Dodgers Roster & Staff

Rob Flippo

Rob Flippo begins his first season as Miami's bullpen coordinator. Flippo had previously served under Mattingly while with the Los Angeles Dodgers...For the last 16 seasons, Flippo has been the bullpen catcher and batting practice pitcher for the Dodgers...His first professional coaching assignment was as bullpen coach for Single-A Wilmington in Dodgers' organization in 2001...Prior to his run in Los Angeles, he held several coaching positions at the collegiate level...From 1999-2001, he was a hitting instructor and outfield and catchers coach, while also serving as strength and conditioning coordinator, at University of North Carolina-Wilmington under head coach Mark Scalf...In addition to his two years at UNCW, he was also an assistant coach at Fresno State University (1996) and South Alabama (1998).

Played one season with Dodgers' Singe-A Affiliate in Bakersfield in 1989, appearing in 19 games.

Robert B. Flippo...married to wife Kelly...couple has two children; daughter Brittony and son Ryan...graduated from Fresno State University with a bachelor's degree in psychology in 1994, before earning a master's degree in physical education from the University of South Alabama (Mobile) in 1998 with an emphasis in exercise physiology...attended San Joaquin Delta College (1986)...continued education and collegiate playing career at University of Pacific, where he was a two-year letterman, served as team captain, and was named Conference Scholar Athlete in 1987.