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COACHING CAREER

Alan joined the Orioles as bullpen coach on August 25, 2007 and begins his third full season on a major league staff...He was in his 15th season in the Chicago Cubs organization and his first as minor league pitching coordinator when he was named bullpen coach by Manager Dave Trembley, with whom he had worked in the Cubs organization from 1994-2002...Dunn served as pitching coach at every level from Class A to AAA over the previous 14 years in the Cubs farm system...He joined the Cubs in 1993 as a scout and coach at Geneva, then moved on to other Class A teams at Peoria (1994), Rockford (1995-96) and Daytona (1997)... He served as pitching coach at AA West Tennessee from 1998 through 2005 - with Trembley serving as manager there in '98 and '99...At West Tenn, his pitching staffs finished first or second in the Southern League in ERA three times and he coached three different league ERA champs...In 2006, he coached at AAA Iowa.

PLAYING CAREER

Pitched professionally for two years in the Detroit Tigers farm system...Was the Tigers' 4th round pick (95th player overall) in the 1983 draft out of the University of Alabama, where he played for the Tides' NCAA College World Series runner-up team...Spent a season and a half at Class A Lakeland before moving to AA Birmingham...Was 5-12 with a 5.41 ERA in 31 games over the two seasons...Was released from the Tigers' minor league camp in 1985 after injuring his arm...Signed with the New York Mets and went to extended spring training but was released again after re-injuring his arm.

PERSONAL/MISCELLANEOUS

Married, wife's name is Jay...They have two children, a son, Davis, and a daughter, Bailey...Worked in private business for five years before returning to baseball in 1990 as an assistant coach at Vanderbilt University, a position he held until joining the Cubs in 1993.

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