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Minor League Hitting Coach - Houston Astros (Houston · TX)

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Department: Player Development
Supervisor: Hitting Coordinator
Classification: Full Time/Exempt

Summary:
The Houston Astros are currently seeking a Minor League Hitting Coach in the Player Development Department.

Essential Duties / Responsibilities:
  • Implement organizational hitting development program
  • Plan daily hitting practice while coordinating with other members of the field staff
  • Analyze hitter performance deficiencies using various tools, reports and technologies
  • Prescribe and monitor a development plan for each hitter based on areas of opportunity
  • Collaborate with other disciplines within Sports Medicine & Performance to identify and act on solutions related to physical limitations/opportunities
  • Communicate plans, goals and progress with players and relevant staff members throughout checkpoints
  • Assist other field staff when able and necessary with normal day to day operations at complex (throwing BP, hitting fungoes, etc)
 
Requirements / Qualifications:
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with people in a wide variety of roles including players, coaches and front office.
  • Ability to understand and advocate for changes due to new information and or tools in baseball.
  • Strong computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus.
 
Additional Requirements / Qualifications:
  • Must travel with assigned minor league team.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time as well as bending, reaching, throwing, and swinging a bat.
  • Visual acuity to distinguish pitches and facilitate instruction.
  • Ability to work both indoors and outdoors.
 

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability

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