*BS Criminology Business
*Highest Batting Average in the Big Ten during the 2017-2018 Season
*Certified Fitness Coach Parrillo Performance
*Professional Batting and Catching
*Instruction signed by Philadelphia Phillies 2018
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Jesse Wilkening playing baseball for Nebraska. Here are highlights from the 2018 season.
Devin DeYoung has been coaching Professionally for 6 seasons. Most recently with the Chicago White Sox. Devin is a native of South Holland, Illinois and currently resides in Saint John, Indiana with his wife Samantha and daughter Ella.
Devin was a Lake Central High School Grad and played at College of Lake County in Grayslake, Illinois where he was a Region 4 All-Star. In the Fall of 2011, he transferred to 3 time NAIA World Series Champion Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee.
After college, he began his Minor League career with the Rockland Boulders as a Player and ultimately Bench Coach. During the 2015 season, the Boulders broke many Offensive records on their path to becoming Can-Am League Regular Season Champions.
In 2020, DeYoung was hired by the Chicago White Sox as the Bench Coach for class AA Birmingham Barons. In Spring Training, he was a part of Big League Camp, predominantly working with the Catchers.
Devin has spent time working under and learning from John Mallee, Major League Hitting Coach. He also worked under Bill Bryk, Assistant GM and Major League Scout for the Arizona Diamondbacks, scouting amateur and professional players.
Devin has been giving Private Instruction for 11 years. In the Offseason of 2017, he started “Devin DeYoung Professional Baseball and Softball Clinics,” where he staffs Professional Players, Coaches, and Scouts. He specializes in Hitting and Catching and is a constant student of the human movement, analytics, and effective training.
Second year college pitching coach at South Suburban College (NJCAA)
Played for Arizona Diamondbacks and New York Mets, reaching as high as AAA
Played Arizona Fall League (league for top prospects in all of baseball, 2017 with New York Mets)
2 years, Dominican Winter League, 2019 champions
Entering 6th season of professional baseball
All Star in all 5 previous seasons