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:
o Performance Specialist and Athletic Trainer
o Certified Biomechanics Coach
o Certified Strength Conditioning Specialist
o Certified Instructor for Physical Therapy in State of California
o Certified Speed Coach
o Athletic Trainer and Sports Therapist, LA Kings, 2000–2003
o Athletic Trainer and Head Sports Therapist, Los Angeles Lakers, 2003–2016
o Head of Physical Training, FC Inter Turku, 2016–2017 season
o Head Medical Trainer, Finnish National Basketball Team
o 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)

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