"We are pleased to have Turner join our staff. He has mentored a number of successful hitters in both Arizona and Los Angeles," said Dick Williams, the Reds president of baseball operations. "He comes highly recommended for his ability to connect with players and to help them maximize their potential."
Prior to working for the Dodgers, Ward spent eight seasons in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization, joining the big-league coaching staff in 2013. He was the Southern League Manager of the Year in 2011 with Double-A Mobile.