Private Clinics

Updated Monday February 27, 2017 by The Strike Zone.


The Strike Zone is pleased to announce that Eric Owens will be instructing clinics beginning in February 2017!


Eric has spent the past 25 years involved in Major League Baseball and Minor League Baseball in roles that include: player ('92 - '05), hitting coach ('08), hitting coordinator ('11 - '14) and assistant hitting coach for the ALDS Champion Toronto Blue Jays ('15, '16).


Eric now resides in Whitby and is eager to offer Durham Region an opportunity to learn the ins and outs of hitting. Check out to see what Eric is all about.


Please refer to the front page for details on all clinics run by TSZ and Eric Owens.



Eric Owen's Resume: (www.

Professional Minor and Major League Player

1992 drafted 4th Round Cincinnati Reds

1995 June 7 MLB Debut with Cincinnati Reds

1995 – 2005 played parts of 9 seasons Major Leagues, 13 seasons overall

Majors and Minor Leagues Major Leagues: the Milwaukee Brewers (1998), San Diego Padres (1999–2000), Florida Marlins (2001– 2002) and Anaheim Angels (2003)


Professional Coaching

2006-2007 LA Angels A- ball Cedar Rapids Coach

2008 Arkansas Travelers AA Hitting Coach

2008 Scottsdale Arizona (fall league) Coach

2009-2011 LA Angels Outfield Base Running Coordinator

2011-2014 LA Dodgers Hitting Coordinator

2015-2016 Toronto Blue Jays Assistant Hitting Coach, replacement First Base Coach due to ejections, health, or family matters


Achievements and Awards

1995 American Association MVP

1999 first player to collect a hit at Safeco Field

2008 coached the Arkansas Travelers which won them the Texas AA league championship

2015 – 2016 ALCS Division Series with Toronto Blue Jays (first since 1993)

25 straight years experience in playing and coaching at a high level

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