The Hamburg Stealers announced on Monday that Tim Crow is becoming their new head coach. The 54-year-old US-American is taking over for 37-year-old Jens Hawlitzky, who is becoming their new technical director. Crow, who played for PSV Eindhoven during his active career, coached the Feldkirch Cardinals in Austria in 2015 and 2016. Last year he coached a High School team in Arizona and helped out with the Stealers. Hamburg further revealed that pitchers Dustin Ward and Gianny Fracchiolla will return for the 2018 season in the German Baseball-Bundesliga, their second with the Stealers.