in the Spring of 2020. Prior to CSP, Declan was a strength coach at Gain Strength and Conditioning in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. He is also a licensed massage therapist.
Esteban Morales serves as a Strength and Conditioning Coach at CSP-FL. Prior to joining the CSP staff, Esteban graduated with his Bachelors in Kinesiology from Temple University in Philadelphia. Additionally, he graduated with his Master's degree in Exercise and Nutritional Sciences from the University of Tampa and is fluent in Spanish. While at the University of Tampa, Esteban interned in UT's Human Performance Lab as a lab assistant as well as a Strength and Conditioning intern at Tampa Sports Academy. Esteban completed his internship at CSP-FL in the Spring of 2021.
Siana Slova serves as a Strength and Conditioning Coach at CSP-FL. Prior to completing her CSP-FL internship in Spring of 2022, she worked as a performance coach at a private facility in Naples, Florida. In 2019, Siana graduated with her Bachelors degree in Exercise Science from Florida Gulf Coast University, while also completing a strength and conditioning internship with the Minnesota Twins at their spring training facility in Fort Myers. She brings experience working with youth sports all the way up to professional athletes.
Shane Olive serves as a hitting coach and On-Field Coordinator at CSP-FL. He played at Dwyer High School and went on to Palm Beach State College and Keiser University. Shane has helped coach the Rockets Baseball Organization since 2014 and now serves as the General Manager for Rockets Baseball. Shane is also the hitting coach at Cardinal Newman High School in West Palm Beach. In addition to his hitting instruction, Shane - as a former catcher - works with catchers on receiving, blocking, throwing, and game-calling.
Jean Cancio serves as Associate Hitting Coordinator at Cressey Sports Performance. He was born and raised in Palm Beach Gardens, and graduated from Palm Beach Gardens High School in 2012. He played college baseball at Florida State College at Jacksonville and Palm Beach State College, and then coached at Palm Beach State for a year following his graduation. Jean works especially well with young athletes on both hitting and defense, as he has coached travel baseball in South Florida in recent years.
Dan Rosen serves as a Strength and Conditioning Coach. Dan graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.S. in Kinesiology. He then completed his internship with CSP-MA in the Spring of 2021. Dan also completed an internship with Elon University Sports Performance and a graduate fellowship at Merrimack College, where he earned his Master’s degree in Exercise and Sport Science. As a graduate fellow, Dan served as the strength and conditioning coach for the Baseball, Field Hockey, and Swim teams while assisting with Football and Men’s Ice Hockey. After graduate school, Dan served as the Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Brewster Whitecaps in the Cape Cod Collegiate Summer Baseball League.
Kaleigh Edwards serves as a Strength and Conditioning Coach at CSP-FL. Prior to completing her CSP-FL internship in the Summer of 2022, she played Division 1 collegiate softball at Central Connecticut State University before transferring to Salisbury University in Maryland. She went on to play softball while earning a BS in Exercise Science as well as a BA in Psychology. After completing her undergraduate degree, she went on to complete her Masters in Heath in Human Performance while working as a Strength and Conditioning Graduate Assistant for Salisbury University. There she designed and implemented strength and conditioning protocols for the Salisbury 2021 Division III National Championship Baseball Program, the Nationally Ranked Softball Program, and Women’s Soccer Program. She also assisted with Football and Track & Field. In addition to coaching at the collegiate level, she has previously coached at a private facility, working with athletes of all ages, offering personal training, and providing team and adult group training. Finally, she organized group softball skills camps for youth and collegiate athletes and provided private softball instruction.
She is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and a Certified Functional Strength Coach (CFSC).
Ian Connors serves as a Strength & Conditioning Coach at CSP-FL. Prior to completing his internship at CSP-FL in the fall of 2022, Ian worked at a private sector sports performance facility in Ohio from 2016 through 2022, serving as the Director of Sports Performance from 2017 through the Summer of 2022. Ian attended Miami University of Ohio for his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Exercise Science. He served as the lead Graduate Assistant of the Muscle Physiology Laboratory, where he had the opportunity to present laboratory research and findings at multiple regional and national conferences, including the American College of Sports Medicine National Conference in Orlando in May 2014. Ian also served as a Teaching Assistant for the Motor Control and Learning, Anatomy & Physiology, & Biomechanics laboratory courses as a Graduate student. He brings experience with athletes ranging from youth sports all the way up through the professional ranks, with extensive experience in coaching, instructing, and developing both speed & power in athletes.
Ethan Westphal serves as a pitching coach at CSP-FL. He began his pitching career at Southwestern Community College in Iowa before transferring to the University of Central Missouri. While at UCM, he helped lead the team to the NCAA Division II World Series in 2016. After his junior season at UCM, he was signed by the Colorado Rockies and went on to pitch two years in their organization before pitching a year in the Frontier League. At the conclusion of his playing career, he began his coaching career as Head Pitching Coach at Simpson College in Iowa. Ethan then moved to Kansas City and was the Pitching Coordinator at Kansas City Strength and Conditioning. Following his time at KCSC, he became the Head Pitching Coach at his alma mater, UCM. In his two years as Pitching Coach at UCM, he helped lead them to a national runner-up finish - and had four pitchers go on to play professionally. Ethan has made many stops along his journey which add up to playing or coaching at every level of baseball. His experiences along the way have helped shape how he coaches each player at their respective level. He prides himself on creating lasting relationships with his players, as well as helping to create a fun and productive experience while at the facility.
