Meet the Manager, Coach Barry Aden

Barry Aden, a member of the National Baseball Congress Hall of Fame, the Grand Forks Tournament Hall of Fame, the National Semi Pro Baseball Hall of Fame and the Centralia College Sports Hall of Fame, is the General Manager and Head Coach of the Seattle Cheney Studs. In over 30 years of coaching, Aden has compiled a record of 1097 wins, 427 losses and 6 ties. He has led the Studs to the NBC World Series 20 times, and to a top 10 finish 12 times, finishing first runner up in 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2014. He also led the Studs to their first ever NBC World Series National Championship in 2013, their second National Championship in 2015 and their 3rd National title in 2019. Aden was awarded manager of the year for the team’s first place finish in 2013 and again in 2019.

Aden’s Career WinsLossesTiesWinning Pct
1990-1993Seattle Studs94460.685
1994-1998Tacoma Timbers180610.746
1999-2001Seattle Cruisers54681.439
2001-2019Seattle Tacoma Cheney Studs7692525.749
 30 Seasons10974276.716
Aden’s Managerial Record
Aden’s Top Five Finishes
NBC World Series



Seattle Studs19925th4 / 2
Tacoma Timbers19962nd6 / 2
Seattle Studs20054th4 / 2
Seattle Studs20082nd6 / 2
Seattle Studs20102nd6 / 2
Seattle Cheney Studs20122nd6 / 2
Seattle Cheney Studs20131st6 / 0
Seattle Cheney Studs20142nd5 / 2
Seattle Cheney Studs20151st6 / 0
Seattle Cheney Studs20165th3 / 1
Seattle Cheney Studs20185th2 / 2
Seattle Cheney Studs20191st5 / 2
Aden’s Managerial Record

Aden’s Championship Record

Pacific International League Championships 20 1992,96,97,98,
Kamloops International Tournament Champions 13 1995,97,
Kelowna Canada Day Tournament Champions 42010,11,12,13 
Grand Forks Invitational Tournament Champions 52001,10,15,16,17
All American Invitational Tournament Champions 12004
Horizon Air Summer Series League Champions 42008,09,10,12
National Baseball Congress World Series Champions32013,15,19