Grant Hamilton has been named as the first head coach of the Wheat City Whiskey Jacks. Hamilton has previous assistant coaching experience with the Montana State University Billings Yellowjackets. Last season he was an assistant coach with the Spearfish Sasquatch. Prior to coaching, Hamilton played for Butler Community College in El Dorado as well as stints in a summer collegiate league and the Northwoods League (NWL).
The organization also announced that Dustin Kerns will be joining the team as an assistant coach. Kerns is in his third season season as the hitting coach with the Wenatchee Valley Community College Knights in Wenatchee, Washington. Like Hamilton, Kerns spent several seasons playing baseball at the collegiate level.
The Wheat City Whiskey Jacks begin their inaugural season in the Expedition League on May 24, 2019.