Many games are already won before either team steps on the field. The competition starts with who has best prepared their mind and body.
Brandon Guyer’s obsession with the competition before the competition is what gave him the edge to set MLB records and play 13 years of professional baseball, seven of them in the big leagues.
Today that obsession allows him to help high achievers from all facets of life bridge the gap between performance and potential through elite mindset and nutrition training.
Brandon played for the University of Virginia, where he is now recognized as a Hall of Fame baseball player. He was drafted his junior year (2007) by the Chicago Cubs. He went on the win their Minor League Player of the Year award in 2010. In 2011 he was traded to the Tampa Bay Rays.
Brandon made his MLB debut at Camden Yards with a 2-run homer in his first at-bat, becoming the first Ray and 108th player in MLB history to do so. He spent the next five years playing for the Rays, before being traded to the Cleveland Indians in 2016.
In his three seasons with Cleveland, the Indians were AL Central Champions in 2016, 2017, and 2018. They were AL Champions in 2016, losing in game 7 of the World Series to the Chicago Cubs.
In his big league career, Brandon made a name for himself as a lefty masher, slashing a career .274/.376/.449. He also retired as MLB’s “Hit by Pitch King”, as the leader in HBP per plate appearances in MLB history.
In 2019, Brandon retired from baseball and set out to share his wealth of knowledge and experience with athletes of all sports and ages. He established the online training platform, Fully Equipped Athlete and wrote the accompanying Fully Equipped Playbook. Brandon is a Precision Nutrition Certified Coach, a NESTA Certified Sports Nutritionist, and a Certified Mental Performance Mastery Coach.
Today, in addition to running Fully Equipped Athlete, Brandon works as the Director of Mental Performance and Nutrition at both DBAT Gaithersburg and Area Scouts. His clients range from little league teams to top athletes in various sports as well as schools and corporations.