Jason Waddell joins the Stags staff for his first year. He attended La Sierra High School (1999), University of New Orleans (2000) and Riverside Community College (2001). While at RCC he was a member of a National Champion team and later drafted in the eighth round as a left handed pitcher by the San Francisco Giants. Waddell played in the Giant organization from 2001-2008. He was picked up by the Cubs in 2009 and made his MLB debut May 31. In 2010 he was purchased by the Detroit Tigers and played with the big club for the month of June.
On his return to California he chose to coach with an ABD franchise in Riverside and took a team to the bronze medal game at the Junior Olympics. He later coached with the USA Junior Team in 2012.
Waddell will work primarily with our outfielders.