Nick Stanley is in his first season with the Mudcats and his first season as a manager in the Brewers organization. Overall, Stanley is in his seventh season in the Milwaukee system having previously worked as bench coach of Double-A Biloxi in 2023, hitting coach with High-A Wisconsin from 2021 through 2022, hitting coach with Rookie level Rocky Mountain in 2019 and hitting coach for the Dominican Summer League's DSL Indians/Brewers co-op team in 2018. He was additionally scheduled to manage the AZL Brewers Gold during the COVID-19 pandemic canceled season in 2020. Stanley has also accumulated numerous years of coaching experience in New Zealand at various levels.
Before joining the Brewers, Stanley played two seasons in the Houston Astros system from 2009 through 2010 with the Rookie level Tri-City ValleyCats of the New York-Penn League. The Astros originally selected him in the 25th round of the 2009 MLB June Amateur Draft from Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Fla. Carolina’s new skipper played collegiately at Florida Southern in 2009, NC State in 2008 and South Florida State College from 2006 through 2007. Stanley is originally from St. Petersburg, Fla. and attended Seminole High School in Seminole, Fla.