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Oakland A’s -Minor League Sport Performance Coach (Seasonal)

Oakland A's -Minor League Sport Performance Coach (Seasonal)

Organization: Oakland A's

Job Description

Title: Minor League Sport Performance Coach (Seasonal)

Department: Minor League Sport Performance

Reporting to: Minor League Strength Conditioning Coach

Job Classification: Seasonal, nonexempt

Full-time Location (City, State): Mesa, AZ


About the A's:

The Oakland A's are a baseball team founded in 1901. They have a rich history, having won nine World Series championships and 15 American League pennants. The A's are known for pioneering the "Moneyball" approach to team-building, which focuses on using statistical analysis to identify undervalued players. 

In addition to their success on the field, the Oakland A's also have a positive and dynamic work culture. They have been recognized twice as the Front Office Sports, Best Employers in Sports. 

The A's are defined by their core pillars of being Dynamic, Innovative, and Inclusive. Working for the A's offers the opportunity to be part of an innovative organization that values its employees and strives to create a positive work environment.



The Oakland Athletics are seeking qualified candidates to fill the role of Minor League Sport Performance Coach located in Mesa, AZ for the 2024 season. The primary role of this position is to oversee and implement all aspects of the Oakland A’s strength and conditioning program. This position reports directly to the Minor League Sport Performance Coordinator and Assistant Sport Performance Coordinator. 



  • Work with the Minor League Sport Performance Coordinator and the Assistant Sport Performance Coordinator on the implementation and supervision of the strength and conditioning program in all aspects
  • Evaluate, motivate, and educate athletes on all aspects as it relates to performance enhancement and health and nutrition
  • Provide players with individual corrective exercise programs, lead team stretch, schedule routines, and implement conditioning
  • Monitoring and tracking the daily workload of each individual player and the individual program progressions
  • Learn and utilize relevant technology
  • Weight room set up, organization, and cleanliness.
  • Strong communication and collaboration with all relevant staff members



  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in Exercise Science or a related field
  • Possess a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the NSCA
  • CPR/AED certification
  • Minimum of 1 year working with a team or athletes in the strength and conditioning field
  • Ability to motivate high level athletes of various ages, experience, and training backgrounds
  • Experience and ability to assess an athlete’s physical preparedness, movement efficiency, and effort levels
  • High level of communication skills
  • Passion for strength and conditioning, learning, and a strong work ethic


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus, but not required.
  • Experience with technology (HR monitors, force plates, jump mat, etc)


The Oakland A’s diversity statement:

Diversity Statement Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are in our organizational DNA. Our commitment to these values is unwavering – on and off the field. Together, we continue to build an inclusive, innovative, and dynamic culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates belonging and amplifies diverse voices. Combining a collaborative and innovative work environment with talented and diverse team members, we've created a workforce in which every team member has the tools to reach their full potential.

Equal Opportunity Consideration:

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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