John Valentin

Trainer Introduction

The New Jersey Dugout is excited to announce John Valentin, an 11-year major league veteran with the Boston Red Sox and New York Mets, will be joining our team.

Playing Career 
John Valentin attended Seton Hall University where he played baseball along with Mo Vaughn and Hall of Famer Craig Biggio. John was drafted to the Sox in the 1988 draft and made his MLB debut four years later in 1992.

John batted .281 over 10 seasons in Boston his best ones coming between 1995-1997 where he batted .300. with 58 homers (19/season average) and 238 RBI’s (79/season average). The real highlight of his career though was in 1994 when he turned the 10th unassisted triple play in MLB history.

Coaching Career
John spent eight seasons in the Dodger organization and three as assistant hitting coach…was previously the hitting coach for Triple-A Albuquerque (2011-12) and Double-A Chattanooga (2010)… managed Double-A Chattanooga (2009) and Class A Inland Empire (2008), guiding the Lookouts to a 65-74 record in 2009 and leading Class A Inland Empire to the playoffs with a Wild Card berth and a 68-73 record in 2008…began his coaching career in 2006 as the hitting coach of the Mets’ Double-A Binghamton team.

Whether you’re a youth baseball player looking for proper development or a High-School / College player looking to advance in your Baseball career, Coach Valentin delivers both physical skills training as well as the mental approach training needed to be a successful player and reach your full potential.

Coach Valentin is available for:
Private Hitting and Fielding Lessons
Team Training
Camps and Clinics

For More Information
Call us at 732-792-3200
e-mail us at: [email protected]