Doug Rose returns for his 15th season on the Mesa coaching staff. His duties include working with the outfield as well as serving as bench coach and recruiting.
"Rosey," as his colleagues refer to him, coached baseball and football at the high school level for 11 years. He was the head baseball coach at Bourgade High School for five years while leading them to the state tournament four times.
Rose has a Bachelor's Degree in Education from Northern Arizona University and a Masters Degree in Health and Human Performance from Fort Hays State University.
In addition to his baseball passion, Rose also teaches Physical Education in the Alhambra School District and has been an instructor for 28 years.
He and his wife, Stefanie (4th grade teacher in Chandler District) live in Chandler and have two children, Keegan 18 (she is student at NAU) and Kaden 16 (Soph. in High school).