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Jake Lowery, Manager

Justin Lord, Pitching Coach

Justin Lord begins his fourth season within the Nationals’ system and his first with the FredNats in 2023. He spent 2022 with Double-A Harrisburg and 2021 with High-A Wilmington. He was set to be the FredNats’ pitching coach in 2020. Lord previously spent seven seasons (2013-19) with the Baltimore Orioles, and served as the pitching coach for the independent Southern Illinois Miners from 2011-12 and Pensacola Pelicans from 2009-10.

Lord played professionally for three seasons within the Kansas City Royals’ and Pittsburgh Pirates’ systems. He was signed as a non-drafted free agent out of Florida State University in 2001. No stranger to the Carolina League, Lord played for both the Wilmington Blue Rocks in 2003 and the Lynchburg Hillcats in 2004.

Delwyn Young, Hitting Coach

Delwyn Young enters his second season as hitting coach with the FredNats and his second season within the Nationals’ system in 2023. He spent the 2021 season managing the State College Spikes of the MLB Draft League and previously was a hitting coach in the Mets’ system.

Young played parts of five major league seasons with Los Angeles Dodgers (2006-08) and Pittsburgh Pirates (2009-10), and participated in spring training with the Nationals in 2013. He was drafted in the fourth round of the 2002 draft out of Santa Barbara City College by the Dodgers.

Jacob Meyer, Head Athletic Trainer

Jacob Meyer begins his first season with the FredNats and sixth with the Nationals in 2023. He comes to the FredNats after working as the athletic trainer for the Nationals’ rookie level affiliate in Florida since 2018. He previously served as the head athletic trainer for the independent Gary SouthShore RailCats from 2015-17.

Nathan Sier, Strength & Conditioning Coach

Nathan Sier enters his first season with both the FredNats and the Nationals’ system overall in 2023. He spent the last three years working for 2SP Sports Performance as the Head Strength Coach.

Carmelo Jaime, Development Coach

Carmelo Jaime starts his second year with the FredNats and second within the Nationals’ system in 2023. He was the Detroit Tigers’ 24th round selection in the 2008 draft out of Miami Dade College and played three years in their system before transitioning to a coaching role in 2012.

The Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic native reached Double-A in his three-year minor league career.

Josh Freligh, Performance Analyst

Josh Freligh starts his first season within the Washington Nationals’ system in 2023 after spending the 2022 season with the Los Angeles Dodgers and 2021 with the Boston Red Sox.