2017 Express Program August 14 - Page 14

C oaching S taff Dale Varsho Field Manager Dale has been the Field Manager for the Express since the inaugural 2005 season. The 2010 Northwoods League Manager of the Year has led the Express to the playoffs four times, winning Eau Claire’s first NWL Championship in 2010. The Express also reached the Championship Series in 2007 and 2016 and the Divi- sional Series in 2009. The 2016 season marked his 11th as the team’s Director of Operations. Vic Cable Pitching Coach Vic finishes his 12th season as the Express pitching coach in 2016. He brings over 15 years of coaching experience to the Express staff. Following a standout career at UW-Eau Claire, he set career records for wins, strikeouts, innings pitched and appearances during a 15-year career with the Eau Claire Cavaliers. Vic has served as an assistant coach at Eau Claire Memorial and Chippewa Falls High School, where he continues to teach. Chris Holke Assistant Coach Chris Holke is in his first season as an Assistant Coach with the Eau Claire Express. During the Spring, Holke coaches at Catawba College in Salisbury, NC. Other coaching stops have included a two year stint at Rockford University from 2015-16. At Catawba, he assists with the hitters and outfielders. Holke also brings extensive knowledge and coaching experience to the catching position. 14