The New York Mets are seeking a Hitting Coach at the Minor League affiliate level. The primary responsibility of this role will be to serve the development of the affiliate’s hitters. Specifically, the affiliate Hitting Coach will be tasked with monitoring, executing, and communicating each player’s individual player plan alongside the organizational hitting philosophy.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
In conjunction with the Hitting Coordinator and the entirety of the department, design daily practice plans that provide productive environments for each hitter’s development
Utilize all relevant information/data across Player Development sub-departments in order to best inform each hitter’s individualized plan
Utilize the available tools and technology to create efficient feedback loops for each hitter in conjunction with the Baseball Systems and Baseball Analytics departments
In conjunction with the Hitting Coordinator and the entirety of the department, ensure that each hitter is receiving work in environments focused on their primary deficiencies
Facilitate the creation of each day’s schedule to ensure the appropriate time is given for each hitter’s on and off-field needs
Experience working with hitters in a professional organization, a collegiate organization, or a facility setting
Fluency and ability to utilize relevant data streams provided by the Mets
Ability to throw batting practice, hit fungoes, and generally facilitate a baseball practice
Disposition to actively communicate across different disciplines within Player Development
Mindset/desire to learn, especially from those on their own affiliate staff
Spanish fluency OR a desire to learn basic components of the language
The above information is intended to describe the general nature, type, and level of work to be performed. The information is not intended to be an exhaustive or complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The individual selected may perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
The New York Mets recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and value the unique qualities individuals of various backgrounds and experiences can offer to the Organization. Our continued success depends heavily on the quality of our workforce. The Organization is committed to providing employees with the opportunity to develop to their fullest potential.