Angels Announce 2016 Minor League Development Staffs

The Angels today named their minor league development and coaching staffs for the 2016 season in an announcement by Minor League Operations Director Mike LaCassa.

The Angels will enter their 16th season affiliated with Triple-A Salt Lake and Double-A Arkansas and their sixth with Advanced-A Inland Empire. The club also opens its fourth season with the Burlington Bees of the Midwest League and its 12th campaign with the Orem Owlz of the Pioneer League. In 2016, the Angels will again field rookie teams in the Arizona Summer League (at the Tempe minor league complex since 2006) and the Dominican Summer League (in Boca Chica).

Following is a look at the Angels' 2016 Minor League Development Staff:

SALT LAKE (AAA)

MANAGER Keith Johnson

PITCHING COACH Erik Bennett

HITTING COACH Tom Tornincasa

TRAINER Brian Reinker

STRENGTH & COND. Andrew Chappell

ARKANSAS (AA)

MANAGER Mark Parent

PITCHING COACH Scott Budner

HITTING COACH Brenton Del Chiaro

TRAINER TBA

STRENGTH & COND. Adam Auer

INLAND EMPIRE (A)

MANAGER Chad Tracy

PITCHING COACH Michael Wuertz

HITTING COACH Ryan Barba

TRAINER Matt Morrell

STRENGTH & COND. Sergio Rojas

BURLINGTON (A)

MANAGER Adam Melhuse

PITCHING COACH Jairo Cuevas

HITTING COACH Buck Coats

TRAINER Yusuke Takahashi

STRENGTH & COND. Adam Smith

OREM (R)

MANAGER Dave Stapleton

PITCHING COACH (s) John Slusarz & Hector Astacio

HITTING COACH (s) Alexis Gomez & Travis Adair

TRAINER TBA

STRENGTH & COND. Tyler Gniadek

TEMPE (R)

MANAGER Elio Sarmiento

PITCHING COACH (s) Matt Wise & Jonathan Van Eaton

HITTING COACH (s) Brian Betancourth & Paul McAnulty

TRAINER Chris Wells

STRENGTH & COND. Daniel Escobar

DOMINICAN (R)

MANAGER Hector De La Cruz

PITCHING COACH (s) Nerio Rodriguez & Jose Marte

HITTING COACH (s) Anel De Los Santos & Berbani Martinez

TRAINER Rafael Abreu

STRENGTH & COND. Edison Oviero & Chris Rodriguez

 

DIRECTOR, MINOR LEAGUE OPERATIONS Mike LaCassa

DIRECTOR, BASEBALL DEVELOPMENT Mike Gallego

ASSISTANT, PLAYER DEVELOPMENT Andrew Mack

FIELD COORDINATOR Jack Howell

FIELD COORDINATOR, LATIN AMERICA Michael Noboa

PITCHING COORDINATOR (Lower Level) Jim Gott

PITCHING COORDINATOR (Upper Level) Pat Rice

HITTING COORDINATOR Johnny Narron

INFIELD COORDINATOR Denny Hocking

OUTFIELD, BASERUNNING, BUNTING COORDINATOR Ty Boykin

CATCHING COORDINATOR Jose Molina

MENTAL SKILLS COACH Geoff Miller

SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT INFIELD COACH Bobby Knoop

SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT CATCHING INSTRUCTOR Bill Lachemann

MEDICAL COORDINATOR Geoff Hostetter

REHAB COORDINATOR Eric Munson

REHAB COACH Kernan Ronan

STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COORDINATOR Al Sandoval

MINOR LEAGUE EQUIPMENT MANAGER & AZ OPERATIONS Brett Crane

MINOR LEAGUE VIDEO COORDINATOR Aaron Wiedeman