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Craig Driver #81

Craig is in his first season as the Cubs major league first base/catching coach following two seasons as the bullpen catcher/receiving coach for the Philadelphia Phillies, his first coaching assignment in professional baseball...Graduated in 2011 from the University of Puget Sound (Wash.) with a degree in business and a minor in mathematics...completed his master's degree in athletic administration at Central Washington University in 2014...Graduated from Nathan Hale High School in Seattle, Wash.


Craig is in his third season as a coach at the professional level...spent the last two seasons (2018-19) with the Phillies as the club's bullpen catcher/receiving coach...spent the previous five seasons as a coach at the college level, most recently at Yale University in 2017...Spent the 2016-17 college season as a catching coach at Yale University...helped Yale to the 2017 Ivy League Championship and a program-record 34 wins...Served as the athletic recruitment coordinator and head assistant coach at the University of Puget Sound for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons...was also the catching coach and first base for the 2012-13 campaign...Was an assistant at Central Washington University for the 2013-14 season...helped lead the Wildcats to their first Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) championship in 2014.


Craig played collegiately for three seasons (2009-11) at the University of Puget Sound (Wash.) after spending one season at Columbia Basin College (Wash.)...As a captain in 2011 at Puget Sound, he earned All-Northwest Conference (NWC) honors at catcher, helping lead the Loggers to their best conference finish since joining the NWC...At Nathan Hale High School, he was a two-time all-Metro league selection in 2006-07, while earning Team Offensive MVP and Team MVP in his junior and senior season.