Who are the Arizona Diamondbacks Asst. Coaches?
Robby Hammock-Catching/Quality Control Coach: Robby has been with the Arizona Diamondbacks since he was drafted by them in 1998. He reached the Majors for them in 2003 and played in parts of four seasons with the Diamondbacks. He has been coaching in the Majors since 2017 serving in the same role has currently. He retired following the 2011 season and became coach immediately after. He served as manager of multiple Minor League teams for the Diamondbacks before his current gig. He is known for his smile and great attitude.
Fun Fact: He caught Randy Johnson’s Perfect Game in 2004 in Atlanta against the Braves. It is the only Perfect Game in Arizona Diamondbacks history.
Luis Urueta-Bench Coach: Luis has been with the Arizona Diamondbacks since 2017. He moved up the ranks starting as just a “coach” before obtaining the Bench Coach role after Jerry Narron left at the end of the 2019 season. Luis is beloved by Torey and the organization as he has spent 19 years with the team. These years were spent as either a player or coach. He is seen as a rising star in the coaching world after interviewing for both the Detroit Tigers and Boston Red Sox Manager position.
Fun Fact: He managed the Columbia National Team in the World Baseball Classic.
Dave McKay- 1st Base Coach: Dave is widely recognized as one of the best coaches in the MLB. He is considered an outfielders coach specialist. He has been with the Arizona Diamondbacks since 2017 and is currently recuperating from a fall this spring training. He suffered broken ribs and a ruptured spleen. He has been apart of the MLB in some fashion since 1975. He has won three World Series as a coach, most recently with Tony La Russa and the St. Louis Cardinals.
Fun Fact: David Peralta credits Dave McKay for his win of the Golden Glove in 2019.