Morgan Vasiliu

Manual Therapist

Chris Howard serves as the Manual Therapist at Cressey Sports Performance. He began working at CSP as an intern in 2008 and then as a full-time Strength and Conditioning Coach in 2010. From 2010 to 2018, Chris worked as a Strength and Conditioning Coach and Massage Therapist at CSP. In 2018, he transitioned to operating his massage therapy business full-time. Chris has a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and a Master of Science in Nutrition Science from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Before joining CSP, Chris was an intern with the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). Currently, Chris is a Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), a Precision Nutrition Level 1 Coach (Pn1), and a Licensed Massage Therapist in the state of Massachusetts. Chris focuses on Manual Trigger Point Therapy, the Graston Technique, and Cupping Therapy. He has taken numerous courses with Z-Health, Functional Anatomy Seminars, Stick Mobility, and RockTape. Through these methods, Chris helps clients move and feel their best.

Free Access to Eric’s 47-Minute UNE Lecture

Hip-Shoulder Separation in Rotational Athletes: Making Sense of the Thoracic Spine.

Welcome to Cressey Sports Performance

Over the years, Eric Cressey’s given this lecture to more than 10,000 coaches, players, sports medicine professionals and enthusiasts and it’s been a huge hit. In the video, you will observe a lot of our CSP athletes training and learn:

  • Why different athletes need different approaches to power development?

  • Why it’s essential that you learn to train outside the sagittal plane?
  • Which medicine ball and plyometric variations I use with baseball players?
  • Why not all throwers have identical deceleration patterns or training needs?

  • How your arm care programs can be improved to reduce the risk of injury and improve throwing velocity?