Isom, who spent the
last six seasons managing in the Milwaukee Brewers’ organization, brings 13
years of managerial experience, including five in the Frontier League.
His managing career began with the Canton Crocodiles in 2000. The
Pullman, Wash., native also managed the Washington Wild Things (2002-03),
Joliet Jack Hammers of the Northern League (2004-05) and the Traverse City
Beach Bums (2006). He has a 337-291 record as a manager in the
Independent circuit, including a 252-184 mark in the Frontier League.
In 2007 he joined the
Milwaukee Brewers organization, managing the Helena Brewers and one year later
he was promoted to the South Atlantic League, where he led the West Virginia
Power to a division championship. Over the next three years with the Brewers, he
managed the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (2009-10) of the Midwest League, the
Brevard County Manatees (2011) of the Florida State League, and last year he
went back to the Pioneer League to manage at Helena for a second time.