The Mariners have announced their minor league coaching staffs for their respective affiliates and their overall player development staff for the 2017 season.

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General manager Jerry Dipoto and director of player development Andy McKay announced the Mariners’ minor league player development staff and coaching staffs for each individual affiliate.

From a managerial standpoint, there were only minor changes. Pat Listach returns to Class AAA Tacoma for a third straight year, while Daren Brown will manage at the Class AA level in Arkansas. Mitch Canham was promoted from Class A Clinton to Class A Modesto. Pat Shine comes to the organization to manage in Clinton.  Jose Moreno, who was the Latin America field coordinator for the last five years, will  manage in Everett.

* notes new hire for 2017 season


Player Development Coordinators:

Field Coordinator: Mike Micucci

Special Assistant Coordinator: Alvin Davis

Offensive Coordinator:  Brant Brown

Defensive Coordinator: Dan Wilson

Pitching Coordinator: Oscar Marin*

Catching Coordinator: Tony Arnerich*

Athletic Training Coordinator: Jimmy Southard

Assistant AT Coordinator: Ben Fraser

Latin Athletic Training Coordinator: Javier Alvidrez

Coordinator, Player/Staff Systems: David Macias

Performance Coordinator: Rob Fumagalli

Special Assistant, Player Development: Pete Harnisch

Coordinator, Organizational Learning: Alon Leichman*

Coordinator, Communication: Leslie Manning*

Character/Leadership Development: Jimmy VanOstrand*

Mental Skills Coach: David Franco*


Class AAA Tacoma Rainiers

Manager: Pat Listach

Pitching Coach: Lance Painter

Hitting Coach: Dave Berg*

Coach: Brian Hunter

Athletic Trainer: Tom Newberg

Athletic Trainer: BJ Downie

Performance Specialist: Derek Mendoza


Class AA Arkansas Travelers

Manager: Daren Brown

Pitching Coach: Ethan Katz

Hitting Coach: Roy Howell

Coach: Eddie Menchaca

Athletic Trainer: TBD

Asst. Performance Coordinator: Aaron Reis


Class A Modesto Nuts

Manager: Mitch Canham

Pitching Coach: Pete Woodworth

Hitting Coach: Joe Thurston*

Coach: Jim Pankovits

Athletic Trainer: TBD

Performance Specialist: Andy Lyon


Class A Clinton LumberKings

Manager: Pat Shine*

Pitching Coach: Doug Mathis*

Hitting Coach:  David Flores*

Coach: James Lofton

Athletic Trainer: Lyle Danley

Performance Specialist: Paul Howey


Short Season A Everett AquaSox

Manager: Jose Moreno

Pitching Coach: Danielin Acevedo

Hitting Coach: Austin Knight*

Coach: Andy Bottin

Athletic Trainer: TBD

Performance Specialist: Michael Apodaca


Rookie Peoria Mariners:

Manager:  Zac Livingston

Pitching Coach: Yoel Monzon

Pitching Coach: Moises Hernandez

Hitting Coach: Denny Hocking*

Coach: Jose Umbria

Athletic Trainer: Randy Roetter

Performance Specialist: Kevin Childs

Clubhouse Manager: Isaac Ruiz

Clubhouse Assistant: Tony Gutierrez


Dominican Academy:

Director of Dominican Administration: Martin Valerio

Manager: Cesar Nicolas

Pitching Coach: Jose Veloz*

Hitting Coach: Selwyn Langaigne

Infield Coach: Richard Paz

Coach: Luis Caballero

Coach: Renny Osuna

Performance Specialist: Alexander Pons

Performance Specialist: George Drullard

Performance Specialist: Jose Rosa*

Athletic Trainer: Leonardo Santiago

Athletic Trainer: Bladimir Frias*