Los Angeles Dodgers – MiLB Performance Coach (Low-A)

MiLB Performance Coach (Low-A)

Department: Performance Department

DATE: November 1, 2023

LA DODGES CONTACTS:

  1. Brain Stoneberg – Director MiLB Performance   Email:bstoneberg@ladodgers.com
  2. Carl Kochan – MiLB Strength & Conditioning Coordinator
     Email:carlk@ladodgers.com

 

GENERAL PURPOSE:
Provide a positive learning environment that fosters personal and team development for the
players and coaches. Our focus lies in the areas of physical performance related to baseball. This
includes, but not limited to players’ individual biomechanics, strength training, mobility, stability,
conditioning, performance nutrition, and recovery methods.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Testing and evaluating players in different movement patterns to help develop a needs analysis
on players.
Weight room progressions related to pitching or hitting needs, running mechanics, mobility
and/or stability deficits, as well as conditioning.
Correlating sports science and performance testing data to a player’s specific movement patterns.
Leading team stretches and teaching facets of performance, nutrition, and recovery to players and
staff.
Basic knowledge and application skills in performance nutrition which includes the NSF
certified for Sport program.
Help coordinate daily meal schedules during the season with coaching staff and catering
company.
Assist performance department with constructing and coordinating in-season and off-season
programs specific to each individual players’ needs and goals.
Providing various reports in-season and off-season pertaining to athletes Dodger profile.

SUPERVISORY DUITES:
Communicating effectively with all staff members.
Work closely with performance and medical staff on return to play progressions when applicable.
Assist performance department with overseeing the nutritional needs for players at respective
affilate.
Daily reporting to supervisors.
Bi-monthly and daily reporting to supervisors and player development staff.
Oversee all practices and games.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Integrity, relentless positivity, and motivation for players, staff, and coaches.
  • Communicating with all people involved with player development.
  • Proficient with knowledge in high-performance sport such as exercise physiology, kinesiology,
    performance nutrition, and biomechanics.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related field
    NSCA-CSCS
    CPR/AED
    PREFERRED:
    Bilingual in Spanish
  • Experience with sports science initiatives (workload monitoring, force plates, recovery, nutrition,
    sleep etc.)
  • Strong desire for continuing education (performance nutrition, FMS, SFMA, FRC, On Base
    University, running mechanics, strength progressions, etc.)

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