Wes Johnson (baseball)

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Wes Johnson
Minnesota Twins
Pitching coach
Born: Sherwood, Arkansas
Bats: Right Throws: Right
As coach

Wes Johnson is an American baseball coach for the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball.

Johnson is from Sherwood, Arkansas.[1] He graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello in 1994.[2] He began his coaching career at Abundant Life School in Sherwood.[3] He has served as a pitching coach for the Central Arkansas Bears and Dallas Baptist Patriots, before joining the Mississippi State Bulldogs in 2016. He spent one season with Mississippi State before he was hired to coach the Arkansas Razorbacks.[4] After the 2018 season, the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball hired him as their pitching coach.[2][5]


  1. ^ Deckelbaum, Kyle. "Sherwood native Wes Johnson named new Razorback pitching coach". KATV. Retrieved November 16, 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Twins to name University of Arkansas' Johnson as pitching coach". StarTribune.com. Retrieved November 16, 2018.
  3. ^ Sullivan, Stephen. "Sully Says: Wes Johnson is living the dream". KATV. Retrieved November 16, 2018.
  4. ^ "MSU pitching coach Wes Johnson headed to Arkansas". Clarionledger.com. June 15, 2016. Retrieved November 16, 2018.
  5. ^ https://www.mlb.com/twins/news/twins-name-2019-coaching-staff/c-300784964