Ken Bolek

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

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 has been the Director of Baseball at IMG Academy since 1995.

Year-by-year managerial record[edit]

Year Team League Record Organization Playoffs
1986 Asheville Tourists South Atlantic League 90–50 Houston Astros Northern Division Champions
1987 Osceola Astros Florida State League 80–59 Houston Astros Northern Division Champions
1988 Waterloo Indians Midwest League 78–62 Cleveland Indians
1989 Kinston Indians Carolina League 76–60 Cleveland Indians
1990 Canton–Akron Indians Eastern League 76–64 Cleveland Indians Lost in Playoffs
1991 Canton–Akron Indians Eastern League 75–65 Cleveland Indians Lost in Playoffs
1994 Daytona Cubs Florida State League 61–73 Chicago Cubs


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Preceded by
Bill Hayes
Daytona Cubs manager
Succeeded by
Dave Trembley