R&D Baseball

R&D Baseball

PLAYER DEVELOPMENT: HITTING COACH

R&D BASEBALL, LLC - Entry Level
HERNDON · VA
Player Operations: Baseball - Hitting Coach
PLAYER DEVELOPMENT:   Hitting Coach (FULL TIME)
Compensation:  Full-Time Salary, Depending on Qualifications
www.rd-baseball.com

Overview:
R&D Baseball is an organization committed to expanding its growing success in the player development industry.  We’re seeking a Player Development: FULL TIME - Hitting Coach who’s looking to join a team of dedicated & forward thinking coaches for a business that prioritizes progressive insights, hard work, as well as the continued development of our coaching staff to give our athletes the most holistic & comprehensive training environment possible.

Player Development:  Hitting Coach will learn the in-depth operations of R&D's overall player development system (assessment, training methodologies, holistic approach) & work within the hitting department to execute daily training sessions for our athletes.  While R&D prioritizes an analytical approach to player development, our fast-paced training environment highlights an often-overlooked feature of baseball: COMPETE.  In addition to training floor responsibilities, the successful candidate will present a positive, enthusiastic, and competitive attitude that embodies R&D Baseball’s intangible qualities. 

R&D is a collaborative environment that values proactive growth in our staff. We aim to challenge the status quo by seeking new insights that evolve how player development is viewed within the industry. The candidate will subsequently participate in various forms of continuing education while contributing new insights of his or her interest with the Hitting Director and team of player development coaches. 

Duties & Responsibilities 
  • Work and support small group training sessions.
  • Operate basic functions of R&D’s technologies (HitTrax, Trackman, Blast Motion, 4D Motion)
  • Support coaching techniques with empirical methodologies.
  • Manage and build relationships with leadership qualities.
  • Collaborate and integrate industry leading insights to training floor.

Qualifications 
  • Previous playing &/or coaching baseball experience at college or professional level
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills 
  • S&C background preferred (coursework, certifications, and/or coaching)
  • Proficient with Microsoft office and basic computer skills 
  • Proven growth mindset

Additional Requirements 
  • Lift and move objects up to 50lbs 
  • Demonstrate training floor exercises 
  • Throw BP regularly!
  • Stand for extended periods of time under seasonal conditions 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job Questions:

  1. Please tell us why you are the best candidate for this position.

  2. Are you actively engaged in continued education within human performance, player development, and/or sports analytics?

  3. Do you have at least 2 years experience training baseball players at the college or pro level?