> Returns for his 17th season in the Giants organization, and 40th campaign overall in professional baseball.
> Will serve as the Giants' first base coach for the second-consecutive season.
> Worked the previous 13 years as SF's bullpen catcher.
> Prior to joining the Giants' organization, the former big league catcher spent six years in the Cubs organization and six seasons with the Rockies.
> Logged 15 years as a minor league manager.
> Was originally slated to manage Class A Advanced San Jose in 2003, but was elevated to big league club prior to Opening Day.
> Was a member of the coaching staff that traveled to Taiwan with MLB All-Stars in 2011.
> Has two daughters (Kirstyn and Megan).
> Graduated from St. Patrick's (NE) High School.
> Attended Indiana State University in Terre Haute, IN.