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Indians Field Staff

2012 Field Staff

DEAN TREANOR
Manager Dean Treanor

QUICK FACTS ON THE TRIBE MANAGER:
Full Name: Dean Treanor
Born: 12/8/47
Birthplace: San Luis Obispo, Calif.
Resides: San Luis Obispo, Calif.
College: Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo
Minor League instructor: 24th year
Pirates organization: 4th year
Triple-A level: 9th year

IN INDIANAPOLIS (2010):
Served as Pitching Coach in 2010 ... Became the 59th manager in Indians history in December 2010 ... After 9-21 start in 2011, led the Indians to an International League-best 67-47 record the rest of the way and a second place finish in the IL West Division ... It was the Tribe's first finish above .500 (76-68, .528) since 2006

BEFORE INDY (1998-2009):
Joined Pittsburgh organization during 2008 off-season after spending seven years in the Florida Marlins minor league system, six as a manager ... Was Pitching Coach for Double-A Altoona for the 2009 campaign ... Spent the 2008 off-season managing LaRomana in the Dominican Republic ... Managed Triple-A Albuquerque to a 68-75 record and a 2nd-place finish in 2008 ... Compiled a 428-415 (.508) record in his six seasons as a manager in the Florida system ... Spent 2004 as Florida's minor league pitching coordinator ... Served as the Triple-A Pitching Coach for the Dodgers for three seasons prior to joining Florida ... Worked three years in the Montreal system as a Pitching Coach with Triple-A Ottawa (1998) and Double-A Harrisburg (1996-97) ... Also spent four seasons as a minor league Pitching Coach for San Diego, working with Waterloo (1992-93), Rancho Cucamonga (1994) and Memphis (1995) ... Began managerial career in the Cleveland organization with Fresno in 1988 ... Also served Indians as their minor league Pitching Coach with GCL Indians (1989) and Reno (1991) ... Managed the Winter Haven club in 1990.

PLAYING EXPERIENCE:
Was originally signed as a player by Cincinnati in 1971 and pitched as high as the Double-A level with Three-Rivers Quebec in the Eastern League.

PERSONAL:
Graduated from Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo ... He has two children, daughter Kelly and son Bryan.

TREANOR'S MANAGERIAL RECORD
YEAR CLUB LEAGUE (CLASS) W L PCT FINISH POSTSEASON
1988 FresnoCalifornia (A) 5389 .3734th None
1990 Winter HavenGulf Coast (R) 2340 .36513th None
2002 CalgaryPacific Coast (AAA) 6771 .4863rd None
2003 AlbuquerquePacific Coast (AAA) 6771 .5141st Lost in Semi-Final
2005 AlbuquerquePacific Coast (AAA) 7866 .5422nd None
2006 AlbuquerquePacific Coast (AAA) 7072 .4934th None
2007 AlbuquerquePacific Coast (AAA) 7270 .5072nd None
2008 AlbuquerquePacific Coast (AAA) 6875 .4762nd None
2011 IndianapolisInternational (AAA) 7668 .5282nd None
Totals 574 622 .480

 

TOM FILER
Pitching Coach Tom Filer

QUICK FACTS ON THE TRIBE PITCHING COACH:
Full Name: Tom Filer
Born: 12/1/56
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pa.
Resides: Longshore, Pa.
College: LaSalle University
Minor League instructor: 18th year
Pirates organization: 2nd year
Triple-A level: 3rd year

IN INDIANAPOLIS (2011):
His 2011 staff finished second in the International League in holds (69) and second in saves (42) ... Under his guidance, LHP Jeff Locke finished second in the Pittsburgh oraganization with 149 strikeouts and RHP Tim Wood's 23 saves also ranked second in the system

BEFORE INDY (1988-2009):
Joined Pittsburgh organization in 2010 after eight seasons in the Philadelphia Phillies system (2002-2009), five as a Pitching Coach (2005-2009) ... Served one year as Pitching Coach with Double-A Altoona in 2010, who went on to win the Eastern League Championship ... Pitching staff in 2010 was second in the Pirates organization in Earned Run Average at 3.55 and first in strikeouts with 1094 ... Three of the organization's top four pitchers in terms of ERA were on the Altoona staff ... Worked with pitchers at Double-A Reading for four seasons (2005-2008) ... Served as Pitching Coach for Single-A Lakewood in 2004 ... Was Pitching Coach at the Triple-A level with the Syracuse Chiefs of the Toronto Blue Jays organization in 2003 ... Spent first nine seasons in the New York Yankees organization (1994-2002) ... Pitching Coach for Triple-A Columbus Clippers in 2002 ... Also coached for the GCL Yankees (1994), Oneota Yankees (1995-96, Greensboro Bats (1997-98), and Norwich Navigators (1999-2001)... Coached in the Arizona Fall League in 1996 and 1998.

