Julie Brooks and Bob Alejo
- Dr. William J. Kraemer’s Research Tip: Increasing force output
- Softball training
- New book on Baseball: Double Play
Julie Brooks conducts softball clinics and camps at the West Boca Softball Association in Boca Raton, FL. Julie graduated from Rutgers University in 1999 with a full athletic scholarship in the NCAA Division I Big East Conference. While at Rutgers Julie achieved the honors of University Athlete of the Year, Rutgers Softball MVP, Big East 1st Team Utility, and NCAA Statistical Champion, National Leader in Triples. Julie played softball professionally for the Texas Thunder in Houston (2004) and the Connecticut Brakettes in Stratford, CT (2005-2006). She has also been an Assistant Coach at Drexel, Brown, and Lynn Universities.
Bob Alejo was the conditioning coach for the Oakland Athletics from 1993-2001, during which time the A’s were 2000 Western Division Champions and the 2001 Wild Card team. Prior to the A’s, he was a conditioning coach at UCLA from 1984-1993. During his tenure, UCLA racked up 25 national championships and produced more than 50 All-Americans. Bob has also worked for U.S. Soccer, U.S. Volleyball, is a Level-I U.S. Weightlifting Federation coach and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). Coach Alejo is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, the National Strength and Conditioning Association and The International Society of Sports Nutrition. His book DOUBLE PLAY, co-authored with Jose Antonio, Ph.D., contains the latest information on training and nutrition for optimal baseball performance.