Tokyo’s Japanese language website announced next year’s coaching staff yesterday.
The top team is the same cast of characters as last year.
|Daisuke Araki||Chief Coach / Pitching Coach|
|Tomohito Ito||Pitching Coach|
|Takao Ise||General Coach|
|Shinichi Sato||Batting Coach / Strategy Coach|
|Noriyuki Shiroishi||Infield Coach / Base-running Coach|
|Tetsuya Iida||Outfield Coach / Base-running Coach|
|Chikashi Nakanishi||Battery Coach|
The farm team has seen a few changes though.
|Akimitsu Ito||Pitching Coach|
|Hiroto Kato||Pitching Coach|
|Takahiro Ikeyama||Batting Coach|
|Kenji Awaguchi||Batting Coach|
|Katsuyuki Dobashi||Infield Coach / Base-running Coach|
|Hirobumi Watarai||Outfield Coach / Base-running Coach|
|Kenji Furukubo||Battery Coach|
|Masanori Matsui||Ikusei Coach|
|Hirotoshi Ishii||Ikusei Coach (Strength-Training)|