Director-Performance Science/Player Development
John Wagle enters his first season as the Director-Performance Science/Player Development. He was the Royals’ minor league strength & conditioning coordinator in 2019.
Prior to joining the organization, he spent three years pursuing his PhD in sport physiology and performance at East Tennessee State University, which he completed in May of 2019. Wagle also holds a master’s in exercise science from Western Illinois University, an MBA from Loyola University in Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in physics from Augustana College.
Prior to that, he was the Assistant Director of Sports Performance at DePaul University for one year, before being promoted to director for two years. He is a registered strength and conditioning coach and a certified strength and conditioning specialist.
Wagle resides in Surprise, Ariz.