Clayton McCullough will return for his second season at the helm for Lansing, after leading the Lugnuts to a 75-65 record and a first-half championship.
Joining McCullough will be returning hitting coach Justin Mashore, new pitching coach Antonio Caceres, and third-year trainer Bob Tarpey.
, 28, will resume the role as manager in Lansing after leading the Lugnuts
last season, which was just his
second as a skipper.
guidance, the Lugnuts
were able to capture the Eastern Division's first-half championship and made their 10th playoff appearance in 13 seasons.
also won the Bobby Mattick Award following the 2008 season, which is given to recognize excellence in player development for the Blue Jays organization
Before managing, McCullough spent time in the Jays organization as the hitting coach for Pulaski in 2006 and as a volunteer coach at East Carolina University.
The Greenville, North Carolina native was a 22nd round selection of the Cleveland Indians in 2002 as a catcher.
He played four seasons in the Indians organization before joining the Blue Jays.
"I am very excited about the opportunity to come back to Lansing," McCullough