Joseph Potts

Website: https://www.TopSpeedTraining.com

Joseph Potts

Joseph Potts, RSCC, CSCS, is director of sports performance training at TopSpeed Strength & Conditioning (Kansas City), where he oversees athletes training for multiple sports. He has served as a contributing expert for ESPN and as a private consultant in speed development and injury prevention for several NFL and MLB teams. His coaching history includes several years as a coach for the Kansas City Royals and he is certified as a corrective exercise specialist by the National Academy of Sports Medicine.

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