White Sox Announce 2019 Minor League Affiliate Coaching Staffs

Meet the 2019 White Sox Minor League coaching staffs


This afternoon, the White Sox announced the coaching staffs of each of their Minor League Affiliates for the 2019 season. The most notable change appears at the helm of the Birmingham Barons (AA). After managing the Winston-Salem Dash (A-Advanced) to a Carolina Southern League first-half championship last season, Omar Vizquel has been promoted to man the bench in Birmingham. Kannapolis Intimidators (A) manager Justin Jirschele was also promoted to Winston-Salem to take over for Vizquel. The complete list of coaches in the White Sox farm system follows:

Arizona Rookie League:
Manager: Ever Magallanes
Pitching Coach: Felipe Lira
Hitting Coach: Gary Ward
Coach: Louis Silverio
Strength & Conditioning Coach: Daniel Cobian
Athletic Trainer: Scott Johnson

Great Falls Voyagers (Advanced Rookie):
Manager: Tim Esmay
Pitching Coach: John Ely
Hitting Coach: Cameron Seitzer
Athletic Trainer: TBD
Strength & Conditioning Coach: Tyler Gniadek

Kannapolis Intimidators (A):
Manager: Ryan Newman
Pitching Coach: José Bautista
Hitting Coach: Cole Armstrong
Coach: Ryan Johansen
Athletic Trainer: Joe Geck
Strength & Conditioning Coach: Goldy Simmons

Winston-Salem Dash (A-Advanced):
Manager: Justin Jirschele
Pitching Coach: Matt Zaleski
Hitting Coach: Jamie Dismuke
Athletic Trainer: Hyeon Kim
Strength & Conditioning Coach: George Timke

Birmingham Barons (AA):
Manager: Omar Vizquel
Pitching Coach: Richard Dotson
Hitting Coach: Charlie Poe
Bench Coach: Wes Helms
Athletic Trainer: Cory Barton
Strength & Conditioning Coach: Tim Rodmaker

Charlotte Knights (AAA):
Manager: Mark Grudzielanek
Pitching Coach: Steve McCatty
Hitting Coach: Frank Menechino
Coach: Guillermo Quiróz
Athletic Trainer: Josh Fallin
Strength & Conditioning Coach: Shawn Powell

Featured Photo: Laura Wolff

  1. Good article Jon. Is the Baron’s pitching coach the same Richard Dotson who pitched for the Sox in the 1980’s?

    Jim Nonnie




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