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Twentynine Palms Little League has been in 29 Palms for over 30 years! It is an all volunteer-run organization.
The volunteers make this program possible. The fun, safety, and well-being of the players are our priority.
Our goal is to provide a memorable experience for the players, coaches, and parents.

STAFF



President

Jason Dickson

Presides at league meetings, and assumes full responsibility for the operation of the local league.
The president receives all mail, supplies, and other communications from the Little League International.
The president must see to it that league personnel is properly briefed on all phases of rules, regulations,
and policies of Little League. The league president is the contact between the local organization
and Little League International.

Email: [email protected] 
Phone: 951-275-1595
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Vice President—Baseball 
Joaquin Montada

Presides in the absence of the president; works with other officers and committee members;
is ex-official member of all committees and carries out such duties and
assignments as may be delegated by the President.

Email: [email protected] 
Phone: 760-401-0901
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Vice President—Softball
Steven Bilderain

Presides in the absence of the president; works with other officers and committee members; 
is ex-official member of all committees and carries out such duties and 
assignments as may be delegated by the President.

Email: [email protected] 
Phone: 909-767-3046
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Treasurer
Earthsea Sang-Montada

Signs checks co-signed by another officer or director; dispenses league funds as approved by the
Board of Directors; reports on the status of league funds; keeps local league books and financial records;
prepares budgets and assumes the responsibility for all local league finances.

Email: [email protected] 
Phone: 305-206-9907
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Secretary
Lisa Houk Lopez

Maintains a register of members and directors; records the minutes of meetings;
is responsible for sending out notice of meetings, issues membership
cards and maintains a record of league’s activities.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 760-401-0323
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Equipment Manager
Vacant


Email:  
Phone: 
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Player Agent—Baseball and Softball
Scott Sedmak 

Conducts annual tryouts, and is in charge of player selection, assists president in checking birth records
and eligibility of players; serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the local league
and generally supervises and coordinates the transfer of players to or from the Minor Leagues
according to provisions of the regulations of Little League.

Email: [email protected] 
Phone: 760-449-8607

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Coaching Coordinator (Baseball)
Joaquin Montada 

Represents coaches/managers in league; presents a coach/ manager training budget to the board;
gains the support and funds necessary to implement a league-wide training program; orders and
distributes training materials to players, coaches and managers; coordinates mini-clinics as necessary;
serves as the contact person for Little League and its manager-coach education. Receives and distributes
coaching information from Little League International and distributes to all coaches and managers.

Email: [email protected] 
Phone: 760-401-0901

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Coaching Coordinator (Softball)
Rose Silvas 

Represents coaches/managers in league; presents a coach/ manager training budget to the board; 
gains the support and funds necessary to implement a league-wide training program; orders and 
distributes training materials to players, coaches and managers; coordinates mini-clinics as necessary; 
serves as the contact person for Little League and its manager-coach education. Receives and distributes 
coaching information from Little League International and distributes to all coaches and managers.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 760-221-3691
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Umpire in Chief
Brad Covert

Serves as coordinator of and advises the league President on the league umpire program; responsible
for recommending umpires to the league President for appointment to the league umpire roster;
recruiting and retaining volunteer umpires; establishing a league umpire training program consistent with
Little League® guidelines; coordinating and assisting with conducting umpire clinics at league and district level;
communicating rule changes to league umpires; scheduling league umpires for regular season games; evaluating
league umpires using established guidelines to maintain program integrity; further continual improvement,
and prepare league umpires for advancement to tournament levels; communicating with and providing updates to
the District Umpire Consultant on the league umpire program, and attending Umpire Training programs
at the District, State, Region, and/or Headquarters level.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 724-355-9422
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Safety Officer
David Cavallario

Coordinates all safety activities; ensures safety in player training; ensures safe playing conditions;
coordinates reporting and prevention of injuries; solicits suggestions for making conditions safer;
reports suggestions to Little League International through the league president and
prepares the ASAP plan for submission to Little League International.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 210-618-1528
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Sponsorship
Brad Covert 

Solicits and secures local sponsorships to support league operations; collects and reviews
sponsorship and fundraising opportunities; organizes and implements approved league
fundraising activities; coordinates participation in fundraising activities; and maintains records of
monies secured through sponsorship and fundraising initiatives.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 724-355-9422
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Snack Bar Coordinator
Karent Thomas

Maintains the operation of concession facilities; organizes  the purchase of concession products;
responsible for the management of the concession sales at league events; schedules
volunteers to work the concession booth during league events; collects and reviews concession
related offers including coupons, discounts, and bulk-purchasing opportunities; and organizes,
tallies and keeps records of concession sales and purchases.

Email: 
Phone: 562-350-5253
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Information Officer 
Joaquin Montada 

Sets up and manages league’s official website; sets up online registration and ensures the league
rosters are uploaded to Little League; assigns online administrative rights to other local volunteers;
encourages creation of team web sites to managers, coaches, and parents; ensures that league news
and scores are updated online on a regular basis; collects, posts, and distributes important information on
league activities including direct dissemination of fundraising and sponsor activities to Little League, the district,
the public, league members, and the media; serves as primary contact person for Little League and
Dick’s Team Sports HQ regarding optimizing use of the Internet for league administration and for distributing
information to league members and to Little League International. Provides player, coach, and manager
records to Little League International in electronic format.

Email: [email protected] 
Phone: 760-401-0901

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Registration Coordinator
Sonya Paradice 

Prepare a budget, with the assistance of the Treasurer, for the Local League’s registration programs. Manage the overall registration process. Receives assistance from League Information Officer regarding online registrations using an approved IT solution. Oversee the preparation and distribution of registration sign-up notifications/flyers. Secure the facilities for conducting registration walk-ins/sign-ups. Organize and manage the activities of registration workers. With the assistance of the Treasurer, collects registration fees including fundraising buy-outs, and facilitates reimbursement of payments for appropriate cases of non-participation. Assists Player Agent(s) with team building for both draft and non-draft divisions. Maintain Local League rosters within approved IT solution used for League Administration. Uploads Local League rosters, with assistance of League Information Officer, to Little League Headquarters datacenter.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 912-585-6566
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Uniform Officer
Steven Bilderain 

Prepare a budget, with the assistance of the Treasurer, for purchase of team uniforms and Board of Directors attire for the entire season (including All-Stars). Make purchases necessary to properly uniform Local League teams, including jerseys, caps, patches and pins. Make purchases necessary to properly uniform Local League Board of Directors, including shirts and caps. Ensure that all Little League uniforms are kept in approved storage sheds. Coordinate distribution of Local League issued uniforms for each team.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 909-767-3046
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