Enters his third season as the Tigers bullpen coach after being named to the position on November 18, 2013. Prior to joining the Tigers, he spent one season as the Phillies catching coach. Spent four seasons (2009-12) as the Phillies bullpen coach following five seasons as the major league catching instructor (2004-08). Served as a coach at both the 2009 and 2010 All-Star Games, and accompanied Chase Utley and Jim Thome to the 2004 and 2008 All-Star Games where he threw BP during the Home Run Derby. Joined the Phillies organization as the minor league catching coordinator in 2000...a position he held through the 2003 season. Served as the Angels bullpen/workout coordinator from 1994-99. Selected by the Orioles in the second round of the 1985 player draft...played 10 seasons at the minor league level with the Orioles, Rangers and Angels organizations. Participated in the Tigers Winter Caravan and TigerFest, actively participates in the Detroit Tigers Autographed Memorabilia Program and attended Keeping Kids in the Game. Attended North Carolina State University and resides in Hagerstown, MD during the offseason.