BIO

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           Chris Smith

Currently a minor league hitting coach for the Cleveland Indians. Just finished the 2021 season as the Low-A hitting coach. My first year with Cleveland was in 2019, where I began as a hitting coach at our academy in the Dominican Republic. Previously served as an assistant coach at Hillsborough Community College. Spent time at St. Petersburg College from 2016-2018 as the hitting coach and spent one semester as recruiting coordinator before moving into an operations internship with the Pittsburgh Pirates for 5 months.

Played collegiately at Wagner College and graduated in 2014 where I was a two time All-NEC performer. I then moved into coaching at a high school in the Tampa area, Armwood High School as the Associate Head Coach and hitting coach for the 2014-2015 season.