Dan Rohn

Conner Allen

Dan Rohn

Dan Rohn, class of 1974, was inducted into the Alpena High School Alumni Hall of Fame in 2008. His baseball career has been excelling and still is to this day ever since graduating from Alpena High School.

Rohn excelled in three different sports at Alpena High School. Rohn played well in Football and basketball but genuinely prefered baseball. He won MVP two years on the baseball team. A lot of teams were recruiting him but he decided to go to CMU where he earned All- American honors twice.

In 1977 Rohn was drafted into the Chicago Cubs organization and went through the ranks. He earned MVP honors in the AA and AAA clubs. He played in the MLB for three years, then he signed on as a coach for the Portland Beavers in 1990.

He then carried his coaching career to the Minnesota Twins A club, the Fort Myers Miracle, then carried it to the Fort Wayne Wizards.

Rohn then went on to coach for the Seattle Mariners AA and AAA clubs in 1977, which were located in Memphis, Orlando, and in New Haven. Later in his coaching career he earned the honors of “Manager of the Year” when his New Haven team took the championship. He won a second “Manager of the Year” award in 2001 when his co-championship Tacoma Rainiers team.

He stayed caching with the Tacoma team until 2005, Rohn won “Manager of the Year” in 2004 and 2005. He was appointed Seattle Mariners administrative coach in 2006.

During the grueling winter off seasons of 2004-2006 he escaped and coached off-shore baseball in Venezuela and Puerto Rico. He then went back to AAA ball and signed with the San Francisco Giants AAA club the Fresno Grizzlies. He then resides in Traverse City coach of the Traverse City Beach Bums.