Tito Fuentes Jr. (14U coach), son of the legendary San Francisco Giants 2nd Baseman, was born in the Dominican Republic, where he was taught about the great game of baseball by such greats as his father, Tito Fuentes Sr., and Juan Marichal. During his father’s 14 years in the Big Leagues and for the past 25 years, Tito Jr. traveled back and forth to the Dominican Republic annually to be immersed into the 24/7 baseball culture of the Caribbean.
After High School, Tito was invited by Juan Marichal to the Dominican Minor Leagues and joined the Oakland A’s and Los Angeles Dodgers camps in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. While there, Tito experienced playing ball with Roberto Duran, Jose Mesa, Felix Rodrigues, Apolinar Garcia, Rene Suarez, Moises Alou and many more future Big Leaguers. Although Tito's career was cut short by injuries, it was there where Tito developed a passion and love for teaching baseball; a passion he wished to share with others who wanted to become better players.
William Salas (10U coach) Born in Venezuela William came to the US in 2012 on a baseball scholarship to play in Marshalltown CC & Graceland University.
After graduated college William has been playing professional baseball and is currently playing for the Napa Silverados in the Pacific Association.
William is excited about working with the Marin Baseball players to teach everything he has learned in baseball.
Taber Watson (12U) is a graduate of Redwood High School and played on the 2010 team that won the MCAL championship. Taber was an All-League catcher that year and went on to become a pitcher at Chapman University where he made the All-Region team as a closer his Junior year. Starting in 2015 Taber was the Freshman Baseball coach at Redwood High School and starting this year, 2019, Taber is the head Varsity coach at Drake High School.
Mike Firenzi (Head of baseball operations and roving instructor) is a native of San Francisco & Corte Madera, . He’s been around baseball his entire life and has been coaching high school baseball for over 20 years. A graduate of Redwood, Mike began his coaching career as the Frosh/Soph coach at Redwood in 1987. He went on to head the baseball program at Marin Catholic, where he led the Wildcats to numerous MCAL and NCS Titles and Coach of the Year honors. In his first year as the Varsity Head Coach in 2015, the Giants won the MCAL Championship and the DII NCS Championship ranking #1 Northern California, #4 in California and #21 in the Nation. As one of the elite coaches and instructors in the Bay Area Mike has had countless players come through his program to go on and play in college and professionally. In 2018, Firenzi was inducted into the Marin County Athletic Hall of Fame.
Franklin Smith (12U Coach and Catching Instructor)
Patrick Hodges (13U Coach). Played 3 years varsity baseball at Petaluma High School. Patrick went on to play junior college baseball at College of Marin in Kentfield and then at Northwestern Oklahoma State University. Patrick has coached baseball in Sonoma and Marin county the last 10 years.
Tom Connors - Assists with all of the teams. Tom Played his College Ball at Brown University where he was a 4 year varsity pitcher and Co Captain of the team his senior season. Tom still holds the Rhode Island high school state record for strikeouts in a 7 inning game with 20. Tom has been coaching youth baseball for the past 30 years and was also the co founder of Linedrive Baseball in San Rafael. After leaving Linedrive he started Marin Baseball and is passionate about developing young baseball players in Marin County
Coach Mike Dibley brings more than 30 years of experience coaching at all levels including seven seasons of high school baseball. He has taught fundamentals of the game to young Little League players and won MCAL Championships leading high schoolers. His coaching philosophy is: