Rachel Balkovec is an American minor league baseball manager and a former hitting coach. She held the position of hitting coach for the New York Yankees organization since 2020. Moreover, she reported holding the position of a manager of their Class A minor league team, the Tampa Tarpons from 2022.
Furthermore, she also became the first woman to work as a full-time manager of a major league-affiliated team. As well as the first full-time female hitting coach in Major League Baseball too. Wanna know more about the famous personality then keep on scrolling to read details on her net worth and measurements.
Caption: The former hitting baseball coach, Rachel Balkovec.
Rachel Balkovec: Bio, Family, Education
The former baseball coach was born on 5 July 1987 in Omaha, Nebraska, the United States of America, under the zodiac sign, Cancer. She has not provided information on her parents. Her father worked as a customer service manager for American Airlines, while her mother, a bookkeeper. She has two sisters, one of them named Stephanie Balkovec. Furthermore, she shares pictures of her sibling and parents on her Instagram page.
Regarding her education, she completed her education at Skutt Catholic High School. During her student years, she had played softball, soccer, and basketball. She attended Creighton University before transferring to the University of New Mexico where she played as a catcher. She graduated from the university in 2009 with a degree in exercise science. Also, she joined Louisiana State University and earned a master’s degree in kinesiology. She began studying human movement sciences at Vrije University in the Netherlands in 2018.
Rachel Balkovec: Career & Life Education
In 2012, she started her sports journey as a temporary contract strength and conditioning coach for the minor-league affiliate St. Louis Cardinals’ Johnson City in Tennessee. After which she won the Appalachian League’s award for strength coach of the year. In 2016, the Houston Astros hired her to be their Latin American strength and conditioning coordinator becoming the first woman in that role in Major League Baseball.
She later move to the Netherlands where she pursued her second master’s degree at Vrije University. In the university, she worked for the Dutch baseball and softball programs as an assistant hitting coach. She returned to the US and was announced as the New York Yankees’ newest hitting coach. She became the first woman to hold such a position full-time. Additionally, she also became the first woman to manage in affiliated baseball after it was announced managing Yankees Low-A Tampa Tarpons in 2022.
Rachel Balkovec: Personal Life & Boyfriend
Talking about her relationship, she is possibly single or might be in a secretive relationship. However, it is reported that she is involved in a romantic relationship but no information on the detail. It seems that she is focusing on her career rather than being in the gossip by her personal life. Apart from that, she has not been involved in any kind of rumors or controversies.
Rachel Balkovec: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
In her decade-long career as a coach turned into a minor league baseball manager, she has amassed a good amount of money. From her hefty amount, she has been living a splendid and lavish lifestyle. Therefore, she has an estimated net worth of around $5 million.
On Instagram, she has a verified account @rachel.balkovec with 47.5k followers. She has an unverified Twitter account @_rachelbalkovec with 19.8k followers. She has a Facebook account under his name with more than 2.9k followers.
Rachel Balkovec: Body Measurements
The former baseball coach has an athletic and fit body that stands to a height of 5 feet 9 inches or 1.75 meters. Her body weighs around 79 kg with 34-26-34 inches of chest-waist-hips respectively. She has brown eyes as well as the same hair color.