Served as envoy
- 2008 – Colombia
While in the U.S. Marine Corp Reserves from 1992 to 2000, Matt Krause pursued his undergraduate degree in exercise and sports science at East Carolina University. With the help of Jeff Connors, ECU’s strength coach, Krause went on to Graduate school at the University of Central Florida to obtain his Masters in strength and conditioning. After graduating, Krause’s first job was with the Knights. Krause’s first involvement in the major leagues was as an Intern with the Chicago Cubs. From there, he became a minor league coordinator with the Pittsburgh Pirates and then the Cincinnati Reds. In 2014, the New York Yankees’ hired Krause to be their Director of Strength and Conditioning, a position he held until 2019. Currently, Krause serves as the President of the Professional Baseball Strength and Conditioning Coaches Society.