Diamond Skills Baseball


Walt Cline

Diamond Skills Baseball has established a relationship with Walt Cline to help educate baseball players on movement, strength & conditioning, injury prevention, and best practices for athlete development. Coach Cline oversees all aspects of Athlete Development at St. Johns College High School Baseball (Speed, Strength & Conditioning) under Mark Gibbs. Coach Cline is also on staff as an Assistant Track & Field Coach at the University of Virginia and provides private and group instruction to developmental athletes and teams in the DC Area.

Coaching Career
Director of Athlete Development – St Johns College High School Baseball (Baseball, 2008-Present)
Assistant Track & Field Coach – University of Virginia (2012-Present)
Director of Athlete Development – The Miller School of Albermarle (Baseball. 2013-Present)
Director of Athlete Development – Virginia Renegades Baseball
Sport Science Coach / Consultant – Positively Chiropractic & Applied Kinesiology
Sport Science Coach / Consultant – US Bobsled / Skeleton
Subject Matter Expert (SME) – USMC Warfighting Lab, Navy Research, Army Surgeon General
Director of Athlete Development – Velocity Sports Performance (Westchester, NY)
Director of Athlete Development – Velocity Sports Performance (Alexandria, VA)
Speed / Movement Consultant – Baltimore Bayhawks Lacrosse (Off Season)
Speed / Movement Consultant – DC United Soccer (Off Season)
Speed / Strength & Conditioning Coach- Washington Nationals (Off Season)
Assistant Track & Field Coach / Strength & Conditioning – Kansas State University at Fort Hays (Hays, KS)
Assistant Football / Strength & Conditioning Coach – Kansas State University at Fort Hays (Hays, KS)
Head Track & Field Coach – Wilson Central School (Wilson, NY)
Assistant Football Coach / Strength & Conditioning- Niagara Falls City Schools (Niagara Falls, NY)
Assistant Track & Field Coach / Strength & Conditioning- Grand Island Central School District (Grand Island, NY)
Assistant Football Coach / Strength & Conditioning- Tonawanda City School (Tonawanda, NY)

College Activities
Football (MAAC)
Track & Field (ECAC)

Teaching Career
Health & Wellness, Biomechanics, Kinesiology – Fort Hays State University
Health / Physical Education – Newfane Central School
Health / Physical Education – Sweet Home Central Schools
Health/ Physical Education – Grand Island Central Schools
Special Education – Niagara Falls City School District

Degree & Certifications
MS Health & Human Performance
BS Kinesiology / Pedagogy
CSCS Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
NYSED Health / Kinesiology

Walt Cline
Sports Performance Coach — Sport Science Consultant


Dr. Arthur De Luigi

Diamond Skills Baseball has established a relationship with Dr. Arthur De Luigi to help educate baseball players on how to prevent shoulder and elbow injuries. Dr. Deluigi works at MedStar Sports Medicine with offices at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital, and MedStar Montgomery Medical Center. He also works as a physician with the Washington Nationals Major League Baseball Team and its Affiliates. To read Dr. Deluigi’s blueprint for elbow and shoulder injury prevention please click here:

Medical Career
Director of Sports Medicine at MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital
 Program Director of the MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital/Georgetown University Hospital Sports Medicine Fellowship.
 Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine for MedStar Sports Medicine (South Region)
 Board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), Sports Medicine, Pain Medicine, and Musculoskeletal Ultrasound.
 Former Program Director of the PM&R Residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center/National Capital Consortium.
 Battalion Surgeon with 101st Airborne and 25th Infantry during two military deployments in Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
 Physician, Washington Nationals
 Physician, Salt Lake Bees (Los Angeles Angels AAA affiliate)
 Physician, US Ski and Snowboarding Association
 Medical Director and Head Team Physician for the U.S. Adaptive Alpine Ski Team

Coaching Career
 Coached Brighton Township (American Legion Baseball) for 4 years including 2 division titles
 Coached Colt League, Pony League, Little League for Brighton Township Athletic Club
 Coached Shetland and Pinto League for Olney Boys & Girls Community Sports Association

College Career
 Two sport Varsity Letterman at George Washington University

Baseball Career
 Played 3 years for Beaver Area High School Bobcats Varsity Team
 Played for Brighton Township American Legion
 Perennial All-Star for Beaver County Little League, Pony League, Colt League, and American Legion