The Tri-City Dust Devils and San Diego Padres have announced the Dust Devils' coaching staff for the 2018 season. This season the Dust Devils will welcome a new coaching staff to Tri-City as Aaron Levin will take over the reigns as Manager. He will be assisted this season by Hitting Coach Pat O'Sullivan, Pitching Coach Giancarlo Alvardo, Fielding Coach Felipe Blanco, Strength Coach Corey Measner, and Athletic Trainer David Bryan.
"We are excited for another fun-filled summer of Dust Devils baseball at Gesa Stadium. The Padres continue to be a great partner sending top organizational prospects to Tri-City." said Dust Devils Vice President - General Manager Derrel Ebert. "We are excited to have Aaron join the Dust Devils as our Manager and look forward to working with him this summer."
Aaron Levin enters his second season with the Padres organization and first as manager for the Dust Devils after managing the Padres Dominican Summer League squad in 2017. Levin spent the 2016 season as a coach for the High-A High Desert Mavericks, after spending the 2013-15 seasons with the Dominican Summer League Rangers. As a player, he played for the Modi'in Miracle in the Israel Baseball League as a first and third baseman.
"I've heard great things about the Northwest League. I'm really excited to get up there and get going with the Dust Devils." said Levin about the upcoming season. "As an organization, we have a lot of young talent that will be fun to watch. Along with the staff, I'm looking forward to putting out a competitive team each night and continuing to see our players develop."
Former Dust Devils Manager Ben Fritz is now the Rehab Pitching Coordinator with the San Diego Padres.
Ticket packages start at just $56, with full-season tickets available starting at only $285. Special ticket rates are available for groups of 20 or more. Season tickets, mini-plans (7, 14, & 21), and group tickets can be purchased by contacting the Dust Devils Front Office at (509)-544-8789 or at the Gesa Stadium Box Office.
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