White Sox promote Chris Getz, announce player development staff

The White Sox announced a promotion for Chris Getz to assistant general manager/player development Wednesday while announcing their player development staff for the 2021 season.

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The White Sox promoted Chris Getz to assistant general manager/player development Wednesday while announcing their player development staff for the 2021 season.

The White Sox promoted Chris Getz to assistant general manager/player development Wednesday while announcing their player development staff for the 2021 season.

The White Sox announced a promotion for Chris Getz to assistant general manager/player development Wednesday while naming their player development staff for the 2021 season. This will be Getz’s fifth year in charge of the farm system after four seasons as director of player development.

“After a challenging 2020, we are looking forward to and anticipating a season of development across the entire organization,” Getz said in a statement. “The White Sox are very fortunate to have terrific existing relationships in place with all four of our potential affiliates, and we are excited for the eventual return to some type of normalcy in the player development and affiliate world. I am very pleased with the staff we have in place, as we look forward to getting up and running to full speed as soon as conditions allow.”

Sox minor league managers are Wes Helms at Class AAA Charlotte, Justin Jirschele at AA Birmingham, Ryan Newman at advanced Class A Winston-Salem and Guillermo Quiroz Class A Kannapolis.

White Sox player development assignments for 2021 (per White Sox)

PLAYER DEVELOPMENT STAFF

  • Assistant General Manager/Player Development: Chris Getz
  • Senior Director of Minor League Operations: Grace Guerrero Zwit
  • Assistant Director, Player Development: Kenny Williams Jr.
  • Assistant Director, Baseball Operations: Graham Harboe
  • Assistant Director, Baseball Operations: Rod Larson
  • Senior Biomechanical Engineer: Ben Hansen
  • Coordinator, Baseball Information: Devin Pickett
  • Analyst, Player Development: Zach Jones
  • Assistant, Player Development: Diego Francisco
  • Rehab Pitching Coach: Donnie Veal
  • Education Coordinator: Erin Santana
  • Assistant, Player Development/Latin Education: Grant Flick

PLAYER DEVELOPMENT INSTRUCTORS/ROVERS

  • Field Coordinator/Outfield and Baserunning: Doug Sisson
  • Pitching Coordinator: Everett Teaford
  • Assistant Pitching Coordinator: J.R. Perdew
  • Hitting Advisor to Player Development: Andy Barkett
  • Assistant Hitting Coordinator: Ryan Johansen
  • Catching Coordinator: John Orton
  • Director of Performance: Goldy Simmons
  • Advisor to Performance: Dale Torborg

MEDICAL STAFF

  • Medical Coordinator: Scott Takao
  • Physical Therapist: Brooks Klein
  • Sports Psychologist: Dr. Rob Seifer

ARIZONA OPERATIONS

  • Facility Manager: Joe Lachcik
  • Minor League Clubhouse and Equipment Manager: Dan Flood
  • Assistant Minor League Clubhouse Manager: Bryant Biasotti

CLASS AAA CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS

  • Manager: Wes Helms
  • Pitching Coach: Matt Zaleski
  • Hitting Coach: Chris Johnson
  • Trainer: Cory Barton
  • Performance Coach: Shawn Powell

CLASS AA BIRMINGHAM BARONS

  • Manager: Justin Jirschele
  • Pitching Coach: Richard Dotson
  • Hitting Coach: Cam Seitzer
  • Trainer: Hyeon Kim
  • Performance Coach: George Timke

CLASS A WINSTON-SALEM DASH

  • Manager: Ryan Newman
  • Pitching Coach: Danny Farquhar
  • Hitting Coach: Mike Daniel
  • Trainer: Carson Wooten
  • Performance Coach: Tim Rodmaker

CLASS A KANNAPOLIS CANNON BALLERS

  • Manager: Guillermo Quiroz
  • Bench Coach: Patrick Leyland
  • Pitching Coach: John Ely
  • Hitting Coach: Charlie Romero
  • Trainer: Jeremy Kneebusch
  • Performance Coach: Kevin Childs

ARIZONA ROOKIE LEAGUE WHITE SOX

  • Manager: Ever Magallanes
  • Bench Coach: Mike Gellinger
  • Pitching Coach: Drew Hasler
  • Hitting Coach: Devin DeYoung
  • Trainer: Scott Johnson
  • Performance Coach/Rehab: Daniel Cobian

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC ACADEMY | DSL WHITE SOX

  • Academy Supervisor: Louis Silverio
  • Field Coordinator: Julio Bruno
  • Assistant Field Coordinator; Infield: Guillermo Reyes
  • Office Manager: Carolina Santos
  • Complex Operations Coordinator: Manuel Santana
  • Manager; Catching Coordinator: Ángel Rosario
  • Pitching Coach: Leo Hernández
  • Assistant Pitching Coach: José Brito
  • Hitting Coach: Gerardo Olivares
  • Assistant Hitting Coach: Angel González
  • Trainer: Sergio Marte
  • Performance Coach: Jonathan Hasbun


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