Mariners Roster & Staff

Brian DeLunas #40


Brian De Lunas…resides in Columbia, IL, with wife Johannah, son, Rory, and daughter, Maren…graduated from Oakville (MO) High School…graduated from Missouri Baptist University, where he pitched for the Spartans.


In his first season as the Mariners bullpen coach, and his first season as a big league coach, overall…immediately prior to joining the Mariners he was the director of pitching development at CSE Talent in St. Louis...he has coached elite high school, college, minor league and MLB pitchers since founding Premier Pitching and Performance in St. Louis in 2014 and helped pioneer the use of several technologies to assist in pitching performance...has worked with (among many others) MLB pitchers David Phelps, Jake Odorizzi and Kyle Davies...Brian was the pitching coordinator for a high school select program for five years (2009-24)...worked as a high school pitching coach in 2010-11 and 2004-05...spent one season (2009) as pitching coach for the Duluth Huskies in the Northwoods League...was a volunteer assistant coach at the Univ. of Missouri from 2006- 09 where he worked with several drafted pitchers, including Max Scherzer (1st round, 2006), Aaron Crow (1st round, 2008), Kyle Gibson (1st round, 2009), Nathan Culp (4th round, 2006), Rick Zagone (6th round, 2008), Nick Tepesch (14th round, 2010) and Tyler Clark (24th round, 2010)...was pitching coach at Forest Park CC in 2005-06...pitching coach for Rawlings Prospects Baseball (select high school) from 2004-06 and was Marquette High School pitching coach from 2004-2005.