Salt Lake Stingers Coaching Staff

The Stingers coaching staff returns intact from 2003. The staff will be looking at a much better ball club that the one that was raided by the Angels last year due to all the injuries the big league club faced.

Mike Brumley - Manager

Mike returns this year for his fourth season as a minor league manager with the Angels' organization and this will be his third year with the Stingers. He guided the Stingers to the PCL Championship series in 2002. He guided his team's to back to back league finals. He lead the Angels' Double A farm club in Arkansas to their league finals during the 2001 season. Brumley made his major league debut on June 16th, 1987 for the Cubs and played for parts of eight big league seasons as a major league utility player. He retired following the 1996 season with a career .206 batting average with a grand total of three homeruns and 38 rbi's in 295 major league games. He was a second round draft pick of the Red Soz in the 1983 draft. He was a college teammate of Roger Clemens at the University of Texas. Mike is very excited to be back with the Stingers in 2004.

Rich Bombard - Pitching Coach

Rich begins his second season as the Stingers Pitching Coach. This will be his third year with the Angels' organization. This will be his 17th year as a pitching coach. He has either been the pitching coach of the team or as a roving pitching instructor.

Jim Eppard - Hitting Coach

Jim begins his second season as the Stingers as a hitting coach. He spent the 3 previous seasons as the hitting coach for the Colorado Rockies' Triple A team in Colorado Springs. Jim had a 4 year career in the major leagues with the then California Angels and the Toronto Blue Jays.

Adam Nevala - Trainer

Adam returns for his second season as the Stingers trainer. He has been with the Angels for the past six seasons as one team or anothers trainer.

These four men are looking at possibly there most exciting season ever as minor league coaches. It has to be better than what they went through in 2003.

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