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Coaching/Managing Career

• Begins his second season as Brewers third-base coach
• Was named to his current position on 11/4/08
• Prior to joining the Brewers spent one season (2008) in the Pittsburgh organization as a minor league catching coordinator and the manager at Class-A State College
• Spent the previous 29 years in the Oakland organization, including 12 seasons at the Major League level as the first-base coach (1997, 2003-05) and bullpen coach (1996, 1998-2002, 2006-07)
• Managed in the minor leagues while with Oakland at Class-A Medford (1980-81), Class-A Madison (1982-84), Double-A Huntsville (1985-87) and Triple-A Tacoma (1988-90)
• Owns a managerial record of 761-726 (.512), guiding his teams to the playoffs seven times (1981-82, '84-87, '90)
• Also served the Athletics as a minor-league instructor (1991-93) and Assistant Director of Player Development (1994-95)

Playing Career

• The former catcher played one season at Class-A Bend in 1978.....also appeared in emergency situations at Class-A Madison in 1983 and 1984

Personal/Miscellaneous

• Is married.....wife's name is Mary.....they have two sons, Dan and Ryan, and two daughters, Kelly and Kaitlyn
• Graduated from Blissfield (MI) High School
• Attended Western Michigan University, where he earned a degree in industrial education
• Enjoys the outdoors, hunting and woodworking

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