Special Assignment Scout
Alan Regier begins his seventh season in the White Sox organization and his third as a special assignment scout. Regier spent the 2007-08 seasons as the Sox director of player development and 2006 as the minorleague field coordinator.
Prior to joining the White Sox in January 2006, Regier worked as a scout for the Boston Red Sox from 2003-05. The Red Sox qualified for the postseason in each of Regier's three seasons with the organization, highlighted by the World Series title in 2004.
Regier served as a special assignment scout for the Milwaukee Brewers from 2000-02. He also assisted the Brewers with the First-Year Player Draft, as well as Latin America tryout camps and winter league coverage. Regier also spent two seasons with the Chicago Cubs (1998-99) as the minor-league field coordinator and three with the Atlanta Braves (1996-98) as an area scout supervisor in the Pacific Northwest and Northern California. The Cubs reached the postseason in 1998 and the Braves in 1995 (World Series champions) and 1996.
Regier spent the 1992-95 seasons with the Texas Rangers as their Northern California area scout. He played professionally for one season (1980) with Class A Redwood in the California League and then served as an assistant coach at Cal-Berkeley from 1982-92, where he recruited future major-leaguers Geoff Blum, Jeff Kent and Darren Lewis.
Regier was born in Oakland, Calif. on June 11, 1958 and raised in Hayward, Calif. He attended Chabot Junior College, earning allconference honors as a first baseman while also playing football, and later the University of Arizona, where he was a member of the Wildcats 1980 NCAA championship team in baseball.
Regier earned his bachelor's degree in political science from Cal-State Hayward in 1982 and his master's degree in sports administration from St. Mary's (Calif.) College in 1985. Regier and his wife, Michelle, have two children: daughter Shelby and son Zachary.
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