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Michael Eugene Couchee
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 190 lb.
- School San Jose City College, San Diego State University, University of Southern California
- High School Los Gatos High School
- Debut April 5, 1983
- Final Game May 17, 1983
- Born December 4, 1957 in San Jose, CA USA
 Biographical Information
After his playing career ended, Couchee spent several years as a coach in the Texas Rangers farm system, including 1986-1987 as pitching coach of the Tulsa Drillers. He then joined the California Angels organization for 15 years. He was pitching coach of the Quad City Angels in 1988 and spent 1993-2002 as the Angels' Minor League Pitching Coordinator. He served on the Angels' big league coaching staff in 1996. Returning to the Padres he was pitching coach for the Portland Beavers in 2003 and in 2004-2011 he was the Padres' minor league pitching coordinator. Couchee moved to the San Francisco Giants chain as pitching coach of the AZL Giants in 2012 and San Jose Giants in 2013-2014.