David Fischer joined Raphael Cerrato's staff as a volunteer assistant coach in September of 2017.
In his role, Fischer will assist Kevin Vance with all aspects of working with the Rams' pitching staff. Vance and Fischer were teammates together at Connecticut.
Fischer spent the 2017 season coaching with the Springvale Lions baseball club in Melbourne, Australia. Before that, he worked with the Farm AAU program in Waltham, Mass.
An 18th-round draft pick out of UConn in 2012, Fischer pitched in the Washington Nationals' system from 2012-14. He also spent time in the Minnesota Twins' system and pitched for the Bridgeport Bluefish of the Atlantic League as well as the Rockland Boulders of the Can-Am League.
Fischer earned a bachelor's degree in geography from UConn in 2012. While in Storrs, he helped lead the Huskies to the 2011 Clemson Regional title. He also played summer ball with the Wareham Gatemen of the Cape Cod Baseball League.