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Coaching Staff

Buffalo Bisons Coaching Staff

Former Herd championship player and 2021 Triple-A East Co-Manager of the Year, Casey Candaele will return to manage the Bisons in 2024. This is Candaele's fourth season, having led the Herd to a 198-161 record between 2021 and 2003. Candaele did split the 2022 season between Buffalo and Toronto, serving as the Blue Jays bench coach under John Schneider during the second half of that season.

Candaele's coaching staff includes Bench Coach Donnie Murphy, who won a Florida State League West Division Championship with Single-A Dunedin, Hitting Coach Ryan Long and Pitching Coach Drew Hayes. Justin Echevarria is in his second season as the Herd’s Position Coach and Anthony Gomez is the team's Bullpen Coach.

The Bisons Coaching Staff also includes Head Athletic Trainer Caleb Daniel, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Tommy LaBriola, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Taylor Whitney, Physical Therapist Joe Hallock, Nutritionist Yoka Sanui, and Technology Assistant Trevor Reformat.

Coaching Staff

Casey Candaele

Bench Coach
Donnie Murphy

Hitting Coach
Ryan Long

Pitching Coach
Drew Hayes

Position Coach
Justin Echevarria

Bullpen Coach
Anthony Gomez

Head Athletic Trainer
Caleb Daniel

Physical Therapist
Joe Hallock

Head S&C Coach
Tommy LaBriola

Assistant S&C Coach
Taylor Whitley

Yuka Sanui

Technology Assistant
Trevor Reformat