Begins his fourth season as Brewers bullpen coach, his first career position on a Major League coaching staff ... Was named to his current position on 11/14/08, replacing Bill Castro, who was named pitching coach ... Underwent prostate surgery on 4/29/10 but returned to the team on 5/25 (left the team on 4/23) ... Served as pitching coach at Triple-A Nashville (2005-08) prior to being named to his current position ... Also served as a pitching coach in the Brewers organization at Class-A High Desert (2001), Double-A Huntsville (2002-03) and Triple-A Indianapolis (2004) ... Has additional coaching experience in the farm systems of Chicago-NL (1992-93, 1997-2000) and Colorado (1994-96) ... His first coaching job was with Bend of the independent Western League in 1991
Pitched for 11 seasons in the minor leagues with Chicago-NL (1979-83), Oakland (1984-87), Los Angeles (1988), San Francisco (1989) and Milwaukee (1989) ... Was selected by the Cubs in the fourth round of the 1979 draft.
Is married.....wife's name is Monica.....the couple has a son named Marques, who is a pitcher in the Brewers organization ... Graduated from Wendell Phillips (IL) High School ... Is one of nine siblings ... Enjoys bowling and golf.