The Colombian Baseball Federation announced the members of the technical body of the Elite Colombia team that will play the Americas Pre-Olympic from May 31 to June 5 in Florida, United States.
The contest will give a single direct quota for the Tokyo Olympics for the champion, while the second and third will play a final qualifying tournament in China.
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Jair Fernandez, member of the organization of Los Angeles Dodgers, He will be the manager of the Colombia team and will have the former player as bench coach Jonathan Solano.
The national ninth is part of the group B and must face Canada, Cuba, Venezuela. The first two of this phase will qualify for the “Super Round” with the two from zone A that make up USA, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and Nicaragua.
Technical Corps of Colombia for the Baseball Pre-Olympic:
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Manager: Jair Fernández (Los Angeles Dodgers)
Bench Coach: Jhonatan Solano
Hitting Coach: Jorge Cortez (Diamond Backs de Arizona)
First Base Coach: Ronald Ramírez de la Rosa (Arizona Diamond Backs)
Third Base Coach: José Mosquera (Pittsburg Pirates)
Pitching Coach: Teófilo Gutiérrez (Milwaukee Brewers)
Bullpen Coach: Jaime del Valle (Arizona Diamond Back)
Trainer: Rodolfo Núñez