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Dominican Republic Defense & Baserunning Coach Apprentice

Houston Astros

Application Deadline Ended
Apply by Ended 12/15/2022

Dominican Republic Defense & Baserunning Coach Apprentice | Houston Astros

Dominican Republic Defense & Baserunning Coach Apprentice

Houston Astros

Apply by Ended 12/15/2022

Posted 3 months ago

No Longer Accepting Applications



Houston, TX, USA

Job Type

 Job Description

The Houston Astros are currently seeking a Minor League Defense and Baserunning Apprentice in the Player Development Department. Serving as a uniformed coach at our complex in the Dominican Republic. The 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.

  • Helps Staff build technology-oriented projects
  • Assist coaching staff in their responsibilities, specifically, but not limited to, defense and baserunning.
  • Collaborate with field staff, coordinators, and front office to implement and help improve player development initiatives
  • Collaborate with affiliate Strength Coach and Performance Apprentice 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.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Interest in on-field coaching
  • Must have ability to throwing batting practice and hit fungo
  • Interest in player development, strength & conditioning, and analytics.
  • Ability to understand and advocate for changes due to new information and or tools in baseball.
  • Ability to work well with analysts in the front office.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Hard working and driven to succeed.
  • Professional or collegiate playing experience is a plus.
  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus.
  • Strength & conditioning education and experience is a plus
  • Must be able to travel with assigned minor league team.
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