Is in his 43rd year in professional baseball, 20th as a Major League coach and 13th as the Padres third base coach. Served in the same capacity with the Los Angeles Dodgers during the 1999-2005 seasons. Began the 1999 season as the Dodgers bullpen coach before he was reassigned to third base coach on May 26. Guided the Dodgers to a 47-41 record and third place finish in 1998 after taking over as manager on June 21. Compiled a 246-302 (.449) mark in five seasons as a manager in the Dodgers minor league system (1991-93, '97-98)...served as the Dodgers minor league field coordinator from 1994-96.
Infielder played parts of nine seasons in the Major Leagues as an infielder with the Boston Red Sox (1980-87), Dodgers (1987) and California Angels (1989)...batted .242 with 106 doubles, 23 home runs, 210 RBI and 247 runs in 766 games. Member of Boston's American League Championship team in 1986, opening the season as the starting shortstop before spraining his right ankle in the second game of the season on April 9 at Detroit. Named to the Topps and Baseball America All-Rookie teams in 1980. Was Boston's second-round selection in the June 1976 First-Year Player Draft.
Full name is Glenn Edward Hoffman...he and his wife, Cheryl, have five children: Sarah, Stacy, Sabrina and twins, Drake and Dylan. Earned All-League and All-County honors at Savanna High School in Anaheim, Calif. where he set school records for hits and doubles…won three letters in basketball as a guard and was an All-League selection as a senior when he set a school career scoring record. His younger brother is former Padres closer Trevor Hoffman. His mother was the recipient of the George and Barbara Bush Little League Parents of the Year Award on August 26, 2002 at Williamsport, PA...Mikki Hoffman accepted the award on behalf of herself and her late husband, Eddie, at the annual CAN Little League Baseball Awards breakfast…the Hoffmans were deeply involved at various levels of volunteerism at Northwest Anaheim Little League while their sons were involved. His father, Ed, was a United States Marine as well as a former usher at Anaheim Stadium who sang professionally and often performed the National Anthem before Angels games…Glenn had it written into his first professional contract with the Red Sox that his father would have the opportunity to perform the National Anthem before a game at Fenway Park, which he did before Glenn's first career Opening Day in 1981…that performance was later presented on the video screen to conclude the retirement ceremony of Trevor Hoffman at Petco Park in 2012.