Coaching Staff

Brian Lewis

Field Manager

Brian Lewis will be in his first season as Rox Field Manager in 2022. He joins the Rox after nine seasons with the La Crosse Loggers, including the last six as their field Manager. During his time as the Loggers Field Manager, Lewins won 198 games. He ranks 15th all-time in the Northwoods League wins as a manager. In addition to his duties with the Rox, Lewis is in his sixth season as head coach at Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Lewis’ long coaching history includes stints at Illinois Central College (NJCAA), Lewis & Clark Community College (NJCAA), River City Rascals (Frontier League), and Dubois county Bombers (Prospect League).

Alex Cox

Pitching Coach

Rox Pitching Coach Alex Cox is also an assistant at the University of Central Missouri, and has been at UCM since the fall of 2020. Cox was born and raised in Prairie Village, Kansas. After attending Shawnee Mission East High School, he played collegiately at Pratt Community College and transferred to Fort Hays State University, where he finished his playing career.

Nick Studdard

Catching Coach

Studdard was a part of the historic 2021 St. Cloud Rox’s season. He served as the first base coach and handled the duties of the catchers. He was selected to be a part of the Great Plains All-Star Coaching staff. Helped Caleb Ricketts to an All-Star season.  Nick Studdard currently serves as the undergraduate assistant coach at Southern University. Hired in January 2020 under Kerrick Jackson, he coaches the catchers 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. His siblings are Jonathan, Danielle, Erin, and Emily. Studdard was born in Plano, TX and currently resides in Baton Rouge, LA.