Since 2002, Cory Gilday has been a cutting-edge strength & conditioning/sports performance instructor. He has worked with high school and college athletes, as well as NFL, MLB, NHL and NBA stars such as Shaquille O'Neal, Shawn Bodiford and Slade Norris.

And since 2010, he has been the tactical strength & conditioning coach for the United States Air Force special operations soldiers of the 125th Special Tactics Squadron. 

Cory has a B.A. in Exercise Science and History from Central College in Pella, Iowa and a Master of Exercise Science degree from California University of Pennsylvania—a rare degree in this region. He has further certifications in NSCA-CSCS, RKC-1, NIKE-SPARQ, USTF-1, FMS, USWA-1. 

Coach Gilday is specially suited to work with baseball players, having enjoyed a stellar high school and college career that led to a season with the Ogden Raptors, at the time, a short-season rookie league affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers. In high school, he was All-Region in his junior year and First Team All-State in his senior campaign, which also included an award for Offensive Player of the Year. He went on to play four years of D-3 ball at Central College as a speedy outfielder who hit for high average.

He has coached baseball, football and strength & conditioning at various high schools including in his alma mater, Washougal High School, Camas High School and Columbia River High School.

At Advanced Skills Baseball, Coach Gilday will be leading the speed & agility program for our Elite Academy pitchers, catchers and hitters and will be the lead base-running instructor. At neighboring Gilday Sport Conditioning he is offering a special value-driven Monday and Thursday strength & conditioning program specifically designed for serious baseball players.

Advanced Skills Baseball is excited to present Cory Gilday as...

Speed & Agility, Elite Academy Special Instructor
Baserunning, Elite Academy Special Instructor
Strength & Conditioning Consultant