Steve Watson was the Stone Crabs pitching coach for 2011 through 2012. He rejoined the Stone Crabs in 2014 following a brief stint at Hudson Valley.
He spent three seasons as a coach in the Florida Marlins system before joining the Rays organization in 2011.
As a player, Watson was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in 1980. He spent four years in the minors before leaving the playing field in 1984. He started his coaching career the next season. He spent five seasons in the Reds organization (1985-1990), twelve years in the Pirates organization (1991-2002), five years in the Orioles organization (2003-2007) and three in the Marlins organization (2008-2010) before joining the Rays organization in 2011.