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Where Are They Now? (Jobs in Baseball)

Where Are They Now?: Jobs in Baseball

Many former Crawdads players remain in the game of baseball as managers, coaches, and front office personnel. Current as of April 8, 2017. Names in bold are currently working in the major leagues.

 

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Travis Adair ('10, 14 assistant coach) Hitting Coach - Burlington Bees - Low-A (Los Angeles Angels)

Chuck Antczak ('95-'97) Head Coach - Riverview High School (Sarasota, FL)

 

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Joe Bauserman ('06) Head Coach - Strasburg High School (VA)

Russ Bayer ('03) Head Coach - South Forsyth High School (GA)

Doug Bearden ('95-'96) Assistant Coach - River Bluff High School (SC)

Tony Beasley (manager '02-'03) Third Base Coach - Texas Rangers

Blaine Beatty (pitching coach '00) Pitching Coach - Frederick Key - High-A (Baltimore)

Ricky Bennett ('93) Pro Scout Supervisor - Pittsburgh Pirates

Jason Bere ('96-'97) Bullpen Coach - Cleveland Indians

Josh Bonifay ('00-'01, Assistant coach '08) Major League Field Coordinator - Texas Rangers 

Ryan Bores ('13) Pitching Coach - Strongsville High School (OH)

Jeff Branson (manager '05-'06) Hitting Coach - Pittsburgh Pirates 

Franklin Bravo ('99) Pitching Coach - Potomac Nationals - High-A (Washington Nationals)

Bryan Bullington ('03) Pro Scout - Milwaukee Brewers

Vic Buttler ('01-;02, '05) Head Coach - Westchester High (CA)

 

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Antonio Caballero ('99) Area Scout - Cleveland Indians

Vicente Cafaro ('10, assistant coach) International infield coordinator (San Diego Padres)

Chris Castorri ('07) Area Scout - Miami Marlins

Dave Clark (manager '04) First Base Coach - Detroit Tigers

Chris Clemons ('94) Area Scout - Chicago Cubs

Chad Comer ('15) Hitting Coach - DSL Rangers - Rookie (Texas Rangers)

Brad Corley ('06) Assistant Coach -St. Stanislaus Prep (MS)

Jorge Cortes ('03) Hillsboro Hops - SS-A (Arizona Diamondbacks)

Denny Crine ('95) Assistant Coach - Foothill High School (NV)

Chris Cron (manager '96-'97) Minor League Hitting Coordinator - Arizona Diamondbacks

Nelson Cruz ('95) Pitching Coach - DSL Padres - Rookie (San Diego Padres)

 

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Storm Davis (pitching coach '11-'12) Pitching Coach - Jacksonville Suns - AA (Miami Marlins)

Ryan Doumit ('02-'03) Assistant Coach - Big Bend CC (WA)

Brian Drent ('95) Head Coach - Morningside College (IA)

 

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Scott Glaser ('99) Associate Athletic Director - University of South Florida

Gary Green (manager '07-'08) Minor League Infield Coordinator (Pittsburgh Pirates)

 

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Matt Hagen (asst. coach '16) Manager - Spokane Indians - SS-A (Texas Rangers)

Jason Hart (hitting coach '10-'11) Hitting Coach - Frisco RoughRiders - AA (Texas Rangers)

Curt Hasler (pitching coach '93-'94) Bullpen Coach - Chicago White Sox

Bob Henley ('02) Third Base Coach - Washington Nationals 

Chris Hernandez ('04) Pitching Coach - Cal State Los Angeles

Brian Holliday ('04, '06) Associate Scout - Detroit Tigers

Brad Holman (pitching coach '09-'10) Bullpen Coach - Texas Rangers

JR House ('99-'00) Manager - Jackson Generals - AA (Arizona Diamondbacks)

 

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Mark Johnson ('95) Manager - Tennessee Smokies - High A (Chicago Cubs)

 

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Jake Kaase ('09) Assistant coach - Canyon High School (TX)

Dave Keller (hitting coach '95) Latin Field Coordinator Chicago Cubs

 

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Jose Luis Lopez ('00, '02) Assistant Coach - Calallen High School (TX)

Justin Lord ('04) Pitching Coach - Delmarva Shorebirds - Low-A (Baltimore Orioles)

Scott Lovekamp (pitching coach '02) Pitching Analyst - New York Yankees

Dave Lundquist ('94 & '04, pitching coach '06-'07) Pitching Coach - Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs - AAA (Philadelphia Phillies)

 

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Pete Mackanin ('01, Manager) Manager - Philadelphia Phillies

Tony Mansolino ('05-'06) Manager - Lynchburg Hillcats - High-A (Cleveland) Indians

Oscar Marin ('14-'14 pitching coach) - Minor League Pitching Coordinator - Seattle Mariners

