The Forest City Owls are pleased to announce Connor Dailey as their new head coach replacing Matt Reed. ” Connor has both pitched and coached for the Owls so he knows the organization well” said owner Phil Dangel. He has been a member of the Owls family since 2017 having spent 2017-2018 as the closer out of the bullpen and 2019 as an Owls coach. Connor will bring pitching coach experience as well as a fiery sense of direction to the Owls. “Connor graduated R-S Central in 2014 so he knows Forest City well” said owner Phil Dangel. Dailey pitched at and graduated from Lenoir Rhyne with a BA in Pshycology. Recently he helped lead the Mooresville Spinners to a championship.

The Owls are also pleased to announce Alex Conaway as Associate coach of the Owls and the Head Coach of the new Rutherford County Outlaws. The Outlaws will play 12 games 6 at home 6 on the road all versus the new Spartanburg team. Alex is also an Ex-Owl player and was a coach for the Owls 2019 season. Alex is a graduate of Lander University and has received his Masters degree from Lander in Emergency Management. Alex was born in Aiken SC and played for Lander 2015-2018.