Performance and Coaching

Name and title: Marko Yrjövuori, Performance and Coaching Specialist

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

Additional expertise:
Strength conditioning, 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, LA Kings, 2000–2003
  • Athletic Trainer, Los Angeles Lakers, 2003–2016
  • Head of Physical Training, FC Inter Turku, 2016–2017 season
  • Medical Trainer, Finnish National Basketball Team
  • Performance and Coaching Specialist, Mehiläinen Sports Hospital

Patients include: E.g. players and top athletes from NHL and NBA teams.

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@sportshospital.com

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Page updated 5.5.2020. Name and title adjusted.
Page updated 5.5.2020 Work history adjusted from Director of Coaching to Performance and Coaching Specialist.
Page updated 1.5.2020. Incorrect mention of Misty May-Treanor removed.