Dr. Glenn Fleisig – A graduate of M.I.T. with a degree in Engineering as well as a PhD in Biomechanical Engineering from the University of Alabama Birmingham , Dr. Fleisig is the Chairman of Research in Biomechanics at the Andrews American Sports Medicine Institute.
Rick Peterson – Rick Peterson is known throughout professional baseball as the leading practitioner for peak performance coaching.
A lifelong “baseball guy” Rick has developed a unique approach to coaching that has produced revolutionary results. Rick has coached with the Chicago White Sox, Toronto Blue Jay, Oakland A’s and NY Mets. His Oakland staff led the American League in ERA for two years, posting a 3.63 in 2003 and 3.58 in 2002. Under his guidance, the A’s finished in the top three in ERA from 1999-2003. Tim Hudson, Barry Zito and Mark Mulder all flourished under his tutelage. Each became a 20-game winner and Zito captured the 2002 American League Cy Young Award.
Over three decades, Rick has combined athletic skills, unique pitching techniques with sports psychology to help his players achieve their peak performance. His track record has been chronicled in Michael Lewis’ best seller “Moneyball” (2004) and John Feinstein’s “Living in the Black” (2008). Rick has applied his unique methodologies with some of today’s most successful athletes including Michael Jordan, Barry Zito, Tim Hudson, Pedro Martinez, Johan Santana, Tom Glavine, Roger Clemens, Frank Thomas, Jim Abbott, Jason Giambi, and many others.
Rick’s life’s work is culminated in the offerings of 3P Sports. His mission is to serve the amateur market to enable baseball players to avoid injury and improve their performance.
Bucky Dent – Bucky is known throughout the baseball world as one of the most respected defensive coaches. He honed his craft as a three-time American League All-Star and played on two World Championship teams with the New York Yankees.
Bucky became a household name, and also a thorn in the side of Red Sox fans, when he shocked Boston with a three-run home run over The Wall at Fenway Park in the 1978 Divisional Playoff game against the Red Sox. Bucky went on to be named the 1978 World Series MVP as the Yankees won their second-straight championship.
He spent seven years as the Texas Rangers’ dugout coach and one year as the manager for the Omaha Royals, the Class AAA affiliate of the Kansas City Royals, then the Yankees as manager of the Class AAA Columbus Clippers, and one season as bench coach with the Cincinnati Reds.
Bucky is the founder and co-owner of the world famous Bucky Dent Baseball School in Delray Beach, Florida.