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James Keller

Catching & Hitting Coordinator for the Lake Erie Crushers
Arlington, Virginia USA


• 5+ years coaching experience at the professional level, 3+ years at the college level • Demonstrated ability to develop & scout players • Comprehensive knowledge of data & technology • Proven skill in game management & planning


Catching and Hitting Coordinator

Apr 2022 - Present
• Instruct and oversee all baseball-related activity including drill work, pregame and practice routines• Build and maintain relationships with players, families, agents, advisors, and scouts• Evaluate all draft eligible players, current MiLB players, and other NCAA prospects.• Collect and save video and data on prospects• Complete a full scout

Player Development and Catching Coordinator

Apr 2021 - Apr 2022
• Instruct and oversee all drill work, pregame and practice routines, scout, develop, and implement game plans • Assist in player procurement, roster construction, player releases, and player signings • Coach third base during games • Construct hot/cold zone reports on hitters and pitchers • Produce, distribute, and store game film on opposing team

Bullpen Coach

Jan 2020 - Apr 2021
• Manage the bullpen during games, manage the pitchers on a day-to-day basis, monitor bullpens and throwing routines, and assist with all catching defensive work including drills, pregame routines, and game plans • Catch bullpens, flat grounds, and conduct other throwing activities with pitchers • Develop hot and cold zone reports for catchers and

Graduate Assistant Coach

Sep 2016 - Apr 2018
• Served as Catching, Infield, & Outfield Coach• Coached first base during games and threw pregame batting practice• Recruited Prospective Student Athletes, and managed official visits• Maintained facilities, arranged transportation, and overnight accommodations for team travel• Assisted the Head Coach with the allocation of the team budget, fu

Professional Baseball Player

May 2016 - Sep 2018
• Finished career with 58 Runs, 112 Hits, 7 Home Runs, and 70 RBI • Volunteered to participate at charitable events, and interacted professionally with the press, fans, and opponents • 2017 Frontier League Champions


Business - Masters of Business Administration
Aug 2016 - May 2018

Business Administration - Bachelors of Science
Aug 2013 - May 2016

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