Specialist
Performance and Coaching

Name and title: Marko Yrjövuori, Performance Specialist and Athletic Trainer, Certified Biomechanics Coach, Certified Speed Coach and Certified Strength Conditioning Specialist

Special areas of expertise: Performance specialist, sports therapist, athletic training, biomechanics training

Additional expertise:
Strength conditioning specialist, physical training, speed coaching

Quote: “Leave your ego at home, this job is about the athletes.”

Education and work history:

  • Performance Specialist and Athletic Trainer
  • Certified Biomechanics Coach
  • Certified Strength Conditioning Specialist
  • Certified Instructor for Physical Therapy in State of California
  • Certified Speed Coach
  • Athletic Trainer and Sports Therapist, LA Kings, 2000–2003
  • Athletic Trainer and Head Sports Therapist, Los Angeles Lakers, 2003–2016
  • Head of Physical Training, FC Inter Turku, 2016–2017 season
  • Head Medical Trainer, Finnish National Basketball Team
  • Director of Coaching, Elite Sports Clinic Neo/Mehiläinen and Coaching Specialist at Mehiläinen Sports Hospital

Patients include: Vasyl Lomachenko (boxing), Kobe Bryant (NBA), James Harden (NBA), Pau Gasol (NBA), Misty May-Treanor (beach volleyball), Mikko Koskinen (Edmonton Oilers)

Contact with sports clubs: Los Angeles Kings, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Dodgers, USA Tennis Association, Los Angeles Clippers, USC, Red Bull Performance, Finnish National Basketball Team

Contact information:

marko.yrjovuori@mehilainen.fi

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