Experienced Utility Player and Development Coach Seeking Opportunity in 2023
Name: Alex Hendra-Brown
DOB: June 18, 1996
Date Available: August 1, 2021Will Pay Flight
Positions: Youth Coach, RF, CF, LF
Positions (alt): Coach, Utl, 1B, 2B, 3B, C, RP
College: Linfield University
- Compete with a serious and passionate team and organization.
- Help organizations create systems that will serve their players development for years to come.
- Learn and gain experience towards an internationally recognized Advanced Coaching Diploma.
- Connect with baseball enthusiasts and form lasting relationships that provide opportunities for players and coaches in the future.
- Learn and practice Spanish. Fluent in French & English.
- Experience new cultures and meet new people.
After a winter training with Driveline baseball, Alex is currently in Sweden where he led the Elitserien in home-runs.
Alex spent six years at the Canadian Sport Institute, where he learned about athletic development, focused on strength and speed. He enjoys sharing what he has learned from Olympic trainers. Specifically, he shares workshops on shoulder care and using breathing for enhanced recovery and focus.
On the field, Alex hits for power and is a plus runner that competed in track & field. He plays defense wherever the team needs him but has played full seasons at CF, 3B, 2B, LF, and DH. Highlights of his career are:
- Playing at Rogers Centre in Toronto
- Provincial gold-medal
- National bronze-medal
- NCAA NWC conference championship
As a coach, Alex works camps and instructional sessions where he shares what he has learned about efficient skill development; making practices fun using competitions and outcome-based reps. Alex is grateful to have learned from many coaches over the years; notably 1998 WS MVP Scott Brosius. Most of all, Alex appreciates the people and places that baseball has brought into his life.
Away from the diamond, he enjoys yoga and reading about human performance. He looks forward to contributing to a club as a player and resource for coaches, youth and parents. Contact him at email@example.com
|2022||Hitting Coach & 1st Base Coach||Victoria Harbourcats||West Coast League Summer Collegiate||Reviewing and applying Trackman data for offensive feedback and strategy. Game-day preparation with hitters. Assess and individualize training sessions using HitTrax, Blast Motion, OnBaseU.|
|2021-22||Hitting Coach & Coordinator||Victoria Collegiate Golden Tide||Canadian Collegiate Baseball Conference||Develop periodized training blocks for position players throughout the offseason and facilitate an onramp into game speed. Design practice plans for OF, INF, & team. Track strike zone and decision making using software developed with intern. Design and teach programming to individual hitters focused on strengths & weaknesses. Coordinate training schedules, warmups, mobility development using OnBaseU, in-game preparation, recovery. Assess hitters using HitTrax, Blast Motion sensors, video.|
|2019||Head Coach||Manly Baseball||Youth All-Star (Australia)||-Head Coach U11 regional team -coach to win while honoring pitch counts/safety/development of all rostered players -run development focused practices -keep youth interested and enjoying the sport|
|2019||Scouting Reports||National Team of Sweden||European Championship (Germany)||-Provide detailed scouting reports to coaching staff -Notice tendencies of pitchers/hitters and team defense/offense approaches.|
|2019||Coach||Leksand Lumberjacks||Jr Lumberjacks (Sweden)||-Teach fundamental warmup, arm care & throwing routines, hitting preparation strategies. -Assist first-time players in a way that keeps them enjoying the game while developing skills to be successful. -Provide individual sessions with advanced players to ensure their development.|
|2010-19||Coach||ProWay Baseball||Youth ages 6-18||-Facilitate the development of speed/strength/athletic literacy -Instruct hitters using external cues in a fun, competition-based, learning environment. -Teach position-specific skills to groups and individual clients. -Set up equipment and stations, greet players and parents.|
|2016||Guest Instructor||Toronto Blue Jays||Academy Summer Camp||Help facilitate fun and interactive camp with former Major Leaguers.|
|2010-16||Coach||Last Raps Baseball||Summer camps||Week-long player development clinics for youth ages 5-16.|
|2016-17||Intramural Supervisor||Linfield College||Football||Setup, referee coordination, conflict resolution, communicate with college officials.|
|2012-15||Coach||University of British Columbia||Summer youth clinics|
|2010-14||Groundskeeper||Allenby Baseball Organisation||Field maintenance, cut grass, paint, clean dugouts, bathrooms, clubhouse, storage.|
|2021||Preseason Instructor||West Vancouver Little League||Assisted Coach Fred Beitler preparing a 16U team for their season and tour of Japan.|