Richmond City Baseball Association aims to provide a positive baseball experience for boys and girls in the City of Richmond. It currently has 500 registrants aged 5 to 24, playing across various divisions of play organized by age and skill level.
Position: Director of Player Development
Director of Player Development Duties
The Director of Player Development has responsibility for leadership in the provision of training programs to meet the developmental needs of all players within the Richmond City Baseball Association throughout the year, including spring and summer league play and the fall ball and winter training seasons.
Reporting to the RCBA Executive, the Director of Player Development will be responsible for:
• Providing consultation and training for all volunteer coaches within the association, to ensure the development of a consistent approach/philosophy
• The identification of player development needs across the association.
The hiring of qualified coaches/trainers to effectively meet the above needs.
• The establishment of an on-field instruction program and the implementation of an association wide player development philosophy.
• The design and coordination of fall and winter training programs, with the goal of meeting player development needs at all levels within RCBA.
• Assist in the coordination of player evaluations for appropriate placement/tiering.
• Ensure a continuum of player development is established that enhances opportunities for RCBA players to play within their home community.
• Strive to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with the broader baseball community.
• Stay abreast of new knowledge, ideas and techniques relating to the sport of baseball and the practice of coaching/training baseball players.
• Provide monthly reports on the progress of the Director of Player Development role.
• Ensure the general health and welfare and safety of athletes during their training activities.
• Working within an allotted RCBA budget to provide player and coaching development opportunities
• Knowledge of the Richmond baseball community
• Extensive experience and credentialing as a baseball coach and/or trainer
• Established relationships with the broader baseball community
• Experience with program development and management
• Demonstrated skills and abilities relevant to people management
Approximately $1,000.00/month paid on an annual basis (to be negotiated with the RCBA Executive).
Interested applicants should forward their resume and covering letter to:
Richmond City Baseball President
Attn: John Braaten
Application Deadline: June 1st, 2015