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Ryan Burke is a 5-year veteran player of the California Warriors organization who debuted as a coach for the California Warriors White Team during the 2015 summer season. In 2011, Ryan was named the Marin County Athletic League Player of the Year, and he was a 2013 All-Conference player for the College of Marin Mariners.
The First Baseman transferred to the D-II San Francisco State University Gators in the fall of 2014, where he is currently a graduating senior. As the head coach of the California Warriors Gold Team and the Director of Baseball Operations, Ryan is in charge of ensuring fluid communication between coaches, players, and parents, overseeing the Blue & White Team coaches, and organizing the logistics of the three Marin County-based California Warriors teams.
Anthony Firenzi has been a California Warrior for many years, playing during his summers in High School and returning during his college years as a Summer Ball and Winter Ball Coach. After two years playing at College of Marin, Anthony transferred to D-I Niagara University, where he hit cleanup and started in Center Field. Anthony was awarded the MAAC player of the week from April 7-14th going 10-19 with 3 home runs and 9 RBI’s in 5 games. He won first team all league and team MVP for the California Warriors for the summer of 2013. He was All League for the Cal Ripken Collegiate league in 2014. Anthony had a 20 game hitting streak in college and was top 5 home run hitter in the league his senior year of college. Anthony brings to the California warriors coaching staff a sophisticated knowledge of the the game, and knows what it takes to succeed on the college level. He brings out the best in student athletes by encouraging and inspiring them with his easy going and engaging style.
Dominic DeVille is an alum of the California Warriors Gold Team, and will rejoin the California Warriors as an assistant coach for the summer 2017 season. Dominic is a senior majoring in Communication Studies at University of Montevallo, and he plans to pursue a Masters Degree in Sports Management. The Petaluma native and alum of Petaluma High School transferred from College of Marin to play for the Montevallo Falcons, where in 2016 he hit .352 over 125 AB with 20 Runs, 33 RBI, and 5 HR.
Cameron Merriwether joined the California Warriors in 2013, playing two seasons on the Warriors Collegiate team and will join the California Warriors as a coach once again his year. Following a stint playing for Diablo Valley College, he transferred to D-II Sonoma State, where he played infield for the Seawolves before he graduated in 2016.
Steve Reinertsen rejoins the California Warriors in 2017 for his second season as a coach. Steve is the Varsity Cross Country and Baseball coach at Branson, and is also a California Warriors parent.
Colin Cotter is a former California Warriors player and coach who will be rejoining the Warriors as a coach for the 2017 summer season. He has worked for the California Warriors and First Base Foundation since 2008 and serves as the FBF’s Director of Communications.
Sergio Mendoza is a California Warriors parent and will be joining the California Warriors for the first time as a coach in 2017.