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Director of Baseball Operations
Joe Jimenez will be rejoining to the California Warriors and First Base Foundation as the Director of Baseball Operations. Joe played two seasons on the Warriors Gold team while he attended Saint Ignatius College Prep (where he received WCAL All-League Honors), and returned to the CW community after his freshman year at Chapman University in 2017 as an Assistant Coach and in 2018 as a Head Coach.
Joe is entering his junior year at Chapman University where he is majoring in Business Administration and serves as the starting catcher for the Chapman Baseball team, which made it to the NCAA Division III playoffs in 2018.
Kobi Allen played three years for the California Warriors and is now returning to help coach the Warriors 2020 team. Kobi brings positivity and good leadership to the kids he coaches. After three years with Warriors, Kobi attended University of the Pacific for 2 years where he played all outfield positions and batted in all places of the lineup. At Pacific he learned what it takes to become a division one player and the need for the attention of detail. He hopes to share his knowledge and encourage all his players that anything is possible. Kobi will be attending Cal State Monterey Bay this year and will be playing baseball.
Dominic Burke played for the California Warriors from 2013-2015. Dominic went to San Marin High School and graduated in 2016. After San Marin, he attended and played baseball at College of Marin. While at College of Marin he recorded a 24 game hit streak while hitting .330 in his freshman year.
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.
Stefen Shawnn Henderson attended the Academy of Art University on a full athletic scholarship and graduated with a BA in music production. He played 4 years of baseball, finishing with career records in many offensive categories before signing with the LA dodgers in summer of 2013 as a non-drafted free agent. Stefen spent 2 years in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, reaching A ball. After playing one year in the Can-am Independent league in 2015, he began coaching in 2016 as the Assistant Varsity Coach for Drake High school. He also managed a summer showcase team in 2016, managed the freshman team at Drake High School in 2017, and currently is an Assistant Coach at College of Marin. With aspirations of becoming a professional scout, Stefen works with kids of all ages, helping develop them in both the physical and mental aspects of the game. Stefen possesses a deep passion and love for the game of baseball, and is a loving father to his baby boy, Ace.
Spencer Smead played for the California Warriors in 2014, 2015 and 2016. Smead played 4 years of varsity baseball at Branson and was All-League his senior year. Smead is currently attending Colby College where is he walking on as an outfielder.
Steve Reinertsen has served as the Branson pitching coach for the last seven years and has served as coach of the Branson cross country team since 1985. Steve has brought a wealth of knowledge and experience to California Warriors players for the past four years and will continue serving as the assistant coach for the 2018 Elite team this summer. Steve is also the father of two former California Warriors, Sam and Henrik Reinertsen, who both play Division I baseball at Davidson and the University of the Pacific, respectively.