The Yakult Swallows have announced that the following coaches will not be offered new contracts for the 2017 season:
Source: Yakult announcement 10/1
The following officials will not be returning next year:
Source: Daily Sports 11/2/2016
The Swallows announced that they added Motoyuki Akahori to their staff as a Ni-gun pitching coach.
Source: Yakult announcement 11/11