H.E.A.T.

You want a stronger arm and a lower risk of injury?

We have a program for you!

Our H(ealthy) E(fficient) A(dvanced) T(rainer) (H.E.A.T.) Course trains players to work more efficiently and safely while increasing arm strength and lowering their risk of injury. This Driveline Powered throwing program is available for players of all ages and team positions, and is taught by two certified instructors.  Contact us for more details and to enroll any time during the season.

Any baseball/softball player, regardless of positions, age 8+ willing to put in work to strengthen their arm and lower their injury risk.

  • Initial evaluation and consultation (free)
  • Individualized programming for pitcher as well as position players
  • World Class Arm-Care Protocols including the use of Jaeger Bands, shoulder tube, wrist weights, etc.
  • Group workouts/ Shared Learning (never more than 5 athletes per trainer). Doing the same program as our pros.
  • Scientifically proven drills and weighted implements to develop clean, efficient arm patters and passively teach proper throwing mechanics
  • Access to the latest programming from the DriveLine Baseball Labs, including new drills when they become available.
  • State of the art velocity development
  • High speed video analysis

Please contact us to find out about upcoming programing.

Purchasing 1-9 Classes: 

  • $35 per class (non-member)
  • $30 per class (non-member)

Purchasing 10+ Classes:

  • $30 per class (non-member)
  • $25 per class (member

Purchasing Full Off-Season Package (All-Classes Pay for the months you use):

  • $25 per class (non-member) or $200/mo.
  • $20 per class (member) or $160/mo.

 

Albert Minnis

KC Metro Player of the year-2008
2-Time Area code Player
1st Team All-state: 2000 Kansas 6A
State Champion: 2000 Kansas EA (Lawrence High School)
Drafted by Atlanta Braves: 33rd Round 2010
NBC World Series Champion -2011 02012 (Santa Barbara Foresters)
All Conference 2013: Honorable Mention Missouri Valley Conference
Drafted by Houston Astros: 25th Round 2013
NY Penn League Champion – 2013 (Tri-city Valleycats—Milb)
Pitcher of the Month-July 2014 (Quad Cities River Bandits—Milb)
Arizona Fall League Player: 2015 (Houston Astros MLB)

Albert Minnis’ career is marked with many accomplishments and awards. Considered to be one of the best players in the Missouri and Kansas area from 2007—2010, Albert was highly recruited out of High School by Nebraska, Kansas, Clemson, TCU, Missouri State, and Wichita State. Albert chose Wichita State to play his college baseball, where he received pitching instruction from Brent Kemnitz, one of the most respected and successful pitching coaches in Division I Baseball. Albert was drafted out of high school and then again after his junior season at Wichita State. He currently pitches in the Houston Astros organization for the Double-­‐A Corpus Christi Hooks. Albert played youth baseball in Phoenix, AZ and later in Kansas City, MO at the highest levels and has been the recipient of numerous team titles and individual awards. Albert was invited to play for the USA 13-­‐U National Team at age 12 and since has been consistently ranked among America’s elite pitchers by Baseball America, Under Armor, ESPN, and other respected baseball information sources. Albert is considered one of the premier ground ball pitchers in all of professional baseball and was recently awarded the highest honor given to Minor League baseball players by being invited to play in the coveted Arizona Fall
League in Phoenix, AZ by the Houston Astros. The Arizona Fall League is Major League Baseball’s showcase of the top prospects in all of Minor League Baseball. Albert lives in Lawrence, KS in the off-­‐season and is available to young baseball players wishing to improve their baseball skills. Albert has extensive instruction
experience that covers all facets of the game and considers working with young men who love the game of baseball a privilege and a responsibility. Albert offers both individual and group instruction and is a lead instructor for the HEAT program at Team Performance

Dakota Smith

4 year letter winner in HS (2 years at Leavenworth, 3 years at Lansing)
2 time All-Sunflower League
2 time All-Kaw Valley League
First team All-Slate
Kansas City Star All-Metro Selection
Playod 4 years at the University of Kansas
Currently plays, for Gateway Grizzlies in the Frontier League

Dakota Smith spent two years at 6A Leavenworth High, and two years at 5A Lansing High where he lettered all 4 years. He was named All-Sunflower League twice and All-Kaw Valley League twice. He was a first-team all-state selection as well as a Kansas City Star All-Metro Selection. He was a pitcher and center fielder where he had 21 stolen bases in 20 games as a freshman and hit .500 with 9 home runs and 35 RBIs his Junior year.

At the University of Kansas, he was a starting outfielder for all four years as well as a bullpen pitcher for part of his career. He is a career .280 hitter with almost 200 hits, 12 home runs, 126 RBIs. On the mound he had 23 strikeouts in 27 innings of work while at KU. In his rookie season with the Gateway Grizzlies of the Frontier League, he became a pitcher where he started out in the bullpen and worked his way into the starting rotation. He appeared in 13 games, making 5 starts and throwing 36 and 2/3 innings, striking out 31 batters. He thrived in the starting rotation with a fastball reaching 94 mph. Dakota is a lead trainer for the HEAT program at Team Performance.

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