Alan Michael Zinter
- Bats Both, Throws Right
- Height 6' 2", Weight 200 lb.
- School University of Arizona
- High School J. M. Hanks High School
- Debut June 18, 2002
- Final Game October 3, 2004
- Born May 19, 1968 in El Paso, TX USA
A first round pick in 1989, it took Alan Zinter over a decade to make his MLB debut.
In 2015, Zinter became a major league coach for the first time as assistant hitting coach of the Houston Astros. In 2016, he was named hitting coach of the San Diego Padres, staying until he was fired on September 1, 2017 and was only formally replaced after the end of the season. Minor league hitting instructor Luis Ortiz took over for him in the interim.
- 2008 Hitting coach Missoula Osprey
- 2009-2010 Hitting coach Visalia Rawhide
- 2010 Hitting coach Scottsdale Scorpions of the Arizona Fall League
- 2011 Hitting coach Mobile BayBears
- 2012-2014 Minor league hitting coordinator Cleveland Indians
- 2018-2019 Assistant director of player development - offense San Francisco Giants
- 2020-2022 Hitting Coach Cincinnati Reds