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International Tryout Coordinator

Houston Astros

International Tryout Coordinator | Houston Astros

International Tryout Coordinator

Houston Astros


Apply by 2/22/2023

Posted 17 days ago

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Houston, TX, USA

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 Job Description

The Houston Astros are seeking an International Tryout Coordinator for the 2023 season to assist with the department’s scouting operation and tryout schedule. This individual should be a highly motivated, independent worker who is energized to improve efficiency in international tryouts and the process of monitoring player performance, both physical and skill-based. The position will be based in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

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

  • Work with International Scouting Director, Assistant Director, and local supervisors to organize tryouts for international amateur players in the Dominican Republic and throughout Latin America.
  • Coordinate schedules, player/trainer communications, and technology capture for international amateur workouts.
  • Collaborate with departments such as Strength & Conditioning, Player Development, and Performance Science to create plans for effectively evaluating international amateur player improvement.
  • Travel within the DR and Latin America as required to aid in player assessments and data collection.
  • Support physical and athleticism exercises/tests at complex camps.
  • Assist with other duties as required.

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Spanish language fluency required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) required.
  • 1+ years in a Strength & Conditioning background required.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university strongly preferred.
  • Experience in the international baseball market strongly preferred.
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification through the NSCA preferred.
  • English language proficiency preferred.
  • CPR/AED and First Aid Certified preferred.
  • Experience with SQL and SQL databases a plus.
  • Professional playing experience a plus.
  • Experience with baseball technologies and objective diagnostic testing a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals including scouts, players, trainers, and front office members.
  • Demonstrated passion for baseball and intellectual curiosity.

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