LOS ANGELES– The Los Angeles Dodgers announced their Major League coaches for the 2021 season with Clayton McCullough serving as the new first base coach and the return of bench coach Bob Geren, hitting coach Brant Brown, third base coach Dino Ebel, hitting coach Rob Van Scoyoc, assistant hitting coach Aaron Bates, pitching coach Mark Prior, bullpen coach Josh Bard, assistant pitching coach Connor McGuinness and game planning and communications coach Danny Lehmann.
McCullough, 40, will enter his seventh season with the Dodgers organization and his first as the Major League first base coach. The North Carolina native has served as a minor league field coordinator and helped oversee the Dodgers’ operation at the alternative site on the USC campus last season. Prior to joining the Dodgers organization in 2015, McCullough worked for the Toronto Blue Jays organization from 2006-2014, serving as the manager of the GCL Blue Jays (2006-2007), Class-A Lansing Lugnuts (2008-2009), Advanced-A Dunedin Blue Jays (2010-2011) and Class-A Vancouver Canadians (2012-2013). He posted a combined record of 629-559 during his managerial career in the Blue Jays organization. The former East Carolina Pirate standout was originally drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 22nd round of the 2002 First-Year Player Draft, playing four seasons in the Indians system before beginning his coaching career.
2021 Coaching Staff
Dave Roberts – Manager (sixth season)
Bob Geren – Bench Coach (sixth season)
Mark Prior – Pitching Coach (fourth season)
Josh Bard – Bullpen Coach (second season)
Robert Van Scoyoc – Hitting Coach (third season)
Brant Brown –Hitting Coach (fourth season)
Clayton McCullough – First Base Coach (first season)
Dino Ebel – Third Base Coach (third season)
Aaron Bates – Assistant Hitting Coach (third season)
Connor McGuinness – Assistant Pitching Coach (second season)
Danny Lehmann – Game Planning & Communications Coach (third season)