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Administrative

President - Chris Miller

Chris has been involved in the BBC for a couple years now with two boys participating in the organization. Chris has been hands on with his boys athletics for a long time now. Chris and his wife, Misty, bring a lot of energy and enthusiasm to the organization and will be instrumental in building the foundation of the 13U+ divisions. Chris and Misty have 2 boys who attend Olentangy Schools

Treasurer/Secretary - Candace Schroeder

Candace has been involved in the BBC since 2014 as the Treasurer. She enjoys serving the community and this organization in this capacity. She has also been involved in Olentangy Braves Little League volunteering her time and efforts in making both leagues successful together. In her free time, you can typically find her at the baseball field or in the gym supporting her children’s various activities. Candace and her husband, Brice, have 3 children who attend Olentangy Schools.


2019 Coaches:
8U Coach Pitch - Jason McFarland
9U - Mike Rabin
10U - Matt Kamalsky
11U - Lenny Bornino
12U - Brice Schroeder
13U - Chris Gordon
14U - Max Gunn
15U - Owen Rose
16U - Chris Martin

Coaching

Our Coaching staff has great experience both on the field up to the collegiate level, and coaching travel and youth sports around the Olentangy area. We're pleased to have such an experienced and dedicated group of coaches that are truly invested in teaching the game the right way and having fun while doing so.

Mike Rabin, Head Coach 9U -  Mike has been coaching youth baseball for a few years now. He was previously coaching 8U travel baseball and was also part of the Little League program coaching at the younger divisions. This will be Mike's second year as a Head Coach after a very successful 8U season, and he's excited to take his experience at The Ohio State University as a 4-year starting center fielder to continue developing our youth's baseball skills. Making his mark at OSU,Mike earned a number of accomplishments in various career accolades such as stolen bases (#5), hits (#7), and runs (#16). Mike and his wife, Brooke, have 3 children who attend Olentangy Schools.

Matt Kamalsky, Head Coach 10U – Matt has been coaching youth baseball for 7 years, Shanahan Middle School baseball for 2 years, and has given private baseball lessons for 5 years.  Prior to coaching baseball, Matt played college baseball for the Miami Hurricanes and The Ohio State Buckeyes as a pitcher, and was drafted by the Boston Red Sox.  This will be Matt’s fourth year coaching travel baseball and we're excited to have him in our organization. Matt and his wife, Tanya, have 2 children who are very involved in travel sports and attend Olentangy Schools.

Lenny Bornino, Head Coach 11U – Lenny has been coaching youth baseball for the past 6 years, at all levels from coach pitch to kid pitch for the Olentangy Braves Little league program. This will be Lenny’s third year coaching travel baseball. He is a recently retired Lieutenant Colonel in the Army (2016) where he taught three years in the Department of Physical Education/Kinesiology at the United States Military Academy in West Point, NY. He has a number of years working with our youth as an educator both at the university level and grade school level. Lenny and his wife, Emily, have 3 boys who keep them very busy in their own athletic endeavors and attend Olentangy Schools.

Brice Schroeder, Head Coach 12U – Brice has been coaching for a number of years starting immediately after finishing school and coaching up to the high school level in baseball. Brice has had many successful seasons with the Olentangy Braves Little League coaching at all levels; this will be Brice’s fifth season coaching travel baseball. In addition to coaching baseball, Brice also has experience on the court and is currently in his fourth year coaching AAU basketball. Prior to his coaching experience Brice played college baseball for Potomac State of West Virginia University as an infielder. Brice and his wife, Candace, have 3 children who keep them very active in their athletics and attend Olentangy Schools.

Max Gunn, Head Coach 14U – Max has been coaching for several years now. He previously coached baseball at Berkshire Middle School, Assistant Coach at Orange High School, and coached Olentangy Ambush travel baseball. This upcoming year he will be the JV coach at Olentangy Berlin High School. In his playing days, he played college baseball at Thiel College and high school baseball at Olentangy Liberty. He is currently an intervention specialist at Berkshire Middle School. 

Owen Rose, Head Coach 15U – Owen just finished his baseball playing career with the Bo Jackson Black Sox. Last year he was also an assistant coach for the 13U Bo Jackson Black Sox. He is a 2018 graduate from Olentangy Liberty HS and will be attending Columbus State next year with the dream of teac
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