The media learned on October 11 that Ni-gun Pitching Coach Tadakatsu Kotani submitted his resignation. He apparently wants to step down because he failed to help the team develop pitchers for the active roster.
Source: Nikkan Sports 10/12/2016
There is a good chance Masanori Taguchi will be named battery coach.
Source: Sponichi 10/13/2016
Ni-gun Manager Norihito Yamashita could be reassigned to Ichi-gun batting coach.
Source: Nikkan Sports 10/13/2016
Ni-gun Manager Norihito Yamashita is expected to take over as Ichi-gun batting coach. The next Ni-gun manager has not yet been decided.
Source: Nikkan Sports 10/23/2016
The Marines are planning to offer Kazunari Tsuruoka a job as Ni-gun battery coach.
Source: Nikkan Sports 12/7/2016
The media learned on January 3 that Ryo Watanabe will join Lotte’s staff as an assistant training coach.
Source: Nikkan Sports 1/4/2017