Coach Doug grew up in Managua, Nicaragua and then spent 14 years playing baseball professionally as a pitcher within the Houston Astros organization. He worked his way up through the Astros minor league ranks to play for the AAA Oklahoma City RedHawks, while being selected to the 2010 Minor League All-Star game along the way. Coach Doug also played in various baseball leagues throughout North and South America. His pitching and overall baseball knowledge will truly be an asset to the team.
Coach Doug will also be working with Rip City to provide pitching camps for all ages, as well as private lessons. He also is a volunteer coach at Freedom High School at Varsity level