Former MLB player Coco Crisp accepts high school coaching job

July 11, 2017 / BaseballCoaching
Former professional baseball player Coco Crisp has reportedly accepted a job coaching high school baseball in southern California.

Coco Crisp in 2007 as a member of the Boston Red Sox. | Photo: Keith Allison

KESQ on Monday confirmed the hire with Shadow Hills High School Athletic Director Ron Shipley. Beginning with the upcoming school year, Crisp will officially take over as head coach of the varsity baseball team.

Crisp spent 15 years in MLB, playing with the Red Sox, Athletics, Royals and Indians. He’s a career .265 hitter with 130 home runs, 639 RBI and 309 stolen bases. Crisp was part of the 2007 Boston Red Sox team that swept the Colorado Rockies in the World Series. 

Crisp has not yet released a statement, and terms of the job have not been announced.

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