Ed Knaggs was a high school coach and a summer collegiate manager. Knaggs was an assistant coach at Gonzaga University for seven years before moving to Wenatchee High School, where he was the head coach for 21 years. In summer league baseball, Knaggs managed the Wenatchee AppleSox from 2001 to 2014 and led them to five West Coast League championships and one Pacific International League crown. He had a winning WCL record every year. In all he won 377 games as AppleSox manager. Coach Knaggs played his college baseball at College of the Canyons and UC Irvine.