Is in his second first season as Arizona's quality control coach and sixth in the D-backs' organization as a coach...also specializes in catching instruction.
Spent 2012 as Rookie Arizona League D-backs hitting coach...Went 241-247 (.494) in his 4 years as a manager with Rookie Advanced Missoula (2013), Single-A Adv. Visalia (2014) and Double-A Mobile (2015-16)...In August 2016, named the Southern League's Best Manager by Baseball America...Led Rawhide to a berth in the 2014 California League playoffs.
Batted .254 with 30 doubles, 12 homers and 48 RBI in 182 games over 6 seasons with the D-backs (2003-11)...Caught Randy Johnson's perfect game on May 18, 2004 @ Braves...Made his MLB debut for the D-backs on April 11, 2003 vs. Brewers and collected his first hit (single off Wayne Franklin)…hit his first homer on April 13, 2003 vs. Brewers (off Glendon Rusch)...Named to the 2003 Topps All-Star Rookie Team...Selected by Arizona in the 23rd round in the 1998 draft.
Married to Melissa…has 4 children: Gentry, Glover, Kayda and Tuxon...Attended DeKalb Junior College in Decatur, Ga. and the University of Georgia...Is a 1995 graduate of South Cobb (Ga.) High School...Drafted by Florida (1995) and Tampa Bay (1997) but did not sign.