Born: Sydney, Australia… Resides: Adelaide, South Australia… Former catcher. Hired by the Phillies for the 2020 season and manages the BlueClaws in 2021 after spending the last eight years with the Adelaide Giants of the Australian Baseball League as the manager (2017-20) and bench coach (2013-16). Serves as an assistant coach (2018-present) for the Australian National Team and runs the performance department for Baseball South Australia. Attended Angelo State University (2008-2010) in San Angelo, TX where he graduated with a bachelor's degree in sport science while earning NCAA All-American honors twice (2009-2010).
Chris Adamson, who was named the 14th manager in BlueClaws history prior to the 2020 season that was ultimately cancelled, will lead the Jersey Shore BlueClaws in 2021. Below, find the entire BlueClaws coaching staff.
Born: Dillsburg, PA… Resides: Philadelphia, PA… Former pitcher. Is in his fourth season as a coach at the professional level - and third (including 2020) with the BlueClaws - after a four-year playing career. Spent last season with Gulf Coast League Phillies-West (R). Was selected by the Phillies in the ninth round of the 2014 draft out of Temple University and went 12-5 with 28 saves and a 3.38 ERA in 131 professional games, all in relief. Pitched as high as the double-A level.
Born: Valencia, VZ... Resides: Valencia... Former outfielder. Originally signed by the Minnesota Twins as an amateur free agent in 1985, and played in the organization's minor league system through 1992. Played seven years in the Mexican League. 2021 is his 22nd season on the Phillies player development staff. Joins Jersey Shore (A) after spending eight years (2013-20) with the Gulf Coast League Phillies (R). Coaches for Williamsport (A) in in 2012 after 12 years (2000-11) as the coordinator for the club's Venezuelan Summer League (R) team. Was the 2018 recipient of the John Vukovich Award.
Born: Chattanooga, TN… Resides: Lakeland, FL… Spent his first two years (2018-19) on the Phillies player development staff as a trainer for the Gulf Coast League Phillies-West (R) before being assigned to Jersey Shore for the 2020 season. Has degrees in athletic training from the University of South Florida and in sports management from the University of Southern Mississippi.
Born: Voorhees, NJ… Resides: Mt. Laurel, NJ… Joined the Phillies player development staff prior to the 2018 season and spent the 2019 season with the BlueClaws. Was assigned to the BlueClaws for the 2020 season. Earned his bachelor's degree in sport and exercise science from DeSales University.