Founded in 2013, Diamond Kinetics provides real-time quantitative data, biomechanics feedback and training guidance for sports performance improvement using wireless inertial measurement units (IMU’s) and mobile applications.
Building on academically validated scientific research at the University of Michigan and the University of Pittsburgh, Diamond Kinetics has an exclusive license for the application of IMU sensors in baseball and softball.
At Diamond Kinetics, we believe…
Science, accuracy and customer trust are critical to our success
Being focused exclusively on baseball and softball is paramount
We exist to improve player performance
That communities are powerful
Taking the long view helps to build a great company
Choosing best in class partners ensures mutual success
The DK Team
DR. WILLIAM CLARK, PHD.
Dr. William W. Clark is the Co-Founder of Diamond Kinetics. He has been an active researcher and innovator in the field of dynamic systems and control for over 25 years, and is currently Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science at the University of Pittsburgh.
C.J. Handron is the Co-Founder and CEO of Diamond Kinetics. He is responsible for leading commercialization efforts of all products and applications, as well as guiding the overall vision and strategy for the company.
Chief Commercial Officer
As Chief Commercial Officer, Jeff Schuldt is responsible for overall commercial strategy, creating an enduring brand, delighting customers, driving revenue growth and creating valuable strategic partnerships.
Director of Engineering
Mike Ressler is the Director of Engineering at Diamond Kinetics where he is responsible for the design, implementation, and technical direction of the SwingTracker product and its various components.
DR. MINMIN ZHANG, PHD.
Lead Mechanical Engineer
Dr. Minmin Zhang serves as Diamond Kinetics' lead Mechanical Engineer, with research centered on developing a multi-inertial sensor human sports motion analysis system.
RICHARD D. LEE
Digital & Social Manager of Marketing & Communications
Richard D. Lee leads digital & social marketing & communications for Diamond Kinetics, serving as both the online voice and main content creator for the company.
Customer Experience Manager
As the Customer Experience Manager, Ed is responsible for the continued delight of Diamond Kinetics’ customers and the strengthening of partner relationships.
Jeremy is a Mechanical Engineer for Diamond Kinetics, focusing on the development and advancement of next generation firmware and hardware. With his background in mechanical design and mechatronic systems, he leads the design of sensors from firmware to plastics.
Director of Mobile Development
Trey Marshall is the Director of Mobile Development at Diamond Kinetics responsible for the mobile strategy and implementation for SwingTracker and the entire family of mobile apps.
Business Development Manager (West Coast)
As a Business Development Manager for Diamond Kinetics based out of California, Joey August drives customer acquisition and value opportunities for Diamond Kinetics and its partner organizations through strong regional & national relationships.
Business Development Manager (Mid-Atlantic)
As a Business Development Manager for Diamond Kinetics, Casey focuses on driving customer acquisition & revenue generation while extending & maintaining relationships with regional & national partners in the Northeast & Mid-Atlantic.
Customer Experience Manager
As the Customer Experience Manager, Matt is responsible for the continued delight of Diamond Kinetics’ customers and the strengthening of partner relationships while also overseeing Diamond Kinetics' e-commerce platforms.
Business Development Manager (Southeast)
As a Business Development Manager for Diamond Kinetics, J.D. focuses on driving customer acquisition and revenue generation, as well as extending and maintaining relationships with regional and national partners-specifically in the Southeast.
Senior Software Engineer
Joe Petrich is a Senior Software Engineer at Diamond Kinetics and works on the front and back end implementations for SwingTracker and the rest of the family of Diamond Kinetics apps.
Business Development Manager (Midwest)
Justin Ridgell is Diamond Kinetics' Business Development Manager for the Midwest.
Residing in Chicago, he is focused on integrating Diamond Kinetics' revolutionary training tools within high school, travel, and collegiate programs.
Director of Strategic Partnerships
Alex Bush is the Director of Strategic Partnerships for Diamond Kinetics, working closely to develop plans and lead the implementation of key initiatives with such premier organizations as Perfect Game, ABCA and the NFCA.
Tim Zak is an Associate Teaching Professor and Director of the Institute for Social Innovation at Carnegie Mellon University, while also serving as an advisor on the Board of Directors for Diamond Kinetics.
DR. ALAN NATHAN, PHD.
Dr. Alan Nathan, PhD. is Professor Emeritus of Physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and top technical advisor for Diamond Kinetics. After a long and satisfying career doing experimental nuclear/high-energy physics, he now spends his time doing research in the physics of baseball.
A forward-thinking technology manager with proven ability, Steve Menke has held a number of senior leadership roles in the wearable sensor space including VP of Software at Jawbone & CIO at BodyMedia (acquired by Jawbone). Menke also serves as a technical advisor for Diamond Kinetics.
With a proven ability to identify leaders and companies of common vision, Bill Clark brings over 25 years of experience in sales, marketing and product innovation to Diamond Kinetics in his role as Strategic Business Development Advisor.