Mike Meyer

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Field Manager

Meyer enters his first season as the Sioux Falls Canaries Field Manager. However, he is no stranger to Sioux Falls, serving as the clubs pitching coach from 2007-2014, helping the Birds hoist the American Association League Championship trophy in 2008, and become the North Division Champions in 2010. Most recently, Meyer served as hitting coach in 2015 and 2016 for the South Division powerhouse Laredo Lemurs. He assisted them to a combined record of 115-85, as well as guiding them to the American Association Championship in 2015.

Prior to his professional coaching career, Meyer played collegiately at the University of Arizona where he was selected in the 23rd round of the 2000 draft by the St. Louis Cardinals. Meyer reached as high as A+ before joining the Independent ranks, playing with the St. Paul Saints from 2004-2006 and hurling a total of 374.2 innings in their uniform. He is currently 3rdon their All-Time win’s list, with 26 to his name.