...Ni-gun manager Masanori Matsui has been dismissed.
...The following coaching changes were announced:
Takehiro Hashimoto > Ichi-gun pitching coach (offer)
Yusuke Kawada > Ni-gun fielding / base running coach reassigned to Ichi-gun
Yasutomo Suzuki > Ni-gun fielding / base running coach
Kazuyoshi Ono > Ichi-gun pitching coach reassigned to Ni-gun
=== UPDATE 10/26/2009 9:20pm JST
The Eagles announced that the following 8 coaches will not return in 2010:
Hideki Hashigami - Head coach
Takahiro Ikeyama - Ichi-gun batting coach
Koichi Sekikawa - Ichi-gun assistant batting coach
Kento Sugiyama - Ichi-gun pitching coach
Shunji Nishi - Ichi-gun infield / base running coach
Manabu Satake - Ichi-gun outfield / base running coach
Masanori Matsui - Ni-gun manager
Yuji Serizawa - Ni-gun battery coach
=== UPDATE 10/27/2009 8:50am JST
Katsunori Nomura has decided that he will not return to the Eagles next year.
Said Katsunori, "It's not so much about making a break from my parents, but more about wanting to stand on my own two feet."
The fact that a bunch of other coaches were let go likely also factored into his decision.