Phil Warren returns for his 12th season at the helm of the Grizzlies in 2018.
Warren is the longest tenured manager in Grizzlies history. He earned his 500th career win as Grizzlies Manager on May 23, 2017.
In 2010, Warren passed former manager Danny Cox to become the franchise’s all-time leader in managerial wins. Warren’s total of 356 is good for 6th all-time in Frontier League history.
The former Frontier League All-Star spent the 2006 season as the Director of Player Personnel and was named as the fourth manager in franchise history November 3, 2006.
Prior to the 2006 season, the St. Louis native spent three seasons on the playing field for the Grizzlies and parts of six seasons total in the Frontier League. Warren retired following the 2005 season, holding many of the Grizzlies career offensive records including most games, most hits, most home runs and most RBIs. Warren held 11 total Grizzlies career offensive records when he retired as a player.
Prior to his Frontier League career, the St. Louis native played baseball at Southeast Missouri State University. Warren played high school baseball and soccer at Vianney High School.
Warren continues to work closely with little leagues in the Metro East and the St. Louis area. He will direct Grizzlies Summer camps at GCS Ballpark and local league facilities.
Warren and former hitting coach Darin Kinsolving own P and D Baseball LLC. The company owns and operates the Grizzlies Baseball Academy.
Phil and his wife Sarah reside in Freeburg.