|Trainer Since: 2004|
Certifications: Certified personal trainer through International Sports Science Association. Bachelor's degree from Texas A&M in Neurophysiology and Psychology.
Specialties/Focus in Training: Ben specializes in training athletes, general fitness clients, as well as those suffering from chronic pain. He helps athletes understand and develop timing and procedural control over the cognitive and sensorimotor skills involved in high level athletic activity, helping them grow strong, fast, and more powerful. His specialties also include Corrective Posture Exercise and Chronic Pain Reduction.
Ben helps educate fitness clients about their bodies. Keeping them healthy and training consistently, thus reaching their goals faster and sustaining their active lifestyles. Ben also helps chronic pain sufferers return to functional, pain free, joyful lives.
Highlights/Accomplishments: Ben was drafted out of high school by Tampa Bay. He played collegiately at the University of Virginia and Texas A&M. He was an NCAA Division I All-American, NAIA All-American and Player of the Year, and 9th round draft choice of the Cincinnati Reds. He spent two summers in the famous Cape Cod League, and was also featured Jim Collins' Book, The Last Best League. Ben went on to play as a professional in the Cincinnati Reds and New York Yankees' organizations, and played under the tutelage of several current and former MLB hitting coaches.|
He has worked as a hitting and strength and conditioning coach at the professional level in Europe; coaching in Germany while working with Olympic and national team athletes. Ben Himes has helped dozens of athletes earn collegiate athletic scholarships and sign professional contracts.