Enters his 12th season in Angels organization in 2016 and third as bench coach for club (replacing bench coach Rob Picciolo)... His promotion came after eight seasons as third base coach (initially appointed to Mike Scioscia's staff Nov. 16, 2005, replacing bench coach Joe Maddon)... Ebel is also entering his sixth campaign as the Halos' outfield coach... Kole Calhoun became the first Angels outfielder to win a Gold Glove Award® under Ebel in 2015.... Pitched to Albert Pujols' during the 2015 Home Run Derby in Cincinnati... In 2014, served as manager for three games, going 3-0, while Mike Scioscia was away attending his daughter's college graduation and attending former teammate Bob Welch's funeral... Served as pitcher for Vladimir Guerrero when he won the Home Run Derby at the 2007 All-Star Game in San Francisco... Spent 2005 regular season managing Triple-A Salt Lake, leading Stingers to a 79-65 record (just one game out of first place)... Named to coaching staff of World Team for 2005 Futures Game... Joined Angels in 2005 after spending previous 17 seasons with Dodgers as minor league player, coach and manager… Owns career managerial record of 531-496 (.517) in eight-plus seasons... Served as manager of Double-A Jacksonville Suns for three seasons (2002-2004), compiling a 209-206 record... Led Jacksonville to 2002 Southern League East Division Championship (in second half) and berth in League Championship Series... In 2001, led Class A Wilmington to a 75-63 mark... Spent 2000 season with Class A San Bernardino, guiding club to 77-63 record and California League ti tle... Began managerial career in 1997, taking over San Bernardino for final 39 games of season (18-21) after beginning that season as a coach (club reached California League finals)... In first full-season as manager, led Rookie Great Falls to 40-35 record and 1998 Pioneer League North Division first-half championship... Took over at Class A Yakima in 1999 (33-43)... Began coaching career as player/coach with Class A Bakersfield (1991-94)... Also served as player-coach with San Bernardino in 1995 before becoming full-time coach with Double-A San Antonio Missions in 1996... Has extensive coaching experience in winter baseball, managing Estrellas Orientales in Dominican Winter League in both 2003 and 2013 and Cervesa Atlas Tiburones in 2001 Panamanian Winter League... Served as coach for Peoria in Arizona Fall League in 1995... Worked as infield instructor for Chinese National Team (2000) and Osaka Buff aloes (2002) and as field coordinator for Sinon Bulls in Taiwan (2002).
PLAYING CAREER & MISC
Signed with Dodgers as free agent in 1988 and played six professional seasons... Named Gulf Coast League Player of Year in rookie 1988 season at Sarasota, where he ranked second in league with .337 batting average and led league in total bases, slugging percentage and on-base percentage... Was member of Class A Vero Beach Florida State League Champions in 1990... Attended Florida Southern College, where he was member of 1988 NCAA Division II championship team, earning second team All-American honors... Awarded Mara Forcey Award in 2005, given to Angels' Minor League Employee of the Year... Assists Angels Community Relations with youth clinics, hospital and community appearances…Hosts the "Dino Ebel Annual Baseball Clinic" in Barstow, CA each off season... In 2015, hosted clinic in Upland, CA with Mike Sweeney... Inducted into San Bernardino Valley College Athletic Hall of Fame on October 12, 2012... In 2011 offseason, spoke to the Southern California Inland Valley Coaches Association... Participated in Mike Scioscia's annual Youth Baseball Clinic in Thousand Oaks, CA in 2007... Three children: Destiny, Brady (born during the 2007 season) and Trey (born during 2008 season)... Full name is Dino Alex Ebel (pronounced E-bull).