Daniel Steven Carlson
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 1", Weight 185 lb.
- School Mt. Hood Community College
- High School Reynolds High School (Troutdale)
- Debut September 15, 1996
- Final Game June 23, 1999
- Born January 26, 1970 in Portland, OR USA
Pitcher Dan Carlson was selected by the San Francisco Giants in the 33rd round of the 1989 amateur draft and played eight seasons in their organization. He was selected by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 1997 expansion draft and, after one year there, he was signed by the Arizona Diamondbacks and played three seasons in their system. Dan pitched 23 games in the bigs between 1996 and 1999 for the previously assembled parties. He was 1-0 with a 6.70 ERA in 47 innings.
Since his playing days ended, Carlson has been a minor league coach in the Diamondbacks organization. In 2022, he was promoted to the major league coaching staff in a dual role as Assistant Pitching Coach and Minor League Pitching Coordinator.
- 2002 Pitching coach Missoula Osprey
- 2003 Pitching coach South Bend Silver Hawks
- 2004 Pitching coach Lancaster JetHawks
- 2005-2006 Pitching coach Tennessee Smokies
- 2007 Pitching coach Mobile BayBears
- 2008 Pitching coach Yakima Bears
- 2009-2013 Pitching coach Mobile BayBears