Job Posting: Cleveland Guardians Minor League Hitting Coach

Position: Minor League Hitting Coach

Primary Purpose
The Cleveland Guardians are currently seeking a Minor League Hitting Coach to join the Player Development Department.The ideal candidate will possess a passion for player and personal growth, experience integrating multiple information sources to create and implement hitting plans, and a thorough understanding of skill acquisition principles. Excellent applicants will demonstrate curiosity, creativity, and a drive to learn new concepts to problem solve. First and foremost, we are looking for great people!

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Integrate objective information into a detailed and comprehensive player development plan.
  • Create effective training environments based upon individual player plans.
  • Collaborate with other Physical domains to plan, implement and monitor holistic player development plans.
  • Utilize internal tools, resources and analytics to assess and adjust player plans.
  • Communicate development plans and progress with players, Player Development staff and Front Office throughout the year.
  • Assist field staff with normal daily operations when necessary.

The Cleveland Guardians are committed to developing and maintaining an environment that embraces all forms of diversity to enrich our core values, enhance our competitive position, strengthen our impact within our community, and foster a greater sense of belonging for our employees.

In this spirit, we know studies have shown that people from historically underserved groups – including women and people of color – are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job and understand that candidate may bring certain skills and experiences to the role that are not listed above, but that would add tremendous value to our organization. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of our qualifications described.

  • Minimum of two years related experience and/or training required. Previous experience with a Major or Minor League Baseball organization or collegiate baseball program is preferred.
  • Candidate is willing to potentially work at one of our developmental complexes in either Arizona or the Dominican Republic.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people and backgrounds.
  • Interest in personal and professional development with a desire to be involved in internal continuing education opportunities.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Office and Outlook.

Preferred Experience
We are looking for a variety of skill sets. If you have demonstrated experience with any of the following, you may be who we are looking for to join our team.

  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus but not required.
  • Proficiency in SQL is a plus but not required.
  • Experience working with any applicable technologies including but not limited to Trackman, Edgertronic cameras, biomechanics data, bat sensors and/or workload monitoring data.
  • Strength & conditioning experience.

Standard Requirements

  • All applicants for employment with the Cleveland Guardians will need to comply with the OSHA COVID-19 Vaccination Policy as a condition of employment. Potential candidates for employment will be notified of the requirements of this policy prior to the start of employment.
  • Represent the Cleveland Guardians in a positive fashion to all business partners and the general public.
  • Ability to develop and maintain successful working relationships with members of the Front Office.
  • Ability to act according to the organizational values and service excellence at all times.
  • Ability to work with multicultural populations and have a commitment to fairness and equality.
  • Ability to work in a diverse and changing environment.

To Apply:
If interested, please apply using this link.

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Meg is the managing editor of FanGraphs and the co-host of Effectively Wild. Prior to joining FanGraphs, her work appeared at Baseball Prospectus, Lookout Landing, and Just A Bit Outside. You can follow her on twitter @megrowler.

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