Seattle, Washington


Job Title: Coordinator, Sports Science

Department: Baseball Operations

Reports to: Manager, Athlete Care, with a dotted line reporting to Sr. Director, Analytics    

Directly Supervises: Sports Science Analyst

Status: Exempt

Primary Objective: Responsible for the oversight, development and management of sports science programs and information, with the objective of designing evidence-based programs to support efforts to maximize player health and performance.

 Essential Functions:

  • Evaluate, design, and implement sports science programming for the organization.
  • Collaborate and work closely with High Performance staff on athlete management and data collection protocols.
  • Coordinate the collection, tracking and storage of all sport science information.
  • Collaborate with Baseball Operations Analytics Department to track measurements and create models, as appropriate.
  • Design and distribute actionable reports for use by players, coaches, and staff.
  • Search for and vet all new technologies which might improve current sports science programming.
  • Assist the Player Plan process by creating customized, individual suggestions for each of the Major League and Minor League players.
  • Provide strong people leadership; implement strategies to effectively manage Team Members and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of department’s people resources.
  • Train, evaluate performance, and foster growth and development of full time staff and Team Members, encouraging personal and professional development.
  • Develop and implement department rules, policies, regulations, work methods and procedures as well as monitoring work activities and performance of department personnel.
  • Will perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, statistics, computer/data science, engineering, or other related field required.  Equivalent, relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of formal education, if approved by management.
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience with data analysis and predictive modeling required.
  • Prior management experience is preferred.

Competencies, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s):

  • Demonstrates through their actions and interactions with others a commitment to Mariner Purpose, Mission and Values.
  • Must be a committed professional with a strong analytic focus.
  • Ability to relate to athletes and generate program buy-in.
  • Shall demonstrate the ability to be proactive, innovative and adaptive in promoting new ideas and concepts.
  • Shall possess strong decision-making ability, including knowing when to make a unilateral decision and when to consult with the team or superiors.
  • Shall incorporate strategic thinking, formulate and prioritize objectives, and implement plans consistent with the player and team’s interests.
  • Exemplifies a collaborative approach in dealing with management, team members, and vendors.
  • Must possess excellent communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills. Must also be clear, organized, persuasive and inclusive.
  • Acts in a manner that is fair and ethical.
  • Must possess computer proficiency with MS Office 365 – including Outlook, MS Word and Excel.

 Physical Activities and Working Conditions Necessary to Perform Essential Functions:

  • Must be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays

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