The Team

  • All
  • Hitting Coordinator
  • Owner/Director
  • Performance Coach
  • Performance Specialist
  • Pitching Coordinator
  • SportsWest Kids: Owner/Director

Woody Cliffords – Performance Director

Woody is in his 16th year as Owner/Director of Sportswest Performance. During this time he has worked with over 100 Professional Ballplayers including 1st Round Picks:

  • Phil Bickford
  • Ryan Braun
  • Matt Davidson
  • Jack Flaherty
  • Max Fried
  • Lucas Giolito
  • Christian Yelich
  • Dmitri Young
  • Delmon Young

Sportswest Team Development has also designed and wrote Programs that have Produced over 10 Team Championships in the past Decade.

In 2006, Cliffords joined forces with Harvard Graduate Dr. Marcus Elliott and P3 Peak Performance Project. For the last Decade he has served as the Director of Baseball Operations. During this time P3 has trained the entire Seattle Mariners Farm System for 3 years and also worked with the following MLB clients:

  • Dustin Ackley
  • Dylan Axelrod
  • Brennan Boesch
  • David Huff
  • Casey Janssen
  • Cord Phelps
  • Carlos Quentin
  • Scott Rice
  • Justin Smoak
  • Nick Swisher
  • Virgil Vazquez

As a Ballplayer Cliffords played for over 20 years between West Hills Baseball, El Camino Real High School, Pepperdine University, and the Baltimore Orioles Farm System. In High School Cliffords was a 2 time All State selection and 2 time City/CIF Champion. He currently holds the record for All-Time single season Batting Avg(.544). At Pepperdine he was a 2 time All Conference selection and a Conference Champion. After being a 10th Round selection by Baltimore in 2001, Cliffords went on to be a 3 time Minor League All-Star and also won a League Championship. He retired from Baseball in 2006 to work with athletes Full Time.

Woody and his wife Jessica have 2 sons, Brody and Bronson and live in Thousand Oaks, CA

Woody Cliffords – Performance Director

Brad Boyer

Hitting Coordinator

Brad Boyer

Tim Haubursin

Pitching Coordinator

Tim Haubursin

Jeff Howard

Jeff has twelve years of experience as a specialist in science-based training. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Bio-mechanics at the University of Massachusetts while becoming the leading wide receiver on the football team. After College, Jeff worked as an Assistant Strength Coach, monitoring strength programs for Varsity athletes.

In 2007, Jeff meet Woody Cliffords and Dr. Marcus Elliot, and integrated his program design with the science-based training used by SportsWest. He went on to manage Elite Fitness Plus, and then Elite MMA, until reuniting with Woody and SportsWest in 2012.

In January of 2012, Jeff formed SportsWEst Kids, an elite explosive training program , the system based training of SportsWest Performance designed for youths between the ages of 5 and 15. This program emphasizes: Speed, Agility, Quickness, Strangth, Flexibility, and overall Anaerobic conditioning; utilizing state of the art training and equipment.

ATHLETIC HISTORY:
Football, Track, Basketball.

COLLEGE:
University of Massachusetts, attending on Football Scholarship

HIGHSCHOOL
Football – 1st Team All County Track
1st Team All Conference
3rd in State in the Tripple Jump

Jeff Howard

Ryan Keys

Facility Coordinator/Performance Coach

Ryan Keys

Daniel Cobian

Performance Specialist

Daniel Cobian

Davey Komatzu

Performance Specialist

Davey Komatzu