10/19/2005 6:17 PM ET
Thad Levine named assistant general manager
Joins organization from the Colorado Rockies
Arlington, Texas -- Texas Rangers General Manager Jon Daniels announced today he has named Thad Levine as the
club's Assistant General Manager.
"Thad brings a great deal of experience and professionalism to the Texas Rangers," Daniels said. "He will be a
source of creativity and ideas now and in the future. I am excited about someone with his knowledge and skills
joining our baseball operations staff."
Levine comes to the Rangers after spending the last six seasons with the Colorado Rockies. He served as the
Rockies Senior Director, Baseball Operations in 2005 and prior to that was the club's Director of Baseball
Administration from 2002-04.
The 33-year old Levine assisted Rockies GM Dan O'Dowd in baseball operations, including contract negotiations,
player transactions, payroll management, financial and statistical analysis and rules administration. He joined the
Rockies in October of 1999 and spent his first two years as an assistant director before being named a director in
February of 2002.
Levine came to the Rockies from Los Angeles, where he worked one season for the Dodgers (business
development) and earned an MBA from UCLA in 1999. He has marketing experience with Coca-Cola, the
Rockport Company and Reebok, Ltd.
Born Nov. 12, 1971 in Alexandria, Va., Thad has a bachelor's degree from Haverford College (1994) where he
played baseball. Levine fulfilled some of his graduate work abroad in Cape Town, South Africa, and has
volunteered with the Special Olympics.
He and his wife, Claudette, were married this past July.