Duffy Dyer

Field Manager

 

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Dyer brings an incredible resume to the Kingfish and he is looking forward to being back in Kenosha. Dyer was selected 9th overall by the New York Mets in the 1966 amatuer draft. He made his major league debut in 1968 and was a member of the Miracle Mets team that won the World Series in 1969. After retiring as a player in 1981, Dyer was back in baseball in 1983 as the bullpen coach for the Chicago Cubs. Dyer went on to manage the Class-A affiliate Kenosha Twins in 1984 to 1985 at Historic Simmons Field. He led the team to a Midwest League Championship in 1985 and was named Manager of the Year. The following year, Dyer won a Texas League Championship as the manager of Milwaukee Brewer affiliate El-Paso Diablos. 

From 1989 to to 1995, Dyer served as the Milwaukee Brewers Third Base Coach. Dyer managed the Brewers during a three-game series in 1993 after Phil Garner was suspended. Dyer served as the Bench Coach for the Oakland Athletics and worked alongside Art Howe from 1996 to 1999. 

Dyer, 68, currently resides with his wife Lynn in Phoenix, Arizona and has four children: Cami, Brian, Kevin and Megan. When he is not helping Brian coach high school baseball, he enjoys spending time with his grandchildren.

 

 

 

 

 

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Brian Dyer

Hitting Coach 

Brian Dyer joins his father and head Kenosha Kingfish Field Manager Duffy Dyer for the third season in Kenosha. The Phoenix, Arizona native graduated from Arizona State University in 1991 and like his father, played for the ASU baseball tea during his time spent at the university.

Dyer holds a masters degree in Coaching and Athletic Adminstration and will serve as the team's hitting coach this summer. Brian Dyer grew up around the sport of baseball and has gained much experience having played in the NCAA for four years. Dyer was eager to take what he learned from his father and what he learned on the field to help others and spent over 13 years as a High School Varsity Baseball coach in Arizona. He led his team to a State Championship in 1998 and was named Skyline Coach of the Year in 2002 and 2004. 

Brian Dyer has been married to his wife. Erin for 15 years and has three children, Drew, Bryce and Brylee. Dyer currently resides in Arizona with his family and works as a high school mathematics teacher. In his free time, he coaches his son's baseball teams and volunteers at a local high school to coach varsity baseball.