San Fransisco Giants
The San Francisco Giants simply made a groundbreaking addition to their teaching workers — the group simply employed the primary full-time feminine coach in MLB historical past!!!
Alyssa Nakken — who labored with the Giants’ well being and wellness initiatives and occasions the previous 2 years — was a famous person for the Sacramento State softball workforce from 2009-12.
The 29-year-old was a 4-time All-Pacific Coast Softball Convention choice and was first-team all-league in 2012.
Giants supervisor Gabe Kapler launched Nakken and fellow assistant coach Mark Hallberg on Thursday … saying, “Alyssa and Mark are extremely revered members of the group and I am delighted that they’ll now focus their abilities on serving to to construct a successful tradition within the clubhouse.”
“In each group, surroundings impacts efficiency, and baseball clubhouses aren’t any totally different. That is why along with aiding the remainder of the teaching workers on the sector, Mark and Alyssa will give attention to fostering a clubhouse tradition that promotes excessive efficiency by means of, amongst different attributes, a deep sense of collaboration and workforce.”
It is changing into extra frequent for feminine coaches to hitch male professional leagues lately … Jen Welter turned the primary feminine coach within the NFL in 2015 and Becky Hammon turned the primary full-time assistant coach within the NBA in 2014.