Special Assistant to the General Manager/Player Development
Chino Cadahia is in his ninth season with the Royals and fifth as the Senior Coordinator-Player Development. He has also served as Advisor to Player Development in 2014, bench coach for the Major League club in 2012 and 2013 and was a Special Assistant to Player Development in 2011.
He spent 15 seasons in the Braves' organization, including four as the bench coach for the Major League club (2007-10). He started with the Braves in 1996 as the roving catching coordinator and was named minor league field coordinator in 1997.
Prior to his time with Atlanta, Cadahia was in the Rangers' minor league system for 12 seasons as a pitching coach and manager. Cadahia was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies out of Miami-Dade Community College. He played in the minors from 1977 to 1983 for the Phillies and Minnesota Twins.
Born in Havana, Cuba, Cadahia resides in Scottsdale, Ariz., with his daughter, Lauren.