Justin Mashore ('13, hitting coach) Asst. Hitting Coach - Texas Rangers

Austin McClune ('08) Hitting Coach - GCL Pirates - Rookie (Pittsburgh Pirates)

Roger McDowell (assistant coach '98) Pitching Coach - Baltimore Orioles

Frank Menechino ('93) Assistant Hitting Coach - Miami Marlins

Jay Meyer ('94) Head Coach - Lee's Summit West High School (MO)

Bob Milacki (pitching coach '01) Pitching Coach - Syracuse Chiefs (Washington Nationals)

Steve Mintz (manager '16) Pitching Coach - Down East Wood Ducks - High-A (Texas Rangers)

Bryan Morris ('08) Pitching Coach - Tullahoma (TN) High School 

Bob Mumma ('93-'94) Head Coach - Univ. of Maryland - Baltimore County

 

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Jim Negrych ('06) Assistant Coach - University of Pittsburgh

Ryan Newman ('03, hitting coach '07) Manager - AZL White Sox - Rookie (Chicago White Sox)

Greg Norton ('93) Minor League Hitting Coordinator - Boston Red Sox

 

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Hector Ortiz (manager '09) First Base Coach - Texas Rangers

 

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Josh Paul ('96) Minor League Catching Coordinator - New York Yankees

Josue Perez ('12, hitting coach) Minor League hitting coordinator (Texas Rangers)

Greg Picart ('08) Assistant Coach - Altoona Curve - AA (Pittsburgh Pirates)

Wil Polidor ('93) Player Agent

Jonathan Prieto ('99) Hitting Coach - West Virginia Black Bears - SS-A (Pittsburgh)

Jared Prince ('10) Assistant Coach - North Kitsap High School (WA)

Pete Pryor ('96) Assistant Coach - Sacramento City College

Kevin Pucetas ('14) Pitching Coach - Spartanburg Methodist CC (SC)

 

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Corey Ragsdale ('09, '11 asst. coach, '13-'15 manager) Field Coordinator - Texas Rangers

Wuarnner Rincones ('94) Hitting Coach - Princeton Rays - Rookie (Tampa Bay Rays)

Gregg Ritchie (hitting coach '98) Head Coach - George Washington Univ.

Liu Rodriguez ('96-'97) Assistant Coach - Helena Brewers - Rookie (Milwaukee Brewers)

Mike Rojas ('95, manager) Manager - Toledo Mud Hens - AAA (Detroit)

Jonathan Roof ('10-'11) Student Assistant Coach - Michigan State

Bobby Rose (pitching coach '14) Hitting Coach - Down East Wood Ducks - High A (Texas)

Pete Rose, Jr. ('94) Manager - Wichita Wingnuts - Independent (American Association)

Aaron Rowand ('98) Minor League Outfield/ Baserunning Coordinator - Chicago White Sox

 

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Mark Salas (hitting coach '93) Bullpen Catcher - Chicago White Sox

Danilo Sanchez ('07) Minor League Coach - Pittsburgh Pirates

Mickey Scala ('02) Hitting Coach - Oakton CC (IL)

Brian Schmack ('96) Head Coach - Valparaiso University (IN)

Steve Schorzman ('98) Head Coach - Prosser (WA) High School

Ray Searage (pitching coach '05) Pitching Coach - Pittsburgh Pirates 

Barry Shelton ('96) Head Coach - Franklin County High School (VA)

Chris Shelton ('02) Assistant Head Coach - Cottonwood High School (UT)

Keanon Simon ('08) Head Coach - Mustang High School (OK)

Jason Simontacchi ('99) Pitching Coach - Springfield Cardinals - AA (St. Louis)

Cliff Smith ('05) Head Coach - Elizabethtown College (PA)

Sean Snedeker (pitching coach '96-'97) Pitching Coach - Oral Roberts Univ.

Bobby Spain ('08) Hitting Coach - Gary SouthShore Rail Cats - Independent (American Association)

Matt Swanson ('06) Scouting Director - Los Angeles Angels

 

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Allen Thomas ('96-'97) Director of Conditioning - Chicago White Sox

Juan Thomas ('93) Volunteer Assistant Coach - Augstana (SD) College.

Mike Tidick ('95) Pro Scout - Toronto Blue Jays

Chris Tremie ('93) Manager - Columbus Clippers - AAA (Cleveland Indians)

Tyler Tufts ('09-'10) Pro Scouts - San Diego Padres

 

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Adam Virchis ('96-'98) Area Scout - Chicago White Sox

Scott Vollmer ('94) Head Coach - Hillcrest High School (CA)

 

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Steve Watson (pitching coach '99) Pitching Coach - Charlotte Stone Crabs - High-A (Tampa Bay)

Aron Weston ('00-'02) Pro Scout - New York Yankees

Dallas Williams (hitting coach '97) Manager - EDA Rhinos (Taiwan)

Tracy Woodson (manager '99) Head Coach - University of Richmond (VA)