APT is the Head Strength Coach for the Falmouth Commodores


APT is the Head Strength Coach for the Falmouth Commodores

APT is excited to be the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Falmouth Commodores.APT will create programs for the Commodores that incorporate expertise in periodization, exercise selection, injury prevention, recovery, and nutrition to create faster and stronger baseball players who will operate efficiently. APT will work side by side with The Falmouth Commodores coaches and athletic trainers on educating and developing each player on and off the field.

Director of Performance Michael Donoghue:

Director of Performance Michael Donoghue will be handling the day to day on and off field strength training. Michael Donoghue, CSCS, FMS, USAW (Head Strength and Conditioning Coach and Director of Performance at Athletic Performance Training). Michael is in charge of designing all the training programs for professional, collegiate, high school, and youth athletes at APT. Michael holds a degree from Springfield College in Applied Exercise Science as well as various certifications.

The Falmouth Commodores:

The Falmouth Commodores are a collegiate summer baseball team based in Falmouth, Massachusetts. The team is a member of the Cape Cod Baseball League and plays in the league’s Western Division. Falmouth currently plays its home games at Arnie Allen Diamond at Guv Fuller Field, one of 6 ballparks in the Cape League with the luxury of lights. Like other Cape League teams, the Commodores are funded through merchandise sales, donations, and other fundraising efforts at games such as fifty-fifty raffles.

Cape Cod Baseball League:

The Cape League is recognized as the best amateur summer leagues in the country by college coaches and professional baseball scouts. Players from across the USA and representing all college divisions are recruited to play in the 10-team loop.

The Cape Cod Baseball League celebrates its 131th season in 2015 and continues to provide fans with competitive baseball entertainment in which the country’s top college players display multidimensional skills in their purest form.

With more than 1,000 alumni performing at all levels of professional baseball in 2013, a record total 257 former Cape Leaguers populate major league rosters, including Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury (Falmouth 2004), Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum (Harwich ’05), slugging first baseman Mark Texeira (Orleans ’99), AL Manager of the Year Eric Wedge (Yarmouth-Dennis ’88), AL Comeback Player of the Year Carlos Pena (Harwich ‘96/Wareham ’97) former Cy Young Award winner Barry Zito (Wareham ’97 & ’98), former AL MVP Frank Thomas (Orleans ’88), former AL batting champion Nomar Garciaparra (Orleans ’93), former NL Fireman of the Year Billy Wagner (Brewster ‘92) and New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi (Cotuit ’84).

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