Phil Wallin is the Director of Performance at IMG Baseball Academy, in charge of designing and executing IMG's MLB off-season program, which is used by baseball stars like Andrew McCutchen. Wallin is also the strength and conditioning coach for the 17U USA national soccer team. Before coming to IMG, he was an S&C coach at the University of Oklahoma, working with the baseball, wrestling and golf teams. He has also worked with the University of Iowa's football team. Wallin started his career as an intern at Mike Boyle's Strength and Conditioning in Woburn, Mass., where he learned many of the principles he still draws upon today.
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