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Thursday, February 8, 2024





FLUSHING, N.Y., February 8, 2024 – The New York Mets today announced their 2024 minor league coaching staffs, as well their player development and medical personnel for the upcoming season. 


Dick Scott will begin his 11th season with the Mets and his second season as the manager for the Triple-A Syracuse Mets. Reid Brignac enters his fifth season with the organization and his third with Double-A Binghamton. Brignac guided the Rumble Ponies to the Eastern League Championship series in 2023, their first postseason berth since 2017. Gilbert Gomez will manage the High-A Brooklyn Cyclones after managing the Single-A St. Lucie Mets in 2023. Yucarybert De la Cruz begins his first season as manager for Single-A St. Lucie. De La Cruz served as the club’s bench coach last season and managed Dominican Summer League Mets #2 from 2018-2022. Danny Ortega manages the Florida Complex League Mets after serving as the manager for Dominican Summer League Mets Orange in 2023. Félix Fermín Jr. will manage Dominican Summer League Mets Orange in his first season with the Mets organization. Fermin Jr., the son of 10-year major league veteran Félix Fermín, previously served as an international scout for the Tampa Bay Rays from 2018-2023. He also has coaching and managing experience in Mexico and Dominican Republic. Gilberto Mejia will manage Dominican Summer League Mets Blue after serving as the club’s bench coach in 2023.  


Below is a complete listing of the Mets minor league coaching staffs: 


Player Development Staff 


Andy Green - Senior Vice President, Player Development 

Andrew Christie - Director, Player Development 

Max Vogel Freedman - Manager, Player Development 

Eric Jagers - Vice President, Pitching 

Jono Armold - Pitching Coordinator 

Kyle Rogers - Pitching & Performance Integration Coordinator 

Jeff Albert - Director, Hitting Development 

Kevin Mahala - Coordinator, Hitting Development 

Eddy Rodriguez - Field Coordinator 

Miguel Bonilla - Complex & DSL Pitching Coordinator 

Bob Natal - Catching Coordinator 

Shane Robinson - Outfield Coordinator 

Peter Mooney - Roving Infield Instructor 

Luis Rivera - Infield Coordinator 

Jemile Weeks - Baserunning Coordinator  

Jeremy Kivel - Minor League Rehab Pitching Coach 


Minor League Performance 


JT Podell - Director of Minor League Athletic Training and Rehabilitation 

Anthony Olivieri - Minor League Medical Coordinator 

Luke Novosel - Minor League Rehabilitation Coordinator 

Katherine Hinojosa - Assistant, Minor League Performance Nutrition 

Kory Wan - Strength & Conditioning Rehab Coach 

Alexander Gough - Minor League Physical Therapist 

Tyler Ward - Minor League Physical Therapist 


Minor League Operations 


Ronny Reyes - Director, Minor League Operations 

Juan Henderson - Director, Latin American Operations 

Neskys Liriano - Manager, Learning Management Systems 

Tristan Carranza - Life Skills Specialist 

John Mulin, -Manager, Minor League Equipment & Operations 

Drew Dunton - Assistant Manager, Minor League Clubhouse & Equipment 

Amy Ross - Coordinator, Minor League Administration 

Ches Goodman - Coordinator Minor League Operations 

Jacob Resnick - Assistant, Minor League Operations 


Dominican Staff 


Yezmin Chalas - Manager, DR Academy Operations 

Diana Perez - Formal Education and Continuing Professional Development Lead 

Joymi Melenciano - Life Skills & Teacher Lead 

Carmen Ruiz - D.R. Academy Assistant 

Kremlin Martinez - D.R. Academy Field Coordinator 

Juan Martinez - D.R. Rehab Coach 

Dakota Herman - DSL Pitching Coach 

Jhomelger García - Medical & Rehabilitation Coordinator, Latin America 

Santiago Jimenez - DSL Lead Physical Therapist 

Manuel Genao - DSL Physical Therapist 

Joel Arias - Strength & Conditioning Coach 


Triple-A Syracuse Mets 


Dick Scott - Manager 

Grayson Crawford - Pitching Coach 

Collin Hetzler - Hitting Coach 

J.P. Arencibia - Bench Coach/Assistant Hitting Coach 

Adrian Texidor - Development/Infield Coach 

Austin Dayton - Head Athletic Trainer 

Kylie Holton - Assistant Trainer 

Alex Tavarez - Strength & Conditioning Coach 


Double-A Binghamton Rumble Ponies 


Reid Brignac - Manager 

AJ Sager - Pitching Coach 

Darin Everson - Hitting Coach 

Mariano Duncan - Bench Coach 

Juan Loyo - Development Coach 

Vanessa Weisbach – Athletic Trainer 

Ryan Orr - Strength & Conditioning Coach 


High-A Brooklyn Cyclones 


Gilbert Gomez - Manager 

Dan McKinney - Pitching Coach 

Eduardo Nunez - Hitting Coach 

John Vaughn - Bench Coach 

Regan Saulnier - Development Coach 

Joe Parillo - Athletic Trainer 

Drew Skrocki - Strength & Conditioning Coach 


Single-A St. Lucie Mets 


Yucarybert De La Cruz - Manager 

Jordan Kraus - Pitching Coach 

Victor Ramos - Low-A/Roving Pitching Coach 

Alejandro Diaz - Hitting Coach 

Jeremy Cologna - Bench Coach 

Bree Nasti - Development Coach 

Adam Devery - Athletic Trainer 

Trent McMaster - Strength & Conditioning Coach 


Florida Complex League Mets 


Jay Pecci - Complex Supervisor/Infield Coach 

Danny Ortega - Manager 

Luis Alvarado - Pitching Coach 

Garrett Baker - Pitching Coach 

Richie Benes - Hitting Coach 

Bryce Wheary - Hitting Coach 

Mac Seibert - Bench Coach 

Micah Evans - Development/Baserunning Coach 

Chris Jacobs - Outfield Coach 

Hector Alvarez - Catching Coach 

Christina Gambino - Athletic Trainer 

Tavian Craft, Strength & Conditioning Coach 

Eduardo Rivera - Rehab Position Player Coach 


Dominican Summer League Mets Orange 


Félix Fermín Jr. - Manager 

Cristhian Martinez - Pitching Coach 

Leo Hernandez - Hitting Coach 

Gretchen Aucoin - Bench Coach 

Adrian Abreu - Catching Instructor 

Caitlin Lucas - DSL Athletic Training Coordinator/Athletic Trainer 

Guillermo Colina - Lead DR Strength & Conditioning Coach 


Dominican Summer League Mets Blue 


Gilberto Mejia - Manager 

Wander Cabrera - Pitching Coach 

Luis Mateo - Hitting Coach 

Alejandro Montiel - Bench Coach 

Julianna Mangano - Athletic Trainer 

Antonio Sosa - Athletic Trainer Assistant 

Ismael Campusano - Strength & Conditioning Coach 

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