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Bullpen Catcher and Coaching Apprentice

Houston Astros

Application Deadline Ended
Apply by Ended 12/15/2022

Bullpen Catcher and Coaching Apprentice | Houston Astros

Bullpen Catcher and Coaching Apprentice

Houston Astros


Apply by Ended 12/15/2022

Posted 3 months ago

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Houston, TX, USA

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 Job Description

The Houston Astros are seeking a Bullpen Catcher & Coaching Apprentice in the Player Development department. Serving as an assistant to the coaches on staff throughout the day while having a large responsibility of catching bullpens and being the bullpen catcher during the games. This person will aid in the implementation of player development initiatives while also assisting with on-field development. This position could lead to a variety of different positions within the organization in the future.

Essential Duties / Responsibilities:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Catch bullpens, throw batting practice, hit fungoes
  • Collaborate with field staff, coordinators, and front office to implement and help improve player development initiatives.
  • Assist the coaching staff in their responsibilities.
  • Assist hitting coach with cage work.
  • Assist with the evaluation and coaching of fundamentals.
  • Assist the staff and players with the implementation of systems and technologies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Interest in on-field coaching.
  • Must be able to catch bullpens of high-level pitchers.
  • Must be able to throw batting practice and hit fungoes.
  • Ability to understand and advocate for change due to new information and or tools in baseball.
  • Strong computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Professional or collegiate playing experience is a plus.
  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus.
  • Strength and conditioning education and experience is a plus.
  • Must be able to travel with assigned minor league team.
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