Jeff Albert

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Jeffrey A. Albert (born October 31, 1980) is an American professional baseball coach. He is the hitting coach of the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball.

Albert attended Butler University, where he played college baseball for the Butler Bulldogs. After graduating in 2003, he signed with the Washington Wild Things of the Frontier League, an independent baseball league.[1]

Albert served as a hitting coach in Minor League Baseball for the St. Louis Cardinals organization for five years, and then joined the Astros as their minor league hitting coordinator, a job he held for four years. After the 2017 season, the Astros promoted Albert to assistant hitting coach for the major league team, succeeding Alonzo Powell.[2] The St. Louis Cardinals hired him as their hitting coach after the 2018 season.[3]

Albert earned a master's degree in kinesiology from Louisiana Tech University in 2008.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jeff Albert Signs Baseball Contract With Washington Wild Thing - BUTLER OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE". Butlersports.cstv.com. August 13, 2003. Retrieved November 13, 2017.
  2. ^ Kaplan, Jake. "Rich Dauer set to retire; Alex Cintron promoted to Astros' first base coach - Houston Chronicle". Chron.com. Retrieved November 13, 2017.
  3. ^ https://www.stltoday.com/sports/baseball/professional/birdland/stubby-clapp-hired-as-cardinals-first-base-coach-jeff-albert/article_fd1721dd-da4a-5054-96dc-804476359b27.html
  4. ^ "PROGRAMMING SUCCESS: Kinesiology program keeps careers, communities moving forward – News @ Tech". News.latech.edu. July 16, 2014. Retrieved November 13, 2017.

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