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Jun 17, 2018; Kansas City, MO, USA; Former Kansas City Royals players John Wathan and George Brett throw out the first pitch before the game against the Houston Astros at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

Four longtime members of the Kansas City Royals organization head the list of minor league coordinators and support staff for the club in 2022. 

Former Royals player and manager John Wathan (47th season with the organization), Chino Cadahia (12th), Rafael Belliard (ninth) and Harry Spilman (eighth) are among those coordinators and support staff announced by the club Thursday.

2022 Royals Minor League Cooordinators and Support Staff
Name Position
John Wathan Special assistant, player development
Chino Cadahia Senior coordinator, player development
Rafael Belliard Special assistant, president of baseball operations/GM
Harry Spilman Special assistant, player development
Jason Simontacchi Pitching coordinator
Drew Saylor Hitting coordinator
Victor Baez Dominican Academy field coordinator
Eddie Rodriguez Infield coordinator
J.C. Boscan Catching coordinator
Justin Kemp Minor league medical coordinator
Jarret Abell Strength and conditioning/rehab strength and conditioning coordinator
Jason Nicols Minor league video coordinator
Mitch Stetter Manager of pitching performance/strategist
Jeff Suppan Roving pitching coach
Nic Jackson Assistant hitting coordinator
Mike Tosar Special assignment hitting coach
Derrick Robinson Minor league outfield, base running and bunting instructor
Tony Medina Minor league/Latin America medical coordinator
Phil Falco Assistant strength and conditioning coordinator
Will Simon Minor league clubhouse and equipment operations manager
Monica Ramirez Education/ESL and Latin America initiatives coordinator
Melissa Lambert Assistant director of behavioral science
Jorge Guzman Arizona complex assistant/life skills coach
Sebastian Cambo Behavioral science coordinator
Logan Gudde Physical therapist
Fabio Herrera Manager of international operations
Massiel Rodriguez Assistant to Dominican operations
Joel Rivera Assistant to Dominican operations
Susana Richardson Dominican Academy administrative assistant
Eddy Abad Dominican video coordinator
Hugo Aguero Club video assistant
Quilvio Veras Jr. Club video assistant
Ivan Tio Club video assistant

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