Begins his 24th season as a member of the Yankees organization in 2013, sixth on the Yankees Major League coaching staff and fifth as third base coach...served as the club's bench coach for the 2008 season...Also oversees Yankees outelders, who combined for a Major League-leading .993 elding pct. in 2012, committing just seven errors...Managed the Yankees for three games in 2008, going 1-2, becoming the first Canadian to manage a Major League game since George (Mooney) Gibson with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1934...was 0-2 from April 4-5, 2008 vs. Tampa Bay when Joe Girardi missed two games with an upper respiratory infection...won on May 23 vs. Baltimore while Girardi served a one-game suspension...also guided the Yankees to a "walk-off" victory on May 22 vs. Baltimore when Joe Girardi was ejected in the sixth inning...went in the books as Girardi's 100th career managerial victory...again took over following a Girardi ejection on Aug. 5, 2008 vs. Boston, with the Yankees recording a "walk-off" win...Served as the Yankees' Major League field coordinator in 2007 after spending the previous three seasons (2004-06) as a special assignment instructor...was named to the Yankees' Major League coaching staff on Nov. 4, 2003...Joined the Yankees organization in 1990 as a third-base coach for Single-A Ft. Lauderdale...Coached in the Yankees system for five years before taking over as manager of Single-A Oneonta of the NY-Penn League in 1995...Served as the third base coach at Triple-A Columbus in 1996 and 1997 before moving to the Yankees front office as a field coordinator in 1998...Was promoted to director of player development in 2000 and named vice president of minor league development prior to the 2003 season.
Attended the University of Kansas and was selected in the 32nd round of the 1985 draft by the Detroit Tigers..Was a catcher and a third baseman in the Tigers system from 1985-88 before joining the Tigers' minor league coaching staff in 1988.
He and his wife, Michele, have two daughters, Jacqueline and Christina.