Tom House


Often called the “father of modern pitching mechanics” and a “professor of throwing,” Dr. Tom House pitched at the professional level for 12 years before developing a comprehensive, science-based methodology for training pitchers. Tom House founded the National Pitching Association (NPA) and the Rod Dedeaux Research and Baseball Institute (RDRBI) to research and implement human movement, physical preparation, and training programs to help pitchers and rotational athletes improve their skills.

Tom House’s credentials are extensive, including:

  • James Andrews Award for Excellence in Baseball Sports Medicine
  • Association for the Advancement of Applied Sports Psychology
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Baseball Coaches Association Lifetime Achievement Award recipient
  • Pitching coach for reality program The Million Dollar Arm
  • Authored/ co-authored over 20 studies, journals and publications
  • Author of 7 books
  • Coach:
    • Houston Astros
    • San Diego Padres
    • Texas Rangers
    • University of Southern California
    • Major League Baseball
  • Pitcher:
    • Atlanta Braves
    • Boston Red Sox
    • Seattle Mariners
  • Education:
    • PhD – Sports Psychology
    • Master of Science
    • Master of Business Administration
    • Bachelor of Science