New York Yankees Coaching Staff
NY Yankees Coaching Staff 2023 consist of Mike Harkey and Matt Blake. Harkey is the bullpen coach, whereas Blake is the pitching coach for the New York team.
Mike is on his second sting with the franchise after spending six seasons from 2008 to 2013 before returning in 2016. Matt has been with the team since the 2019 season.
Here is the list of all the coaching staff members of the Yankees:
- Aaron Boone - Manager
- Carlos Mendoza - Bench Coach
- Dillon Lawson - Hitting Coach
- Casey Dykes - Assistant Hitting Coach
- Brad Wilkerson - Assistant Hitting Coach
- Matt Blake - Pitching Coach
- Desi Druschel - Assistant Pitching Coach
- Travis Chapman - First Base Coach
- Luis Rojas - Third Base Coach
- Mike Harkey - Bullpen Coach
- Tanner Swanson - Quality Control and Catching Coach
Aaron Boone - Manager
Boone is a former major league player who spent twelve seasons playing for six teams, including the Yankees. Aaron finished his career in 2009 with 126 home runs and 555 RBIs at an average of .263.
After retiring, the former player became an analyst for ESPN network and gave his voice to the Sunday Night Baseball program. He began his managerial career by signing with the Yankees at the beginning of the 2018 season.
The manager has a record of 463-306 and has guided the team to the postseason every season, including one wildcard berth. However, Boone is yet to drive the Yankees to the World Series.
Matt Blake - Pitching Coach
Blake, a former college-level Holy Cross Crusaders baseball player, began coaching in 2009. His first assignment was the role of a pitching coach for Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School.
The coach joined the Yankees as an associate scout for the Yankees in 2010 before joining the Yarmouth–Dennis Red Sox of the Cape Cod League during the 2015 season.
Matt then worked for the Indians as a lower-level pitching coordinator and assistant director of pitching development in 2016. The Yankees hired him as their pitching coach on November 7, 2019.
Mike Harkey - Bullpen Coach
Harkey is a former right-handed pitcher who played for eight seasons in the majors. He finished his career with a record of 36-36, accumulating 316 strikeouts at an ERA of 4.49.
The former pitcher started coaching at the start of the 2000 baseball season as the coach of Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, a minor league team.
He worked as a coach for four more minor league teams before joining the Marlins as their bullpen coach in 2006. Harkey joined the Yankees in 2009, helping the bullpen play a significant role in winning the World Series title that season.
After serving the team for six seasons, he left for the Diamondbacks to become their pitching coach in 2014. Mike then returned to the Yankees in 2016 as a bullpen coach for the franchise.