Director of Hitting
Trader Flora is the Director of Hitting at Summit, he is also the co-director of athlete performance. Prior to Summit Trader played division one and division two baseball, while obtaining a degree in exercise science. Trader takes a scientific approach to training, that he blends perfectly with a traditional baseball program. Hence his quote "any idiot can make another idiot tired", Trader understands the importance of balancing an athlete's workload to maximize their performance. Since joining the staff he has made huge contributions to the hitting and strength programs. He has implemented a new hitting assessment process and restructured the athlete assessment report for both pitchers and hitters. On the strength and conditioning side he has been vital in our new athlete profiling procedures and building out our training protocols for each individual group of athletes. In his free time he enjoys surfing, lifting, hitting, and hanging out with his new fiancé Kate.