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G-Braves coaching staff bios

Dave Brundage

Position: Manager

Age: 47

Home: Portland, Ore.

Background: Former minor league player ... Led Richmond Braves to the International League Governors' Cup championship in 2007 in his first season with the Atlanta organization ... He formerly managed in the Seattle organization and won two Texas League titles in Class AA.

Marty Reed

Position: Pitching coach

Age: 50

Home: Boston

Background: Second year as Gwinnett Braves hitting coach after spending previous two with Class AA Mississippi Braves ... Last season his staff's ERA of 3.33 was the lowest in the International League ... Spent 10 seasons with the L.A. Dodgers, including working at the team's minor league pitching coordinator from 2006-08 ... Spent three seasons as the head coach at Pfeiffer University and was on the staff at the University of Tampa when the program won consecutive Division III national championships.

Jamie Dismuke

Position: Hitting coach

Age: 42

Home: Syracuse, N.Y.

Background: Former minor league first baseman ... Spent the end of the 2008 season as the interim manager of Class AA Chattanooga, then an affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, before joining the G-Braves for their inaugural season in 2009.