Thursday, July 07, 2022

About AJ Johnson

AJ is a Performance Trainer and holds a Degree in Exercise Science & Kinesiology from George Mason University. He has been a student of Tom House's for over 15 years first at the age of 12 then as a player at USC, where Tom was his pitching coach. Now AJ is a dedicated performance trainer implementing the philosophy and training techniques of Tom House and Steve Johnson, this information is constantly reinforced during training sessions with his athletes.

AJ is a high-energy, focused trainer with an ability to equally reach the amateur player as well as the seasoned professional, he easily communicates with athletes, coaches and parents. He is a Co-Founder of Advanced Baseball Training & Performance Center in Northern Virginia. In the last 4 years he has performed over 9,000 training sessions at the center for both hitting and pitching. He has provided hundreds of additional hours at camps, clinics and seminars throughout the Washington Metropolitan Area helping players learn what it takes to achieve their goals. AJ's clients include: Professional Players of all levels, College, High School, and Elite Showcase Players.

AJ attended Robinson High in Fairfax, Va., under coach Bill Evers, there he earned numerous honors... 1st team Washington Post All-Met, 1st Team Northern Region, 1st Team Concorde District, Concorde District Pitcher of the Year as well as making the Virginia State All-Star team. He was also selected for the school's 2000-2010 All-Decade Team. His 3 years at the varsity level they won a Region and 2 district championships. His school records include...2nd All Time Home Runs, 2nd Extra Base Hits and 3rd All-Time in RBI's he also was 2nd All Time in Wins and 3rd All Time in Innings pitched. AJ was recruited by 24 division 1 colleges.

A.J. began his college career in Southern California at USC, after spending a year with the college baseball power and legendary pitching coach Tom House he transferred back to Northern Virginia with George Mason University. In three seasons at Mason he served as the closer 2010 and as a weekend starter 2011 and 2012, As a Patriot he finished his career at Mason ranked among the career leaders in wins, saves, innings pitched, lowest opponent batting average, ERA, lowest walks per nine innings and also ranked among single-season leaders during his senior campaign with 76.2 innings pitched.

Advisors / Sources

Coaching Community
- Don Slaught
- Joe Dillon
- Dave Johnson
- Mark Harris
- Mike Candrea
- Kevin Beirne
- Steven Johnson

Performance Sciences
- Dr. Greg Rose
- AJ Johnson
- Tom House
- Steve Johnson

Medical Field
- Anthony Vittese
- Dr. Sean Drake
- Dr. Marcus Elliott

Nutrition specialist
- Dr. Richard Heitsch
- Robert Yang

Sport Physiology
- Jay P. Granat, Ph

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