Sandy Guerrero , 47, returns to the Stars' coaching staff for his second stint with the club. He previously coached at Huntsville for six seasons from 2003-08.
This marks his 12th season coaching in the Brewers organization. He spent the past two seasons as hitting coordinator. Prior to that role, he was a coach with Triple-A Nashville for three seasons from 2009-11.
Guerrero served as manager for the Northern Division in the 2007 Southern League All-Star Game after scheduled manager Don Money pulled out of the contest to coach in the All-Star Futures Game. Another career highlight came in July 2009 when he served as the pitcher for Brewers first baseman Prince Fielder during the MLB Home Run Derby in St. Louis. Fielder won the contest.
Before coaching, Guerrero had a 19-year playing career that included stints in the Minor Leagues with Toronto and Milwaukee. He also played professionally in Mexico, Taiwan and the independent Northern League.
The former in fielder played in the Brewers' farm system with Class-A Stockton (1986-88), Double-A El Paso (1989-90) and Triple-A Denver (1991-92). In 1998, Guerrero won a league championship in Taiwan, claiming the batting title with a .361 batting average. Guerrero's father, Epy, was a renowned Major League scout in the Dominican Republic, while his brother, Mike, is a coach with the Brewers.
Sandy and his wife, Jessica, reside in Huntsville, Alabama.