Kyle Skinner is the Director of Strength and Conditioning at Sammamish baseball Academy (SBA). He has a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from Valley City State University, ND where he was team captain and all DAC Conference shortstop. Kyle is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and is curently in pursuit of a Master of Science degree in Physical Education and Human Performance with an emphasis in Coaching from Adams State University, CO.
Kyle is the new Head JV baseball coach a Bellevue High School, as well as field manager/assistant coach for the St. Louis Cardinals area code scout team. He has coached many athletes over the past couple of years as a Head and assistant baseball coach with the Mudville Youth Baseball Club and is currently the head coach for the 15u Mudville team. He has over six years of experience with “Let’s Play” Professional Baseball Instruction under Vince Bailey, head Northwest Scout with the St. Louis Cardinals.
Playing Career: VCSU (NAIA Division 1), and West Los Angeles College (Junior College). In 2012, Skinner was nominated for all conference honors, hitting .311 with 10 doubles, 3 Triples, and 2 HR’s in 45 games as a Senior. In 2011, Kyle recieved the Viking Century Club Athletic Scholarship, Herman Stern Athletic Scholarship, Lowell Noack Scholarship, and was nominated VCSU Newcomber of the Year. Before College, he attended Sammamish High School in Bellevue, WA where he graduated in 2006. While playing for the Totems, Skinner was nominated Team Captain, awarded All-Conference Honers as a shortstop, and defensive Gold Glove, hitting .357 with 4 HR.
Kyle has 10 years of personal strength and conditioning experience, which includies 4 years of collegiate level baseball training and 4 years of professional experience working with youth, high school and college athletes.
“There is a reason why certain players or teams are more successful than others, and that is because they do what works and work hard at it! Through my education and experience, I hope to positively impact players lives and guide them to success. My passion is for training atheletes to reach peak performance through proper training, nutrition, and mental conditioning. Often times athletes come short of their goals by denying themeselves balance. Developing and maintaing peak performance must be an embraced and adopted mindset. Athletes have the ability to positively change and effect their performance if they choose to be healthy, energetic, strong, and happy.”