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Coaching Staff

Jason Wood - Manager

Jason Wood is back at the helm after leading the Express to a 149-138 record in his first two years as manager. Under his leadership, the E-Train captured the Pacific Coast League American Conference title in 2015. The 46-year-old is entering his seventh season managing within the Texas Rangers organization, having led five of his six previous teams to the postseason.

Prior to joining the Express, "Woody" was manager of the Rangers Double-A affiliate Frisco RoughRiders for one season, guiding the club to a league-best 80 wins. The achievement earned him Texas League Manager of the Year honors. Wood made his managerial debut in 2011 with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, the then Rangers High-A affiliate. He was named Carolina League Manager of the Year in 2013 after leading the Pelicans to a 77-62 record. Baseball America named Wood the Carolina League's top managerial prospect in its best tools survey in both 2012 and 2013.

Wood played professionally for 18 seasons as an infielder from 1991-2008, including time with Oakland, Detroit, Pittsburgh, and Florida. He saw big league action in parts of five seasons and finished with a .245 average, five home runs and 36 RBI over 153 games. The California native graduated from McLane (CA) High School before attending Fresno State University, where he helped lead the Bulldogs to a 1991 Big West Title with a .343 average. He and his wife Sissy have three daughters: Francesca, Daniela and Gemma.

Greg Hibbard - Pitching Coach

Greg Hibbard begins his second season as the pitching coach in Round Rock after leading a staff that posted a 4.17 ERA in 2016, a mark that finished seventh in the PCL. Prior to joining the Express, Hibbard spent 13 seasons as a pitching coach in the Cleveland farm system. He began his coaching career in the independent Northern League with the Joliet Jackhammers and Schaumburg Flyers.

Hibbard pitched professionally for 12 years, including six seasons at the major league level with the Chicago White Sox (1989-92), Chicago Cubs (1993), and Seattle Mariners (1994). He compiled a 57-50 record with a 4.05 ERA over 165 games/158 starts during his career. Hibbard won 10 or more games in four straight seasons from 1990-93, including a career-high 15 victories with the Cubs in 1993. Hibbard and his wife, Shea, have four children: Britton, Kellon, Jack and Ali.

Jim Presley - Hitting Coach

Jim Presley is in his second season as Round Rock's hitting coach and his 28th season in professional baseball. Before coming to Round Rock, Presley spent five years with the Baltimore Orioles organization, including four seasons as the club's major league hitting coach (2011-14). Under the tutelage of Presley, the Orioles featured one of the top offenses in baseball, setting several club records and consistently ranking among the league leaders in home runs. Presley was the major league hitting coach for the Florida Marlins from 2006-10. In five seasons with the Fish, they ranked fourth in the National League in slugging percentage (.427) and home runs (902).

Presley and his wife, Sissie, reside in Panama City Beach, Florida. They have a son, Joshua, and a daughter, Kendall.

Geno Petralli - Coach

Former Texas backstop Geno Petralli enters his third season as a member of the Round Rock coaching staff. In 2015, Petralli returned to the coaching ranks for the first time since 1994. Upon conclusion of his playing career in 1994, he worked for the Chicago Cubs in a roving instructor position. Petralli appeared in 809 games at the major league level over 12 seasons from 1982-93, including nine seasons with the Rangers. His 556 games behind the plate for Texas still ranks third most in franchise history.

He has three children: James, Ben and Mary. James is the lead singer of the band White Denim. Ben was drafted five times in the major league draft and played professionally with the Normal CornBelters and Grand Prairie AirHogs.

Carlos Olivas - Athletic Trainer

Carlos Olivas enters his second season with the Express and ninth season overall in the Texas organization. The New Mexico native spent the previous five seasons as the trainer for Double-A Frisco. During his time in Frisco, Olivas was selected as the "Athletic Trainer of the Year" for the Texas League by the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society (PBATS) in both 2012 and 2013. Olivas spent the 2009 and 2010 campaigns at short-season A Spokane after eight years in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization from 2001-08. He served in the same capacity for Jacksonville, Vero Beach, Columbus, South Georgia and Great Falls.

Olivas held athletic training internships with both Atlanta and Tampa Bay, as well as for the Albuquerque Dukes. He graduated from the University of New Mexico in 2000 with a B.S. in athletic training. He and his wife, Tori, have two daughters, Mia and Emily.

Eric McMahon - Strength & Conditioning Coach

Eric McMahon enters his ninth season in the Texas organization, but his first at the Triple-A level after six years with the AA Frisco RoughRiders. The 34-year-old was named "Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year" for the Texas League in 2012, 2014 and 2015 by the Professional Baseball Strength and Conditioning Coaches Society.

Prior to his time in Frisco, McMahon spent two years with High-A Bakersfield. He also spent three years within the Milwaukee Brewers system (2006-08) and has worked as an instructor at MLB's training facility in Tirrenia, Italy. McMahon is a 2004 graduate of St. Lawrence University, where he majored in biology and minored in exercise science. The Vermont native earned a graduate degree in exercise science from Springfield College in 2010.