Jake Lowery begins his third season as a manager within the Nationals’ system in 2023 after starting his managerial career with the Florida Complex League Nationals in 2021. Lowery is the second manager in FredNats history.
He played nine professional seasons in the minor leagues, including four with the Nationals, before transitioning to the coaching side. During Lowery's four years in the Nationals' system, he played parts of two seasons with the Potomac Nationals.
Lowery was selected by Cleveland in the fourth round of the 2011 draft out of James Madison University. At JMU, he received the Johnny Bench Award as the nation’s top collegiate catcher, was a First Team All-American and the CAA Player of the Year. Recently, Lowery was inducted into the JMU Athletics Hall of Fame.