The New York Mets today announced the club has named Pat Roessler the team's assistant hitting coach.
Roessler, 55, was the New York Yankees Director of Player Development from 2004-2014. In addition from 2004-2013, he served as the Yankees Field Coordinator. Roessler also was the Yankees hitting coordinator in 2005 and from 2012-2013. He has also worked at the major league level with Montreal as the Expos hitting coach from 2000-2001.
Prior to joining the Yankees, Roessler was the Houston Astros Minor League hitting coordinator from 2002-2004. He served as the Minor League hitting coordinator for the Expos from 1995-1997 as well as the Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League hitting coordinator from 1998-1999 and worked in the White Sox organization from 1988-1994.
Roessler was the assistant baseball coach at Old Dominion University (VA) from 1983-1988. He received a B.A. degree in Physical Education from the University of Arizona in 1983 and earned his M.A. in Sports Management from Old Dominion in 1987.