Corner Infielder/Relief Pitcher Player/Coach with Overseas experience in Australia and available March 2023 | Baseball Jobs Overseas

Corner Infielder/Relief Pitcher Player/Coach with Overseas experience in Australia and available March 2023

Name: Liam Dillinger

Height: 192cm

Weight: 115kg

DOB: December 1, 1998

Date Available: March 24, 2023

Will Pay Flight

Bats: R

Throws: R

Positions: 1B, 3B

Positions (alt): Coach, Youth Coach, RP

College: Florida State College at Jacksonville

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Personal

Liam is a first baseman, third baseman and relief pitcher, which makes him a versatile addition to any club’s roster.

He has good power at the plate to all fields, with an exit velocity off the tee in the low 90s (mph).  The velocity on his throws across the infield ranges in the mid-80s.   As a pitcher, he features a fastball, curve, sinker and change-up.  The velocity on his fast ball sits in the low 80s.

Liam is a vocal leader with a lot of energy and a very positive attitude.  He keeps a strong focus on the game, while also helping to keep teammates loose in tight situations.  He is a very supportive teammate and brings a strong work ethic to the clubhouse, practice field and games.

He also has a good amount of coaching experience he could led to a club.  He has been Head Pitching/Hitting/Player Relations Coach at the high-school level, as well as a pitching instructor at the collegiate level.

 

Career Highlights

  • High School

    • All-county and all-conference selection

    • Batted .330 in conference with 10 RBIs

  • Collegiate experience in the U.S.

  • Experience in the Victoria State League (Australia)

 

Overseas Goals

Liam wants to continue his playing career, while also gaining “a more well-rounded coaching resume – to learn how to be a better coach while helping grow the game around the world.” Liam is playing in Australia for the 2022-23 season.

Playing Experience

YEARSORGANIZATIONLEAGUE/DIVISIONDETAILS
2017-19 Florida State College at Jacksonville NCAA Division I
2022 Bonbeach Bluejays Victoria State League Div. 2 4th batter, assistant coach, team leader. Leading the team in RBI’s and hits.

Coaching Experience

YEARROLEORGANIZATIONLEAGUE/DIVISIONDETAILS
2019-22 Head Pitching/Hitting/Player Relations Coach Saint Augustine High School High School Scheduled and oversaw bullpens, wrote velocity gaining programs, pitch designing using slow motion video, mechanical improvements using video. Hitting drills to help with timing and mechanics, went over approaches at the plate for at-bats. Helped the players stay in the game while having fun, would listen to the players and how they felt about things and helped them better understand the game plan while instilling confidence.
2020-22 Pitching Instructor Private College Mechanical breakdowns and pitch designing during the off-season for collegiate pitchers.

Stats

College/Amateur Pitching

Year Team ERA GS CG IP H SO BB HBP R ER Wins Losses SV WHIP
2019 FSC Jacksonville 8.10 0 0 6.2 11 6 6 - 8 6 0 1 0 2.742

Video Highlights

Testimonials

Alex Vazquez

Former teammate, Florida State College at Jacksonville
alexjr@h6homes.com

Jarad Curwood

President of Summer Baseball, Bon Beach
chapterwine@gmail.com

Nick Phifer

Former college pitcher that received lessons
nphifer17@gmail.com

Additional Info

Playing preferences: Europe Semi-pro (ie. Austria, Germany, Czech Republic, France etc.), Europe Pro (Italy, The Netherlands)

 

Living preferences: Private living arrangement (apartment to self), Shared living arrangement, own bedroom, Shared living arrangement, shared bedroom, Give me a floor, pillow and a mat to sleep on, Host Family

 

Return home: I can stay as long as it takes to complete a season

 

Prior engagements: No

 

Recent injuries/illnesses: No

 

Traveling with a companion: No

 

Educational background: High school graduate with 2 year college degree