Coaching Staff

David Bellamy

Field Manager

David Bellamy will be in his first season as Field Manager in 2021 after serving as an Assistant Coach for the two previous seasons. During his two seasons on the coaching staff the Rox have had a 71-43 (.623) record. He comes back to St. Cloud after serving as the Director of Player Development for the Washington State Cougars baseball team. David also served as a Graduate Assistant with his alma-mater at New Mexico State University and was part of the Aggies winning the Western Athletic Conference Regular Season Championship.

David was a two-year letter winner as an outfielder with the Aggies program (2017-18) where he hit .306 as a senior and helped spark his team to an NCAA Regional Playoff appearance while earning Google Cloud Academic All-District First Team honors. The Eugene, Oregon native led his high school team to the 2013 Oregon State Championship and was selected to play in the Oregon Futures All-Star Game that same year.  FAMILY TRIVIA: David’s mom (Cathie Twomey Bellamy) was an All-American track star at the University of Minnesota in the mid 1970’s. She was a charter member of the U/MN Women’s Hall of Fame and inducted into the prestigious campus “M” Club Hall of Fame.

Brandon Vial

Pitching Coach

Brandon Vial joined Georgia Gwinnett College in the 2021 season after spending two years at Nevada as a Director of Player Development.

Vial comes in after a collegiate pitching career that spanned from 2015-19, pitching at Feather River College and Austin Peay State. In his two seasons at Feather River, was a two-time unanimous first-team All-Golden Valley Conference pitcher while compiling a 16-3 record with a 2.25 ERA over two years at Feather River College.

He made an immediate impact at APSU, earning OVC pitcher of the Week after allowing only five hits and a walk over 7.1 shutout innings. In his final collegiate outing, playing in The Northwoods League Summer of 2019, earned the 24th win of his collegiate career in a 14-2 win.

Vial will be the pitching coach in his first season with the Rox.

Conor Behrens

Infield Coach

Conor Behrens is in his second year with Mules Baseball and his first as a graduate assistant coach. Behrens finished his playing career at former MIAA foe Lindenwood where he hit .304 in 73 games and 240 at bats as an infielder. As a junior in 2017, Behrens hit .296 with a .339 on base percentage and .487 slugging percentage. He had 45 hits with 16 going for extra bases, 31 runs scored and 30 RBI.

Before his time in St. Charles, Behrens played at Kansas City Kansas Community College where he was a Second Team All-Conference selection and won a Region XI gold glove. Behrens played high school ball at Lincoln Southwest in Lincoln, Neb. and was an All-State performer.

Behrens will be in his first season with the Rox.

Nick Studdard

Catching/Bullpen Coach

Nick Studdard joins the Rox’s staff in his first year in 2021.

Nick Studdard currently serves as the undergraduate assistant coach at Southern University. Hired in January 2020 under Kerrick Jackson, he coaches the catchers, coaches first base, and also assists hitters. Studdard also deals with the daily activities of the clubhouse and helps within the program as needed.

Studdard started his collegiate playing career as a catcher at Southern University from 2016-2017.

Studdard graduated from Grace King High School in Metairie, Louisiana in May of 2016. Studdard is the son of Dan and Cynthia Studdard. He’s siblings are Jonathan, Danielle, Erin and Emily. Studdard was born in Plano, TX and currently resides in Baton Rouge, LA.