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Nobuhiro Takashiro joins Orix staff as head coach

by on Nov.02, 2010 @ 6:41 pm, under NPB

The Orix Buffaloes announced today that Nobuhiro Takashiro joined the staff as Ichi-gun head coach.

Takashiro got his start as a fielding / base-running coach for Hiroshima in 1990.  Between 1999 and 2001, he  was the Chunichi's Ichi-gun fielding / base-running coach, then became fielding / base-running coach for the Nippon Ham Fighters in 2002.  After a year with the Fighters, he was hired as an Ichi-gun head / fielding / base-running coach for the Chiba Lotte Marines for one season.  Takashiro then returned to Chunichi as a general chief coach between 2004 and 2008.  In 2009 he was an INF / base-running coach for Japan at the WBC.