Nathan Mirochnick serves as a Pitching Coach and Baseball Operations Assistant at CSP-FL. Nathan was an athlete at CSP during a college pitching career at Rhodes College in Memphis, before finishing up with a graduate year at Seattle University, where he received a MBA with a Sports Management focus. After the conclusion of his playing career, Nathan worked for the Chicago White Sox, helping run their youth baseball camps. Nathan joined CSP-FL for its first class of pitching interns. Nathan loves the analytical aspect of the game and how it can be incorporated into the development of our athletes.
Pete Dupuis is the Vice President and Co-Founder of Cressey Sports Performance. He has served as business director of CSP since it was established in 2007. Since graduating with an MBA from Babson College during the spring of 2007, Pete has been able to apply his entrepreneurial skills in helping to build CSP into the prominent strength and conditioning facility that it is today. Having overseen the development and growth of three separate CSP locations, Pete has discovered a passion for facility layout design and implementation. Outside of the gym, Pete enjoys spending time with his wife, Katie, and their sons, Collin and Owen.
Eric Schoenberg is the owner of Diamond Physical Therapy. He is a board-certified Physical Therapist (PT) and Strength Coach (CSCS). Eric specializes in the management and rehabilitation of baseball players. His treatment approach is to evaluate an individual’s movement, posture, and body type to determine WHY an individual is experiencing pain or limitation in their sport and life. With this information, Eric is able to develop an individualized treatment program to help resolve your symptoms and teach you how you can manage your body independently. He is also certified in the Graston Technique and Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Training.
Eric has developed a niche in the baseball world through his close collaboration and study with industry leaders in Physical Therapy, Orthopedic Surgery, Strength and Conditioning, Pitching, and Hitting. He has had the privilege of working alongside hundreds of professional, collegiate, and high school athletes to help them to manage their injuries, rehabilitate following surgery, and reduce risk of re-injury.
Eric is passionate about educating athletes and coaches. His mission is to help grow the knowledge in the game of baseball as it relates to player health and injury management. The ultimate goal is to support each baseball player’s journey to reach their full potential in the game and not be limited by injury. Having the opportunity to work under the Cressey Sports Performance umbrella in a collaborative manner is a privilege and a great opportunity to impact the baseball community.
Tanner Allen serves as a Physical Therapist (DPT) and Strength Coach (CSCS) alongside Eric Schoenberg at Diamond Physical Therapy. Tanner brings an innovative vision for the future of rehabilitation through sports performance training. This is highlighted by injury prevention strategies and guidance following injury or surgery for highly motivated individuals both in the general setting and elite sports. His diverse background allows for individualized treatments along a continuum of care designed to decrease symptoms, improve function, and performance.
Tanner‘s interest includes understanding his patient’s unique circumstances, journey, and future goals. He uses multiple lenses to assess patients in combination with manual therapy both soft tissue and joint-specific in regards to limitations. Tanner utilizes optimal loading and synergy with high-performance training through regressions and progressions based on the individual's needs.
He is also certified in Dry Needling and Blood Flow Restriction Training (BFR).
Tanner has spent most of his early life devoted to this field of study and surrounding himself with like-minded colleagues. Like many former athletes, he was constantly in the training room which forced him to learn about the human body and he found his lifelong passion. His love for sports in particular baseball brought him to CSP Florida where he most recently completed a strength & conditioning internship following grad school. Tanner received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Saint Augustine, and Bachelors in Exercise Physiology from Valdosta State University.
Tyler Brady serves alongside Eric Schoenberg and Tanner Allen as an integral part of the Physical Therapy team at Diamond PT. Originally from Louisiana. Tyler graduated with a BS in Kinesiology from Louisiana State University (LSU) in 2010. This was immediately followed by obtaining his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from LSU Health - New Orleans in 2013.
After schooling, he completed an Orthopedic residency through the University of St. Augustine allowing him to ultimately become a board-certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS).
Tyler has extensive experience working in general orthopedics, sports medicine, injury prevention, performance enhancement, and pre and post-surgical treatment. He is certified in Dry Needling and Blood Flow Restriction (BFT) training which are used daily for treatment and recovery at Diamond PT.
Prior to moving to Florida, Tyler worked in Charlotte, NC where his focus was in Orthopedics. He also served as a Sports Performance Therapist working with UNC-Charlotte Athletics, including the baseball team, for the last 4 years. This experience working with athletes across multiple sports along with collaborating closely with strength coaches, athletic trainers, and team doctors has helped with providing the best care possible in treating a variety of injuries.
Outside of work, you can find Tyler outdoors, traveling and spending time with his fiancé. He also enjoys sports of all kinds (playing and watching) as well as music.