Colorado Rockies announce full player development staff for 2022 season

January 28th, 2022

DENVER – The Colorado Rockies announced today the full player development staff for the 2022 season. A breakdown of the organizational staff and the previously announced coaching staffs for each affiliate can be found below. For coaches who have changed positions within the organization, the position held in 2021 is in parentheses.

Organizational Staff
Director, Player Development: Chris Forbes
Assistant Director, Player Development: Jesse Stender
Coordinator, Minor League Operations: Tim Batesole
Player Development & Pro Scouting Assistant: Avery Griggs
Director, Pitching Operations: Steve Foster (Major League Pitching Coach)
Coordinator of Pitching Strategies: Flint Wallace
Pitching Coordinator: Doug Linton
Hitting Coordinator: Darin Everson
Latin American Hitting Coordinator: Michael Ramirez (ACL Hitting Coach)
Field & Catching Coordinator: Mark Strittmatter
Defensive Coordinator: Doug Bernier (Major League Data and Game Planning Coordinator)
Latin America Field & Pitching Coordinator: Edison Lora
Physical Performance Coordinator: Trevor Swartz
Assistant Rehab Coordinator: Arnaldo Gomez (Dominican Scouting/Operations Coordinator)
Director, Mental Skills Development: Doug Chadwick
Coordinator, Mental Skills: Jerry Amador
Coordinator, Mental Skills: Colt Olson
Coordinator, Cultural Education: Angel Amparo
Video and Technology Assistant:Chris Bonk
Minor League Clubhouse & Equipment Manager / Manager, Salt River Fields: Daniel Kleinholz
Dominican Republic Complex Administrator: Ana Espinal
Special Assistant to the GM: Clint Hurdle
Special Assistant, Player Development: Rick Mathews
Special Assistant, Player Development & Scouting: Jerry Weinstein

Triple-A Albuquerque Isotopes Staff
Manager: Warren Schaeffer
Bench Coach: Pedro Lopez (Albuquerque Hitting Coach)
Pitching Coach: Frank Gonzales (Hartford Pitching Coach)
Hitting Coach: Jordan Pacheco
Trainer: Hoshito Mizutani
Physical Performance Coach: Phil Bailey

Double-A Hartford Yard Goats Staff
Manager: Chris Denorfia
Bench Coach: Luis Lopez
Pitching Coach: Blaine Beatty (Albuquerque Pitching Coach)
Hitting Coach: Tom Sutaris
Trainer: Kelsey Branstetter
Physical Performance Coach: Mason Rook

High-A Spokane Indians Staff
Manager: Scott Little
Bench Coach: Julio Campos (Area Scouting Supervisor, Puerto Rico & D.R.)
Pitching Coach: Ryan Kibler
Hitting Coach: Zach Osborne
Trainer: Coy Coker

Low-A Fresno Grizzlies Staff
Manager: Robinson Cancel
Bench Coach: Steve Soliz (Fresno Supervisor of Development)
Pitching Coach: Mark Brewer
Hitting Coach: Nic Wilson
Trainer: Justin Wilson

Arizona Complex League Staff
Manager: Fred Ocasio (Spokane Supervisor of Development)
Bench Coach: Cesar Galvez (Hartford Coach)

Pitching Coach: Dave Burba
Pitching Coach: Helmis Rodriguez
Hitting Coach: Trevor Burmeister
Trainer: Mickey Clarizio

DSL Rockies Staff
Manager: Mauricio Gonzalez
Manager: Eugenio Jose
Pitching Coach: Sam Deduno
Hitting Coach: Felix Rosario
Hitting Coach: Florentino Nuñez
DSL Video Assistant / Coach: Edgardo Rivera
Trainer: Frank Ovalles
Trainer: Andri Guevara
Physical Performance Coach: Raldy Herrera
Special Pitching Coach: Pedro Astacio