Enters his 4th season as Red Sox Bullpen Coach...Named to that position on 2/5/13.
In addition to his duties as Bullpen Coach, serves as the club's catching coordinator and continues to assist in advance scouting for the club.
Was named interim bench coach for the Red Sox assisting Torey Lovullo on 8/19/15 while John Farrell was on medical leave. 2013 marked 1st season on the ML coaching staff...Has spent entire 25-year professional baseball career in the Red Sox organization, including his playing career.
Spent 7 seasons from 2006-12 as a major league advance scout for the Red Sox.
Served as a pro scout for the Sox in 2005...Held the position of bullpen catcher for 8 years from 1997-2004.
Selected by BOS in the 14th round of the 1991 June Draft...The former catcher played 6 seasons in the Red Sox minor league system...Reached the Triple-A level with Pawtucket in 1995.
Full name: Dana Alan LeVangie.
Married to Traci...The couple has a son, Liam (15), and daughter, Avery (12).
Graduated from Whitman-Hanson (MA) High School in 1987 where he also played football and wrestled.
Attended both Cape Cod Community College (1987-89) and American International College in Springfield, MA (1989-91)...Hit .473 (13 HR, 87 RBI) in 42 games his senior year...Named the 1991 Division II Northeast Player of the Year and earned Northeast-10 Player of the Year honors that year...Played in the 1991 New England College All-Star Game at Fenway Park.
Is a member of the American International College Athletic Hall of Fame...In 2011 was elected to the Northeast-10 Baseball Hall of Fame.