Texas Tech head baseball coach Tim Tadlock rounded out his coaching staff Wednesday after announcing the addition of Russell Raley as a volunteer assistant coach.

Raley will serve as the Red Raiders hitting coach and first base coach while also working with the team’s infielders and outfielders.

Raley and Tadlock are familiar with one another, as Raley assisted Tadlock at Oklahoma with the team’s hitting responsibilities for four seasons (2008-11).

"Russell is one of the best young coaches on the field that I have been around," Tadlock said. "He brings an understanding of how to help young hitters grown and make adjustments in the course of a game or an at-bat. His experience in college baseball as a player and coach will be a great asset in the careers of our hitters.”