DockHounds part ways with manager Bennett - 01
Lake Country DockHounds manager Jim Bennett walks back to the dugout
after exchanging lineups on May 13, 2022 at Franklin Field.

OCONOMOWOC — The Lake Country DockHounds announced on Monday that they have parted ways with manager Jim Bennett.

"Following the 2-6 start, manager Jim Bennett and the Lake Country DockHounds came to a mutual agreement to go separate ways Monday morning," the team announced in a post on Facebook.

The team also announced that bench coach Mike Couchee and hitting coach Bruce Hines are no longer with the team as well following Bennett's departure.

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Pitching coach Paul Wagner has been named the interim manager while the team searches for a new manager. Wagner is a former MLB pitcher, who spent seven seasons in the majors playing for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Milwaukee Brewers and Cleveland Indians, and was the team¹s pitching coach last season.

Bennett was the first manager of the DockHounds, leading them last year in their inaugural season. Under his tenure, Lake Country posted a 38-70 record.