Dr. Tom Hanson, Ph.D

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About Dr. Tom Hanson, Ph.D

Dr. Tom Hanson, Ph.D has coached baseball players ranging from World Champions to Little Leaguers since 1983.

Dr. Hanson played college ball at Luther College (including 3 Iowa Conference Championships). He then served as a graduate assistant at the University of Illinois, the hitting coach at The University of Virginia (3 years), and head coach at Skidmore College, NY (7 years). Dr. Hanson also played rugby for 9 years (including 3 Big Ten Championships), coached youth sport teams and directed sports camps and clinics.

Career highlights include:

  • Full-time Performance Enhancement director for the New York Yankees (2001)
  • Performance Enhancement Consultant for the Texas Rangers (1999, 2000)
  • Performance Enhancement services for Anaheim Angels & Minnesota Twins
  • Head baseball coach and tenured professor at Skidmore College (NY) (1990-1997).
  • Co-Author of Heads-Up Baseball: Playing the Game One Pitch at a Time.
  • Interviews with Hank Aaron,  Rod Carew,  Pete Rose,  Tony Oliva, Carl Yastrzemski, Stan Musial, Kirby Puckett, Billy Williams and others for my research on the Mental Aspects of Hitting.
  • Interviews with pitching greats Nolan Ryan, Tommy John, Ferguson Jenkins, Bert Blyleven and many current major league players.
  • Corporate Coaching and Training for businesspeople and organizations ranging from Fortune 500 Companies to start-ups.
Education
  • Ph.D. in sport psychology from the University of Virginia (1991)
  • M.S. in sport psychology from the University of Illinois (1987)
  • Certified Personal and Professional Coach, The Newfield Network (2000)
  • Certified Yoga Teacher, Kripalu Yoga Center, (1996)
What the Pros are Saying!
Goose Gossage
If you want to add MPH to your fastball and take your pitching to the next level then Paul Reddick is the way to go.
Goose Gossage,
Baseball Hall of Fame
Yogi Berra
Paul is a great coach who really knows his stuff. He’s the only guy I trust to run my camps.
Yogi Berra
Dave Eiland
My passion has always been helping pitchers get better. Paul Reddick shares that same passion. His program gives pitchers of all ages the right information and instruction to reach their goals.
Dave Eiland,
Pitching Coach
Kansas City Royals
Rick Honeycutt
For parents, pitchers and coaches who want the big league edge, I would recommend Paul Reddick’s 90mph Club. Paul is one of those guys who takes pitchers to the next level.
Rick Honeycutt,
Pitching Coach
LA Dodgers
Derek Johnson
I’ve been a subscriber of Paul Reddick and his 90mph club for years. I would recommend his program for any pitcher who wants to get to the next level.
Derek Johnson,
Pitching Coach
Milwaukee Brewers
Chris Sinacori
Paul, just wanted to say you do a great Job, and you always have great information. Keep up the great work. I'm sure you help so many kids all over the country.
Chris Sinacori
Pitching Coach
Wake Forest