Begins his 24th season in the White Sox organization and his third as third base coach ... spent the 2012-16 seasons as the Sox director of player development ... During his five seasons, Sox affiliates reached the playoffs eight times, with the Arizona League White Sox (2015) and Class AA Birmingham (2013) winning league titles and Winston Salem (87-51) posting the best record in the minor leagues in 2012 ... Spent 2009-11 as the White Sox minor-league field coordinator after serving as assistant director of minor-league instruction in 2008 and minor-league hitting coordinator in 2006-07 ... Spent 10 seasons (1996-2005) as a manager in the White Sox player development system, posting a 588-595 (.497) record ¡K reached the postseason five times and won league titles with Class A Burlington (Midwest) in 1999 and Class A Kannapolis (South Atlantic) in 2005 ... Was named Appalachian League Manager of the Year in 1998 after leading Advanced Rookie Bristol to the league title game ... in 2000, managed the SL West Division All-Stars and the American League Class AA All-Stars and was a coach on the U.S. Team at the All-Star Futures Game in Atlanta.
Played professionally for 17 seasons (1979-95) ... Spent parts of five seasons in the major leagues with Texas (1982-83, '85,'91) and Kansas City (1988), going 9-54 (.167) over 45 games ... Batted .274 (1,854-6,763) with 327 doubles, 92 home runs, 652 RBI 1,170 runs scored and 514 stolen bases over 1,888 minor-league games.
Married Dr. Michelle Embling ... has two children: Ainsley and Cara, and one grandchild: Paytin ... graduated in 1976 from Lincoln High School in Denver ... Attended Blinn College in Brenham, Texas and Lamar (Colo.) Community College before playing one season (1979) at the University of Oklahoma, where he earned All-American honors.