Orioles Roster & Staff

Tim Cossins #34

Full Name: Timothy Carter Cossins
Born: March 31, 1970  2019 Opening Day Age: 48
Birthplace/Residence: Born in Sonoma, CA and resides in Windsor, CA
MAJOR LEAGUE Service: Enters his first season as a Major League coach and first season as the Orioles Major League Field Coordinator/Catching Instructor.
 
MANAGERIAL/COACHING CAREER

Enters his first season as the Orioles Major League Field Coordinator/Catching Instructor after being named to the position for the 2019 season...Marks his 18th season as a manager, coach, or Major League bullpen catcher...Spent the past six seasons (2013-18) with the Chicago Cubs as the Minor League Field/Catching Coordinator...Spent 10 years in the Marlins organization, including three seasons as manager of the GCL club (2003-04, 2007), two years as manager of their Florida State League team (2005-06), and six years as the Minor League Catching Coordinator...Began his coaching career with the Sonoma County Crushers of the Independent Western League in 2000 before joining the Kansas City Royals as a bullpen catcher.
 
PLAYING CAREER 

Was selected in the 16th round of the 1993 First-Year Player Draft by the Texas Rangers...Primarily played catcher and batted .215 in 255 career minor league games (1993-99) between the Rangers, New York Yankees, and Montreal Expos organizations...Appeared in six games for the Sonoma County Crushers of the Independent Western League in 2000.
 
PERSONAL

Cossins and his wife, Lori, reside in Windsor, CA...The couple has a son: Aiden...Attended the University of Oklahoma and played in the 1992 College World Series.
 
COACHING TIMELINE

2000   Coach, Sonoma County Crushers, Western League, (Independent)
2000-01 Bullpen Catcher, Kansas City Royals
2003-04 Manager, GCL Marlins, Gulf Coast League, R (Marlins)
2005-06 Manager, Jupiter Hammerheads, Florida State League, A (Marlins)
2007   Manager, GCL Marlins, Gulf Coast League, R (Marlins)
2008-12 Minor League Catching Coordinator, Florida/Miami Marlins
2013-18 Minor League Field/Catching Coordinator, Chicago Cubs
2019   Major League Field Coordinator/Catching Instructor, Baltimore Orioles