Professionally Experienced Utility Two-Way Player/Coach, Experience as Coach in Poland | Baseball Jobs Overseas

Professionally Experienced Utility Two-Way Player/Coach, Experience as Coach in Poland

Name: Will Chapman

Height: 184cm

Weight: 90 KGkg

DOB: January 22, 1989

Date Available: August 25, 2019

Bats: R

Throws: R

Positions: Coach, Youth Coach, Utl, 2B, 3B, SS, RF

Positions (alt): SP, RP, CF, LF

College: UC Davis and Gallaudet University

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Personal

  • 1. Hitting for Average – ability to hit .300+ and low strikeout rate. One of my top tools according to MLB scouts that saw me 2. Arm – the best tool I have according to MLB scouts that saw me. 90+ mph from the outfield and the infield. 3. Hitting for Power – Ability to hit with gap power using the whole field and can hit homeruns. 4. Defense – wide range of motion and ability to get the job done. 5. Speed – average of 6.8 – 6.9 in the 60 yard dash.
  • I have experience as a baseball coach at high-level competition (Collegiate and higher). In fact, I just finished my entire year of coaching collegiate baseball and just finished off the summer with my collegiate summer team winning the league championship! I have the knowledge of how to run camps for prospects and younger kids to help publicize baseball especially internationally!
  • I also pitched in college baseball and a little in professional baseball. I threw between 88 MPH to 92 MPH with my fastball and I had a slider, curveball, changeup, and splitter. I can help pitch for a team even if I am a position player as I am an experienced two-way player!
  • In 2016, I played in Men’s Baseball League as there was trouble with my professional baseball contract as I wasn’t able to get on any professional baseball team. However, I did go around to work out for MLB teams and each time, I made the final cut but there were no spots on any affiliated teams when I finished the workouts for the teams.
  • In 2017, I had to take my time off to finish my Master’s Degree in Sports Industry Management at Georgetown University and then decided to pursue coaching collegiate baseball. I still got to play in the Men’s Baseball League as well.
  • Was invited to spring training workout for the St. Louis Cardinals as a third baseman and right fielder. Rated to have an exceptional arm.
  • While playing in a stimulated game against a couple of pitchers who pitched in MLB, I got a couple of hits off them including a double.
  • Went 2-2 off a triple A pitcher while playing in United Baseball League.
  • Was named to two-time All-American first team, two-time all-conference, and all-south region team when I was in college.
  • When I played against Amarillo Sox (American Association) while I was with Las Vegas Train Robbers, I went 2-4 with 2 rbis while being the only one on the team with a multi-hit and multi-rbi game.
  • Was ranked in America in multiple offensive categories (Batting Average, Doubles, RBIs, HBP, and toughest to strike out) when I was in college.
  • Played for a little while in the Australian Baseball League (Auckland Tuataras). Played Third Base and Second Base.
  • Was named to BBOJ Top 25 Batters (Honorable Mention) 2018-2019

Playing Experience

YEARSORGANIZATIONLEAGUE/DIVISIONDETAILS
2008-09 University of Califronia, Davis NCAA DI - Big West Conference Received a scholarship to play there) - Big West Conference (ranked in the top 5 conferences in Division 1)
2011-12 Gallaudet University NCAA DIII - NEAC Ranked in the country in batting average (.394 in 2011 and .414 in 2012 regular season with .489 in conference play), ranked in top 10 for doubles (32 total in 2 years of play), hit by pitch, RBIs (64 in total of 2 years played), ranked in Toughest to Strike Out (9 strikeouts in 150+ plate appearance - 7 out of 9 strikeouts by looking and only 2 strikeouts swinging). Named to All-American First Team for 2 years and All-South Region Team.
2012 Arizona Wood Bat League .436 BA, 20+ RBIs, 15+ doubles. Named to All-Star. Played in All-Star and going 2 for 2 with a RBI and throwing out 2 runners from Right Field.
2013 Raton Osos Pecos League Right Fielder. Played 3 games and went 2 for 5 with a double.
2014 Brownsville Charros United League .291 BA with 4 doubles in 8 games played before league shut down. Played right field
2014 White Sands Pupfish Pecos League Played second base, shortstop, and right field. Hit .333 BA before being traded
2014 Douglas Diablos Pecos League Played second base, third base, and right field. Went 2 for 4 in 1st game. Traded because of mix-up with contract.
2014-15 Las Vegas Trainrobbers Pecos League Hit .372 in 28 games played. Played second base, third base, and right field.
2016 Pacific Coast Royals Pacific Coast League Played in 36 games. Hit .468 with 3 homers and 37 RBIs. Also was the ace pitcher for the team and took my team all the way to the championship game. I was 5-0 with an ERA of under 2.
2017 Pacific Coast Royals Pacific Coast League Played in 10 games. Hit .420. I had to leave as I received an offer to coach a collegiate baseball team.
2018-19 Redlands Rays Greater Brisbane Baseball League (Australia) Played a full season. Finished the regular with .300 average. 30+ RBIs.
2018-2019 Auckland Tuatara Australian Baseball League Invited and played a few games for the Tuataras during the exhibition series of the ABL season. Reserve roster as an infielder.
2019 Centaury Warszawa Polish Ektraliga Currently hitting .472 with 20+ RBIs and a triple. Playing 3B regularly with a .983 Fielding Percentage.
2019 International Stars Played 3B and 2B for the International Stars in the Prague Baseball Week.

