B.S., CSCS, CPT
Andrew Sacks is a Certifed Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and the Owner and Head of Strength and Conditioning at Prime Sports Performance in Baltimore, Maryland. Andrew graduated from Frostburg State University in 2009 with a double major in Exercise Science and Psychology. While at Frostburg, he played on two conference championship baseball teams and made two trips to the NCAA regional tournament.
Since becoming a certified trainer (NSCA) in 2009, Andrew has trained athletes of all ages and skill levels, ranging from 9-year-olds to elite Division 1 and professional athletes. Andrew specializes in designing individualized programs for each athlete based on the unique demands of their sport and position, and his training techniques have recently produced some of the best athletes in the Baltimore area, including 2 Baltimore Sun Players of the Year, the 2014 Gatorade Softball Player of the Year, the 2016 Varsity Sports Network Pitcher of the Year, the 2018 Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year, the 2019 Baltimore County Baseball Player of the year, countless All-County, All-Metro, and All-State athletes, and pro athletes from the Baltimore Orioles, Arizona Diamondbacks, Minnesota Twins, Chicago Cubs, Kansas City Royals, Philadephia Phillies, and Chicago White Sox organizations, as well as teams from the independent Frontier League and Atlantic League.
As a Sports Performance Expert, Andrew's training methods are focused on developing speed, strength, explosiveness, and overall athleticism in each of his athletes, as well as teaching proper lifting technique. Andrew's pupils typically see great improvements that carry over to their on-field performance, and see a drastically reduced injury rate as a result of their training. In addition to his years of experience training athletes, Andrew has also worked in a rehab setting at Union Memorial Sports Medicine, where he assisted in implementing elbow and shoulder rehab programs for injured throwers.
James Canoles is an ACE-Certified Personal Trainer who trains athletes in all sports with an emphasis on speed development, strength, and endurance training.
James has extensive experience as a soccer player, having won several county and regional championships, as well as a state championship in high school, and reached the JUCO National Tournament as a member of CCBC-Essex.
James is the head of our Baseball Bootcamp program designed to introduce young athletes to basic training concepts, and specializes in training athletes for field sports such as soccer, lacrosse, and field hockey.
Orlando, Florida native. Schreurs attended Daytona State College and Broward College, pursuing his degree in Developmental Psychology.
After finishing his second year at Broward he began his professional career with the Baltimore Orioles organization in 2012. In 2014 he began his Indy-ball career in Ft. Worth, Texas. In 2015 he played in the North Country baseball League. In 2016 he went on to play for the York Revolution of the Atlantic League in York, Pennsylvania. Ron also has played professional baseball overseas in Belgium and Japan.
Ron has been an instrumental part of the Redline/Prime Throwing Academy from its inception, helping teach high-velocity mechanics to academy participants and serving as a pitching instructor. Ron holds a pitching coach certification from the Florida Baseball Ranch, as well as a sport specific training certification from the American Sports and Fitness Association (ASFA).