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John Abbott

John Abbott


Baseball Science

Chicago Cubs


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Introduction to Python

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Data Scientist Associate

Quantitative chef, mixing variables and algorithms to create delectable insights.

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Introduction to Python


Intermediate Python


Data Scientist Associate

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Data Scientist


DataCamp Course Completion

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My Work Experience

Where I've interned and worked during my career.

Chicago Cubs | Nov 2022 - Present

Baseball Scientist

As a member of R&D, I approach answering baseball performance problems through the lens of physical qualities and performance outcomes. Utilizing data from many sources I provide insight to day-to-day readiness, physical quality trends, baseball performance projection, and injury occurrence.
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Chicago Cubs | Feb 2022 - Nov 2022

Sport Science Specialist


Chicago Cubs | Feb 2020 - Apr 2022

Strength And Conditioning Coach and Performance Science


East Tennessee State University | Aug 2017 - Jan 2020

PHD Student


Cadance Cycling and Multisport | Jan 2014 - Aug 2017

Mechanic/Bike Fitter/ Exercise Physiologist


High Performance Athletic Training Center | Oct 2016 - Mar 2017

Strength and Conditioning Coach


Henderson High School | Nov 2015 - Mar 2017

Diving Coach


Iron Athlete | May 2016 - Oct 2016

Strength and Conditioning Coach

Developing and implementing strength and conditioning programs for competitive athlete including North Penn football, swimming and diving, water polo, and many more. I also run speed and agility camps that include testing and working sessions.

West Chester University | Aug 2014 - May 2016

Health Sciences Fitness Center Graduate Assistant

Organize and supervise the operation of the Health fitness Sciences Center, includimg creating group fitness schedules, connecting clients to trainers, recruiting teams to work with strength and conditioning coaches. I take a lead role in organizing and conducting strength and conditioning sessions with our schools athletic teams. I oversee 70 to 80 undergrad students ans help them learn how to operate fitness facilities, personally train with clients, and produce and execute group fitness classes.

Haverford College | Sep 2014 - Dec 2015


Teaching undergraduates the importance of exercise and physical activity and how to achive optimal results. In the classroom we cover exercise physiology and training principles, we move into the fitness facility to learn exercise modalities, technique, and program design.

Never Give Up Training | Jan 2014 - May 2014

Group Exercise and Personal Trainer

Create and perform group exercise classes including, HIIT, TRX, Kettle Bell and more classes. Meeting clients and determining goals and current fitness status, from there creating individualized programs. I Work one on one with clients instructing them through their program.

West Chester University L.A.R.C. | Aug 2012 - May 2014

Master Tutor (Anatomy and Physiology II)


Cadence Cycling and Multisport | Oct 2013 - Jan 2014

Exercise Physiologist Intern

As an intern I assisted with bio mechanical analysis, including bike fits and pedal efficiency analysis. I ran field test to determine LT and Critical power. I was able to revamp their physiology lab including technological upgrades as well as creating and testing a new VO2 max and anaerobic threshold testing protocol for elite cyclist. I was also exposed to customer service as well as working with group cycling classes.

My Education

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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Sport Performance and PhysiologyEast Tennessee State University | 2020
Master of Science (MS), Sport and Exercise PhysiologyWest Chester University of Pennsylvania | 2016
Bachelor of Science (BS), Kinesiology and Exercise ScienceWest Chester University of Pennsylvania | 2014

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