Meet the Team

Caleb Kimmel
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
(260) 437-9349 (Mobile)
Adam Roser
Director of Facilities
Austen Rigelman
Tournament Director / STEM Director
(419) 771-2223 (Mobile)
Tim Petersen
On Deck Baseball Instructor
(260) 385-7503
Kristen Kimmel
Development Director
(260) 403-4281 (Mobile)
Melinda Petersen
On Deck Administrative Director
(260) 436-1507
DJ Moore
Baseball Instructor
(260) 436-1507
Robert Varian
Campus Maintenance Director
(925) 457-6735
Connor Wilkins
Program Director
(260) 241-7653
Zach Webb
Visual Communications Director
(574) 527-2852
Linda Buskirk
Grant Writer
(260) 414-1425
Andy McManama
Baseball Instructor/Mentor
(260) 466-5452 (Mobile)
Blake Converset
Baseball Instructor/Mentor
Todd Mann
Kenya Trip Director
(317) 442-4883

Board of Directors

David Kolpien, Board President

Raymond James & Associates

Lee DeTurk, Board Vice President

World Partners

Amos Norman, Board Secretary

YMCA of Greater FW

Justin Libey - Board Treasurer

Old National Bank

Craig Dyer - Board At Large

Indiana Tech

Adam Henry  - Board At Large

Beers Mallers Attorneys at Law

Josh Byers  - Board At Large

Automotive Color & Supply

Sarah Neace  - Board At Large

Neighborhood Health

Rich Powers  - Board At Large

American Specialty

Paige Pyle  - Board At Large

DeVore Chapel Pyle, Inc.

Amy Hochstetler  - Board At Large

The Orthopedic Hospital

In memory of Kimberly Hatch

Community Leader (1966-2011)

International Baseball Special Advisors

Larry Bryant

Professor of Health, Georgia Southern University
WBA Founding Board Member

Kraig Cabe

Indiana State Director, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

Lee DeTurk

International Sports Director, World Partners

Caleb Kimmel

CEO, World Baseball Academy

Dave Mann

Executive Director, World Partners

Steve Sotir

Former Director of Player Development, IBAF
WBA Founding Board Member

Dr. Darin Van Tassell

Competition Director, 2008 Olympic Baseball Games
WBA Founding Board Member

Baseball Instruction Special Advisors

Eric Wedge

Former MLB Manager, Witchita State University Baseball

Annual Financial Review Advisors

Haines, Isenbarger, & Skiba, LLC

CPA Firm