A member of the Philadelphia Phillies organization since 2001, Jon Joaquin was recently promoted to Director, Youth Baseball Development in February 2015. Prior to his current position, he was Manager of the Fan Development program and helped execute the Phillies’ youth baseball initiatives which included youth baseball/softball, educational programs and kids’ fan clubs. In his current role, Jon continues to oversee youth baseball related programs and administers the Phillies RBI (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities) program, organizes the Phillies sponsored college and high school baseball tournaments, as well as coordinates the field operations of the new Phillies Urban Youth Academy.
Jon serves on the executive board of the Carpenter Cup Classic which showcases the top high school baseball players in the New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware. He also oversees the evaluation day for Major League Baseball RBI World Series.
Born in Bloomfield, NJ, Jon earned a BS in Business Administration for Marketing in 2000 from Villanova University. Jon currently resides in Robbinsville, NJ with his wife Jackie and their three kids, Jasmine, Jayden and Jenalyn.