Ken Bolek

Ken Bolek (born December 20, 1953) is a former minor league baseball coach, major league coach and minor league manager. He was the director of baseball at IMG Academy, a high level training school for elite baseball players from all levels of amateur and professional competition.

Bolek attended the University of Arizona and Mississippi State University. He got his start in coaching with Cuyahoga Community College in 1979 and 1980. During his tenure there, they were Ohio Junior College champions. At Mississippi State University in 1981, Bolek was a graduate assistant for the team as they made it to the College World Series. He then managed at the professional level (see chart below) and spent two years as a coach for the Cleveland Indians (1992–93). Bolek became the Director of Baseball at IMG Academy in 1995.

Year-by-year managerial record

1986Asheville TouristsSouth Atlantic League90–50Houston AstrosNorthern Division Champions
1987Osceola AstrosFlorida State League80–59Houston AstrosNorthern Division Champions
1988Waterloo IndiansMidwest League78–62Cleveland Indians
1989Kinston IndiansCarolina League76–60Cleveland Indians
1990Canton–Akron IndiansEastern League76–64Cleveland IndiansLost in Playoffs
1991Canton–Akron IndiansEastern League75–65Cleveland IndiansLost in Playoffs
1994Daytona CubsFlorida State League61–73Chicago Cubs


    Preceded by
    Bill Hayes
    Daytona Cubs manager
    Succeeded by
    Dave Trembley

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