Genesee Rapids Announce Coaches for 2018 Season
The Rapids have announced the coaching staff for the upcoming season.
Joe Mina of Forest Hill, MD will return for the 2018 season as the Head Coach. For the last 13 years Coach Joe has been involved in coaching both College and High School Baseball. He has been the Health andWellness Coordinator for the Hartford County Sheriff’s Office. Joe is also a retired Deputy Sheriff, having served as a Captain with the Harford County Sheriff’s Office in Bel Air, MD for 30 years. Coach Joe has been the Philadelphia Phillies Field Manager, for the Phillies Baseball Academy for 15 years as well as holding the same position for the Washington Nationals for the last 3 years. Joe is excited about the opportunity to coach the Rapids again in 2018. He is described by people who know him well as “a man of integrity.”
Bryan Hodge from Thorton, CO. has been invited to return to the Rapids in 2018. Brian graduated from Houghton College in 2017 where he was the starting catcher and finished his Senior year with a batting average of .327. As the First Base/Bench Coach, Hodge will be responsible for keeping players in the dugout focused on the game and encouraging fellow players and providing advice to runners at first base. He will also be responsible with players to conduct the Rapids Annual Baseball Camp in July.