PLAYING EXPERIENCE:
Signed by the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1978 ... Pitched six seasons in the Major Leagues as a member of the Cubs (1982), Blue Jays (1985), Brewers (1988-90), and Mets (1992) ... In 67 games (51 starts) accumulated a record of 22-17 with a 4.25 ERA.

PERSONAL:
Graduated from LaSalle University with a B.S. in Marketing.

 

JEFF BRANSON
Hitting Coach Jeff Branson

QUICK FACTS ON THE TRIBE HITTING COACH:
Full Name: Jeffrey Glenn Branson
Born: 1/26/67
Birthplace: Waynesboro, Mississippi
Resides: Union, Ky.
College: University of West Alabama
Minor League instructor: 9th year
Pirates organization: 9th year
Triple-A level: 3rd year

IN INDIANAPOLIS (1997-98, 2009):
Played in 139 games for Indianapolis during the 1997 and 1999 seasons ... Became Hitting Coach in November 2008 ... Under his guidance, Matt Hague led the International League in hits with 165 in 2011 ... In 2010, Indians outfielder Brandon Moss became the first Indians' batter since 1978 to lead his league in RBI with 96 ... Indians hitters in 2010 led the Pirates system in home runs with 118 as well as walks at 544 ... In 2009 the Indians hit a franchise-record 119 home runs

BEFORE INDY (2003-08):
Served as hitting coach in 2003 then Manager in 2004, for the Williamsport (Pa.) Crosscutters, the Pirates' former Short Season affiliate (1999-2006) ... Managed Low-A Hickory (N.C.) in 2005 and 2006 ... Spent last two seasons (2007-08) managing High-A Lynchburg (Va.).

PLAYING EXPERIENCE:
Originally drafted by Cincinnati in the second round of the 1988 draft ... Spent 12 season playing in the Reds Organization (1989-97), three with Cleveland (1997-99) and the last three with the Los Angeles Dodgers (2000-02) ... Made his Major League debut with the Reds in 1992 and last appeared in the big leagues with the Dodgers in 2001 ... Played nine Major League seasons and compiled a .246 batting average (383-1555), 34 home runs and 156 RBI in 694 games ... Made post-season appearance with both Cincinnati (1995) and Cleveland (1997) ... Was a member of the gold medal-winning 1988 United States Olympic baseball team in Seoul, South Korea.

PERSONAL:
Wife's name is Chastity ... Has three children, son Shelton, son Landon, and daughter Maclai ... A 1985 graduate of Southern Choctaw High School in Silas, AL ... Attended the University of West Alabama where he was named to the Converse Division II All-American Team as a junior.

Major League Playing Career
1992    Cincinnati
1993    Cincinnati
1994    Cincinnati
1995    Cincinnati
1996    Cincinnati
1997    Cincinnati/Cleveland
1998    Cleveland
2000    LA Dodgers
2001    LA Dodgers

Branson's Major League Career Statistics
AVGGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSB
.24669415551733837211341561223129

 

BRYAN HOUSAND
Trainer Bryan Housand

QUICK FACTS ON THE TRIBE TRAINER:
Full Name: Bryan Housand
Born: 7/3/74
Birthplace: Wilmington, N.C.
Resides: Monroe, N.C.
College: University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill
Minor League trainer: 11th year
Pirates organization: 11th year
Triple-A level: 1st year

BEFORE INDIANAPOLIS (1999-2009):
Began his career in the Pittsburgh system in 2001 as trainer of the Williamsport Crosscutters ... Spent last season as Athletic Trainer for Double-A Altoona ... Worked previous four years in same capacity with Single-A Lynchburg (2006-2009) ... Spent Low-A Hickory (2003-2005) ... Started career as trainer for the Williamsport Crosscutters in the New York-Penn League for two seasons (2001-2002).

PERSONAL:
Graduated from the University of North Carolina Chapel-Hill with a degree in Physical Education with a specialization in Sports Medicine.

 

ADAM WAGNER
Strength & Conditioning Coach Adam Wagner

QUICK FACTS ON THE TRIBE STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACH:
Full Name: Adam Wagner
Birthplace: Pheonix, Ariz.
Resides: Gilbert, Ariz.
College: Arizona State University
Pirates organization: 1st year

BEFORE INDY (2004-05):
Spent the past three seasons (2009-11) in the LA Dodgers organization, most recently with the Double-A Chattanooga Lookouts ... Started his career with the LA Angels system, where he worked for two seasons (2007-08

PERSONAL:
Graduated from Arizona State University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology