Morgan Burkhart will be the Chihuahuas hitting coach in 2016 after working for Double-A San Antonio in the same capacity last season.
Burkhart also has major league experience, playing for the Boston Red Sox from 2000-2001 and the Kansas City Royals in 2003.
He has been a coach in the Padres organization since 2013.
"We also welcome another staff member with major league experience, Morgan Burkhart
, as our new hitting coach.