Job Posting: Texas Rangers Player Development Positions

Please note, this posting contains two positions.

Position: Biomechanist

The Texas Rangers are seeking a Biomechanist to join the Performance group in Player Development. The role will focus on tasks related to Biomechanics, including data collection, reduction, and analysis of motion capture biomechanical data. The ideal candidate will be able to effectively communicate with current staff regarding biomechanical information with the goal of integrating research and findings into other areas of Baseball Operations for the purpose of enhancing player performance and evaluation.


  • Collaborate with Analytics, Sport Science, and Player Development to integrate kinematic and kinetic analyses to enhance Performance initiatives throughout the organization for improving on-field movement.
  • Assist with biomechanical data collection, reduction, and analysis in the organization.
  • Develop models based on biomechanical data for player evaluation and injury risk assessment through research and scientific process.
  • Participate in the creation of new laboratory tools, methods, and procedures that will streamline data acquisition and cross-functional initiatives.
  • Exploration of new Sport Science technologies that may provide novel, impactful value to the organization.


  • Graduate level degree required in Biomechanics, Biomedical Engineering, Kinesiology. or related fields. General knowledge about baseball related movements is beneficial.
  • Expertise in various software packages including SQL, R, Visual3D, Python, MATLAB and/or LabVIEW is preferred.
  • Strong technical skills and experience with biomechanical equipment and data management along with proficiency in collecting data on human subjects. Included but not limited to: markered and/or markerless motion capture, force plates, inertial sensors, musculoskeletal modeling, camera tracking/AI, and EMG.
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail while effectively disseminating information.
  • Trustworthiness and ability to maintain the confidentiality of work materials/processes.
  • Must be available full-time and willing to work long hours, including days, nights, weekends, and holidays while relocating to Surprise, AZ.

To Apply:
To apply, please follow this link.

Position: Apprentice, Performance Center

The Texas Rangers are seeking apprentice(s) to join our Performance Center team and gain knowledge and experience working in an elite baseball Sport Science environment. The ideal candidates(s) have a passion for winning through improving Player Development and Performance, while enhancing player well-being through Sport Science. This apprenticeship is based in Surprise, AZ during the 2022 season (Jan – Oct).

As a Performance Center Apprentice, you may be expected to:

  • Assist in day-to-day operations as it pertains to equipment functionality, data collection, processing, and analysis.
  • Aid in the preparation and operation of a variety of sport science equipment.
  • Assist in data management, organization, and integration into the organization’s database management system.
  • Support Sport Science staff with responsibilities related to athlete evaluation, training, and performance.
  • Assist in design, development, and implementation of research protocols using various applied research technologies to assess and develop elite-level baseball talent.
  • Maintain knowledge of current scientific literature with a commitment toward evidence-based protocols to ensure we are adapting properly to new scientific developments.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Passionate for Sport Science, possess an eagerness to learn new skills, strong work ethic, and attention to detail.
  • A strong foundation in sport science including, but not limited to Biomechanics, Sports Medicine, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology or similar field.
  • Proficiency in statistical programming for signal processing, data analysis, and modeling (R, Python, etc.) is preferred.
  • Proficiency utilizing biomechanical equipment (Motion Capture, Force Plates, EMG, High Speed Video, IMUs).
  • Trustworthy and expected to maintain the confidentiality of work materials and processes.
  • Must be available full-time and willing to work long hours, including days, nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Willing and able to relocate to the Surprise, AZ area for the duration of the apprenticeship.
  • Applicants should be able to begin work Wednesday, January 12th, and be available through October 31st.

To Apply:
To apply, please follow this link.

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