Those coaches, Rod Jackson, D.J. Kooken and Troy Thompson
-- all of whom have had previous Legion baseball coaching experience -- are who Trask considers to be some of the key components to the success of this year's Docs squad.
..."It's a great coaching staff to work with," said Thompson, the current Roseburg High baseball coach, now in his third year as the Docs' head assistant.
, who Trask describes as his "right hand man," emphasizes discipline in his coaching with the Docs and with Roseburg High School
That's just fine with Trask, who said Thompson
is involved in many of the decisions on the field concerning replacement, shifting the defense, hitting and baserunning.
said all of those things have started to come together headed into the state tournament, which helps the Docs chances this week.
"We're one of eight teams left in the state that are still playing, which is quite an honor in itself," Thompson