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Current Job Openings at The Players Alliance

To meet the needs of our community, we’re expanding our dynamic team. Please see the available opportunities below and apply to contribute to our work!

Trainer for Skills Development
Functioning as a member of the programs team, TPA’s Trainer for Skills Development is responsible for helping  seed baseball/softball skill expertise in underserved communities across the country. The trainer’s duties include traveling regularly to meet with, assess and train coaches, parents, volunteers in select cities with the purpose of  imparting skills needed to increase baseball competitiveness within their community. Each trainer is expected to  execute a TRAIN THE TRAINER model using The Players Alliance’s framework for player development. The  Player’s Alliance’s framework will be based on the experience, methodologies gleaned from multiple Major League  players, trainers used by and respected for expertise by our members and recognized leaders from the youth  development and sports psychology spaces. TPA’s programming and methodologies are by players for players.  Individuals looking to launch, introduce and/or utilize their own methodology/theory need not apply. 


Duties and Responsibilities
The Trainer for Skills Development will be responsible for managing a Train the Trainer model for baseball and  softball, using TPA’s approved framework for player development. While each successful candidate must  demonstrate experience and success in the field, this experience must be applied to TPA’s approved framework, to  ensure symmetry and alignment with the organization’s stance, expertise, principles and goals in this area. TPA’s  framework will guide the candidates work to teach coaches, volunteers, program leaders and parent groups the  fundamentals of baseball/softball, including hitting, pitching fielding and other essential skills. The ideal  candidate(s) should have previous experience as a trainer, possessing strong knowledge of the sport, as well as  excellent communication and teaching skills.


Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Evaluate trainee performance to gauge where skills are lacking and improvement needed • Create training plans and programs to address skill gaps in trainees
  • Use alternative teaching methods to cater to various individuals.
  • Teach proper techniques for hitting, pitching, fielding, and base running.
  • Provide feedback and evaluate the performance of trainees to help them improve their skills.• Develop and maintain positive relationships with TPA’s community portfolio of teams, coaches and volunteers communicating regularly about progress and areas for improvement.
  • Maintain a professional, organized learning environment ensuring that equipment is properly set up, used and stored following each training event.
  • Conduct surveys to gauge the effectiveness of chosen training methodologies
  • Research and stay updated on new teaching methods to best highlight and support TPA’s training framework
  • Practice effective listening to identify potential opportunities for TPA’s Development team to follow up and explore.



  • B/A or B/S preferred; High School diploma with extensive experience in the field as a trainer acceptable.• Stellar performer holding a track record and clear exhibition of professional maturity and brand based achievement
  • Ability to travel by air and auto, across the country as needed based on a developed schedule.• Observant, with excellent analytical skills
  • Previous experience (3 to 5 yrs) in training, with demonstrable and quantifiable evidence of success• Strict adherence to TPA’s philosophy/mission statement/goals and commitments
  • Familiarity, comfort and commitment to excellence in both the principles and practices of diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Strong, honest, ethical work demeanor and style
  • Demonstrated ability to provide attention to detail and concern for accuracy and consistency in results• Must possess strong presentation skills and proficiency in computer application programs• Friendly, outgoing personality, with an ability to connect via phone/zoom and in person• Able to effectively communicate with peers, colleagues, and community members via excellent listening and communication (both written and verbal)
  • Ability to energize others around a mission, and work through moments of shared and opposing goals• Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Organized and self-motivated with ability to meet strict deadlines


The Players Alliance is an Equal Opportunity Employer