Douglas Coe – Field Manager
Douglas Coe will begin his first season as Dock Spiders field manager in 2023. He will be the third field manager in Dock Spiders history.
Coe is a Fox Valley native and has been the Head Baseball Coach at Moravian University (Bethlehem, Pa.) since July 2022. The Appleton, Wis. native played in the Northwoods League in 2004 for the Wisconsin Woodchucks and in 2005 for the Eau Claire Express. He also served as a coach in 2020 and 2021 for the Rockford Rivets.
Prior to arriving at Moravian University, Coe served as Assistant Head Coach/Recruiting Coordinator at SUNY Cortland for two seasons where he helped the Red Dragons to a pair of trips to the NCAA Division III Regionals and a trip to the Division III Baseball Championships in 2021. He also spent three seasons on the staff at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, his alma mater. Coe’s coaching experience also includes four seasons as an assistant coach at Lawrence (Wis.) University and two seasons as Head Coach at Notre Dame Academy in Green Bay. During the summer of 2019, Coe coached professionally with the Gary Southshore RailCats in the American Association.
As a student-athlete at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Coe helped the program to a fifth-place finish at the 2006 NCAA Division III World Series, a third-place showing in 2007, and a trip to the NCAA Regionals in 2008. As a senior in 2008, Coe, a catcher, was named the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Position Player of the Year, a First Team All-American by the American Baseball Coaches Association and a Second Team All-American by D3baseball.com. He was also inducted into the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Hall of Fame in 2018.
Coe graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and coaching and earned a master’s degree in athletic administration from Ohio University in 2017. He resides in Northampton, Pa. with his wife, Marcy, and daughter, Kinsley.