Named the Red Sox' bullpen coach on 2/5/13...2013 will mark 1st season on the major league coaching staff...Has spent entire 22-year professional baseball career in the BOS system, including his playing career. Spent the past 7 seasons from 2006-12 as a major league advance scout for the Red Sox...In addition to duties as bullpen coach, will continue to assist in advance scouting for the club. Served as a pro scout for the Sox in 2005...Held the position of bullpen catcher for 8 years from 1997-2004.
Selected by BOS in the 14th round of the June 1991 draft...The former catcher played 6 seasons in the Red Sox minor league system...Reached the Triple-A level with Pawtucket in 1995.
Married to Traci...The couple has a son, Liam (12), and daughter, Avery (9). Graduated from Whitman-Hanson (MA) High School in 1987 where he also played football and wrestled. Attended both Cape Cod Community College (1987-89) and American International College in Springfield, MA (1989-91)...Hit .473 (13 HR, 87 RBI) in 42 games his senior year...Named the 1991 Division II Northeast Player of the Year and earned Northeast-10 Player of the Year honors that year...Played in the 1991 New England College All-Star Game at Fenway Park. Is a member of the American International College Athletic Hall of Fame...In 2011 was elected to the Northeast-10 Baseball Hall of Fame.