Austin Wasserman is the owner and founder of Wasserman Strength, LLC and HighLevelThrowing.com. Austin is a Strength Coach, Performance Coach and Author from Brooklyn, New York. He’s the Author of the High Level Throwing® Series E-Books and The Strength and Base Stealing Manuals.
Austin received his B.S. in Exercise Science with a concentration in Strength & Conditioning through the University of Connecticut Department of Kinesiology. He also received his Masters Degree in Human Nutrition through the University of Bridgeport!
He is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) through the National Strength & Conditioning Association and has been training athletes for the last 15 years.
Austin was the Gatorade Player of the year in New Hampshire in 2002 and went on to play Division 1 Baseball at the University of New Orleans before transferring to the University of Connecticut. After college, he played two years of professional baseball. The first year was with the Worcester Tornadoes and his second season was with the Nashua Pride of the Independent CanAm Baseball League. Austin won a Championship in 2007 with the Nashua Pride.
Austin is highly respected by coaches, parents and players for his approach and knowledge of the human body. He has worked in New York City alongside some of the top Physical Therapists and Motor Learning Specialists in the country. Austin works with current Minor League & Major League Players as well as Youth, HS & Collegiate Baseball and Softball Athletes! He resides in Florida with his wife Amanda, his son Breck and his dog Roscoe!
Hunter Smith is one of Wasserman Strength’s Performance Coach, focusing on our day to day on-floor training, implementing and supervising the strength training and pitching athletes! Drafted by the Red Sox in the 24th Round of the 2016 MLB Draft and currently in the organization, we are happy to have him training and working with us at our Florida location!
Matt Tracey is Wasserman Strength’s newest Performance Coach, focusing on our day to day on-floor training, implementing and supervising the strength training and throwing athletes! Matt received his B.S. in Health & Exercise Science at Roanoke College and is currently enrolled in Florida Atlantic University pursuing his M.S. in Exercise Science with a concentration in Strength & Conditioning. Matt is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength & Conditioning Association. He has experience training athletes of all ages, especially middle school and high school athletes in baseball, softball, soccer, lacrosse, basketball, rugby and football. He has recently been accepted into Wingate University’s Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program in North Carolina starting in January of 2020. We are happy to have him training and working with us at our Florida location!