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The New York Yankees are looking for curious and forward-thinking problem solvers to join our Player Development Hitting Department.

VISION AND MISSION:

To provide the most comprehensive player development experience in professional sports through the innovation and application of the industry’s best practices, with a commitment to elite collaboration and communication.

JOB SUMMARY:

As a member of the Yankees Player Development Department, the incumbent is responsible for managing objectives and development through integrating the industry’s best practices while gleaning input from Quantitative Analysis, Video, Performance Science, Player Health & Human Performance, and Mental Conditioning.

The primary objective of this role is to help create and foster an environment for players and staff to maximize their development.

REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ATTITUDES:

  • Passionate with high character and makeup and an unwavering commitment to high standards

  • Curious and forward thinking with a strong desire for continued personal and professional growth

  • Superior management and motivational skills

  • Strong communicator with awareness of organizational desire for strong interdepartmental collaboration

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build an environment for player growth through integration with all available departments, including (but not limited to): Quantitative Analysis, Video, Performance Science, Player Health & Human Performance, and Mental Conditioning.

  • Prepare and execute hitting plans based on the organizational philosophies set forth by the Hitting Coordinator and Director of Hitting/Major League Hitting Coach.

  • Diagnose and prescribe plans of action to ensure players meet organizational objectives.

  • Communicate frequently with Hitting Coordinator and Assistant Coordinator.

  • Manage hitters’ training and in-game workloads to ensure healthy and efficient development.

  • Manage the daily use of organizational tech (Bat Sensors, etc.)

  • Report on player interactions, pre-game routine, objectives, etc. on internal software.

  • Communicate, empower, and hold hitters accountable to the organizational beliefs and philosophiesOther duties as assigned to aid in the function and flow of the affiliate assignment.

DESIRED (BUT NOT REQUIRED) SEPARATING CHARACTERISTICS/SKILLS

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

  • Certifications in strength, movement and/or baseball related disciplines

  • Demonstrated experience in organizing and communicating information using:

  • Video Editing Software, R, SQL, Python, Excel, Google Sheets, etc.

INTERESTED CANDIDATES SHOULD SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING:

  • Resume

  • List of references

This description is intended to describe the type of work being performed by a person assigned to this position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of the employee. The New York Yankees are an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Company is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment.

The New York Yankees require a Covid-19 vaccination and booster as a condition of employment, subject to exception under applicable law.

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