Job Posting: Texas Rangers Player Development Data Apprentice

Position: Player Development, Data Apprentice

The Texas Rangers are seeking multiple apprentices in Player Development. Each Apprentice will work full-time with one of the Rangers’ minor league affiliates and report to the Systems Integration Coordinator. Apprentices will operate as an extension of the coaching staff and be a resource for both players and coaches. Apprentices are expected to manage the collection and application of data and technology at their respective affiliate and will gain experience across multiple areas of Baseball Operations.

Job Responsibilities:

Video & Technology Operation:

  • Operate bat/ball tracking technology and baseball technology
  • Capture game video and manage upload process for all games
  • Capture high frame rate video of hitters and pitchers
  • Manage data and collection process and assist with interpretation with coaches and players

Advance Scouting:

  • Collaborate with coaching staff and player development staff to monitor player goals and player progress
  • Conduct research and analysis, both at the request of staff and independently
  • Use internal system tools to assist
  • Communicate research in simple and concise manner to Minor League coaches, players, and Player Development staff

Systems Support:

  • Support field staff with on-field responsibilities
  • On field skills such as throwing BP is a plus
  • Support field staff and players with coach education and various administration tasks
  • Support Strength and Conditioning and Athletic Training staff to provide assistance and application to their fields of your finding

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Demonstrated passion and understanding for biomechanics, pitching or hitting analysis or sports science.
  • Spanish speaking a plus

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Availability to start working in February 2022
  • Ability to work seamlessly in teams
  • Working knowledge of advanced baseball statistics and publicly available research
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office

To Apply:
Please email with the subject “PD, Data Apprentice” and include a resume to apply.

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