“I recommend Coach’s Oats to every one of my athletes!”
Rick has extensive knowledge of the human body. He graduated from Stanford University’s paramedic program and is a retired fireman/paramedic. His master’s degree is in kinesiology with an emphasis in exercise physiology, sports medicine, biomechanics, and motor development.
For the past 33 years, he has trained more than 300 professional and Olympic athletes with total contracts worth more than $300 million. His roster includes more than 200 professional baseball players, including 14 #1 draft picks. Rick has worked for the Seattle Mariners, Anaheim Ducks and Cal State Fullerton where he trained the baseball team for 10 years. More than 100 players signed professional contracts during those 10 years.
In addition, Rick has developed conditioning programs for Olympic gold medal swimmers (one performance was voted the number 2 Summer Olympic performance in history). Among his clients in the MLB, one is a record holder for most total bases, 19, in one game. He also designed programs for athletes in the NBA, NFL, LPGA, NHL, CISL, MLS, more than 75 collegiate All-Americans, a Heisman Trophy award winner, two Golden Spikes’ award winners in college baseball, an ESPY award winner, and a Guinness Book record holder for highest single leg box jump.