- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 1", Weight 185 lb.
- High School Eisenhower High School (Rialto)
- Debut September 4, 1983
- Final Game May 22, 1997
- Born June 2, 1962 in San Bernardino, CA USA
Coles managed the Vermont Lake Monsters in 2007 and the Hagerstown Suns in 2008. He was the hitting coach of the Syracuse Chiefs in 2009. In 2010 and 2011 he was the Milwaukee Brewers' minor league hitting coordinator; he then spent a couple of seasons managing the Huntsville Stars, the Brewers' AA affiliate. In 2014, he was appointed to his first major league coaching job, as assistant hitting coach of the Detroit Tigers. He replaced another former Pirates outfielder, Lloyd McClendon, but stayed in the job for only one season. in 2015, he was appointed hitting coach of the Milwaukee Brewers.
- 20-Home Run Seasons: 1 (1986)
- Won a World Series with the Toronto Blue Jays in 1993 (he did not play in the World Series)
Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record
|2007||Vermont Lake Monsters||New York-Penn League||38-37||6th||Washington Nationals|
|2008||Hagerstown Suns||South Atlantic League||61-78||13th||Washington Nationals|
|2012||Huntsville Stars||Southern League||65-74||8th||Milwaukee Brewers|
|2013||Huntsville Stars||Southern League||59-79||8th (t)||Milwaukee Brewers|