Chris Rooney, Player-Manager for the Prior Lake Jays, has resigned as Manager for the Class B team. Rooney, who has managed the team on 3 different periods in team history and replaced Joel Schmitz, will continue as a player on the team.
He has been a member of the team since its inception in 1987 and was a member of the 2004 State Class B Champion Jordan Brewers and saw action as a backup catcher after the Jays were eliminated from playoffs.
A search for the next Jays Manager has commenced and will be overseen by the PLABA board. Interested candidates may check www.priorlakebaseball.com for updates on the process of securing a manager for the 2005 Season.
A successor is hoped to be named by January 2005.