Houston Astros coaches headline 3-day baseball camp

Posted by Van Williams, ALB Media Director | Oct 7, 2016

This is your chance to receive 1-on-1 instruction from a pair of Major League Baseball coaches.

Strom is the pitching coach for the Houston Astros and Jeff Albert is one of the organization's hitting instructors.

Strom has been a winner at every level, winning a College World Series title as a player with Southern Cal in 1970 and a World Series title as a coach with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2011.

He also pitched five years in the bigs, throwing a complete game at old Yankee Stadium. This guy tossed 16 CGs in 75 career starts.

Strom is in his fourth season as pitching coach for the Astros.

Last year, he led the Astros pitching staff to a 3.57 ERA, the best team ERA in the American League and the second-lowest produced by an Astros team since the club moved to Minute Maid Park in 2000.

This is his seventh season as the headliner at the Professional Baseball Clinic.

Albert is also an Anchorage camp veteran and just completed his his third season as Houston’s hitting coordinator after joining the organization in 2013 as roving hitting instructor.

He is a professional hitting coach with a background in Exercise Science. Blending the disciplines of exercise physiology, biomechanics, motor learning and sports psychology enables Albert to optimize and accelerate the development process for baseball and softball hitters.

Prior to joining the Astros, Albert spent five seasons as a coach in the Cardinals minor league system. A graduate of Butler University, he played professionally in the independent leagues and also received his Master’s degree in Exercise Science at Louisiana Tech University.