By: KDKA-TV News Staff
BRADENTON, Fla. (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh Pirates will now have the first female uniformed coach in their franchise’s history.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: The Snow Has Arrived
Caitlyn Callahan has reportedly been hired as a developmental coach who will work with the team out of Pirate City in Bradenton, Florida, according to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.READ MORE: Live Winter Storm Tracker: Snow Now Expected To Reach 6-12 Inches In Pittsburgh
She had recently worked with the Cincinnati Reds as a minor league video and technology intern.
Callahan was a college softball player at St. Mary’s as well as Boston University.MORE NEWS: SEE IT: Massive Winter Storm System Brings Snow To Pittsburgh Area
While the team has not officially made the announcement, Callahan confirmed the hire on her Instagram page, saying “excited to announce that I’ve accepted a position with the Pittsburgh Pirates as a Development Coach!”