Coaching Experience

YEARROLEORGANIZATIONLEAGUE/DIVISIONDETAILS
2017-2018 Assistant Coach California State University San Bernardino NCAA Division 2 Did outfield, infield, and hitting coaching. We played in the top league in Division 2.
2018 Assistant Coach Onondaga Flames New York Collegiate Baseball League I coached the outfield, infield, and hitting. The team came in first place during the regular season. We won the league championship!
2018-2019 Private Lesson Coach Redlands Rays Greater Brisbane Baseball League Gave lessons to a number of kids between 10 to 14 years old. Did pitching, hitting, catching lessons. Helped to coach one kid who ended up being the batter of the year and worked with him on pitching and greatly improved his mechanics in games.
2019 Coach Centaury Warzsawa Polish Ektraliga Head Coach/Assistant Coach. Development of Players' Skills in Infield/Outfield Defense and Hitting.
2019 Coach Polish National Softball Team European Softball Championship Volunteered to help the former University of Florida coach, Dave Majeski, who was the head coach of the team. Trained the First Basemen.

Stats

Pro Batting

Years Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2013 Raton 2 7 2 3 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 .428 .428 .571
2014 Brownsville 8 31 2 9 3 0 0 3 1 4 0 1 .291 .312 .364
2014 Douglas 2 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .500
2014 Las Vegas 25 62 6 17 3 0 0 5 0 14 0 0 .274 .318 .323
2015 Coastal Kingfish 20 64 11 24 8 1 2 17 10 4 2 0 .375 .453 .521
2016 Pacific Royals 30 98 20 46 14 2 3 37 17 2 4 1 .469
2017 Pacific Royals 10 38 5 16 4 0 2 10 4 0 0 0 .421
2018-19 Redlands 37 120 29 36 9 0 1 30 19 12 4 2 .300 .427 .400
2019 (In progress) Warszawa 20 55 12 26 10 1 0 17 18 3 1 0 .472 .517

Pro Pitching

Year Team ERA GS CG IP H SO BB HBP R ER Wins Losses SV WHIP
2014 Las Vegas 13.50 0 0 1.1 4 1 2 0 5 2 0 0 0 4.5
2015 Las Vegas 0.00 1 0 4 5 3 3 0 6 0 0 0 0 2.0
2016 Pacific Royals 1.89 6 5 38 10 40 12 2 13 8 5 0 0

College/Amateur Batting

Years Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2012 Gallaudet 41 136 43 55 18 1 1 30 12 9 7 1 .404 .488 .574

Video Highlights

Testimonials

Reggie Smith

Hitting coach/mentor/Ex MLB hitting coach
info@reggiesmithbaseball.com

"Ever since I have known him since he was 13 up to through high school, collegiate baseball, and professional baseball, I have found his swing to be exceptional and the ability to hit the ball hard all over the field off any pitch. I have always viewed him as a guy to get drafted and contribute for an organization! Also, he has a pretty good arm in the outfield and at third base! I still think he can contribute for any teams today as long as he gets the opportunity. I'd strongly recommend him to whoever team contacts me about Will Chapman.

Ozzie Canseco

Manager/Ex-MLB player (Brother of Jose Canseco)
ozzie.canseco@gmail.com

"When I was the manager and I heard about his name, I decided to sign him and give him a shot. First time I saw him swing the bat, I knew he absolutely can play high-level ball with no doubt in mind! Ever since, I batted him 4th and 5th for his bat and played Right Field for me. Made a few excellent plays there. You'd be happy to have him on your team as he's a nice teammate as well"

Tom House

Arm Health Coach/ex MLB pitching coach
info@tomhouse.com

"He came to my camp as a pitcher looking to develop his velocity as he already had a strong arm and could throw the ball 300+ feet with no problem. I viewed him better as a two-way player because as soon as I heard and saw his swing, he amazed me! I'd never expect a pitcher coming to my camp to turn out to be an excellent hitter as well!"

Additional Info

Need to return home by: No need to return home. Can stay as long as needed

 

Living preferences: Living on my own, Living with teammates with my own private bedroom, Living with teammates in a shared bedroom, Living with a host family

 

Status: Single, Long term relationship

 

Prior engagements: No

 

Ever convicted of a felony? No

 

Recent injuries/illnesses: No