Friday, March 24
Meet Another Staff Member

As the 2017 Little League playing season gets underway, the CA District 14 Staff members are working hard to help the leagues through the season.You may see a Staff mmember at your fields and if you do drop by and say "hi". In this second in a series of introducing the District 14 Staff to you, is the Little League proflie of the District 14 Major Coordinator, Bruce Marcellus.

Bruce has been active in Little League for over 25 years. He started as an umpire while in high school, too many years ago to disclose! He got involved again when his son began playing Tee Ball. Bruce served as a manager, coach, board member, and Chief Umpire. in Centerville National Little League.

Bruce joined the CA District 14 staff as the District Umpire Coordinator in 2002, a position he held for 11 years, developing the umpire training and development programs, that current District Umpire Coordinator, Rob McCarthy, has since expanded and improved.

After several years away, Bruce rejoined the District Staff in 2015 as the Major Coordinator. Bruce has been a volunteer umpire for over 20 years and has umpired in the West & Northwest  Regional Tournaments in 2002 and the the Senior Regional in 2008. Bruce was selected to umpire in the Little League World Series in Williamsport, PA in 2013.

Bruce is married and has two grown children who live in the Bay Area. 

Tuesday, January 31
Meet The Staff

CA District 14 Little League Baseball has 9 Staff members to operate the District. Each Coordinator is in charge of a area within the District.

District 14 will be running stories so you can meet the staff. The first of these issues is for Frank Bontempo.

Frank came to the District from Centerville National Little League where he surved as a coach, manager, umpire, Umpire-in-Chief and finally the League President.

Frank joined the CA District  14 Umpiring staff in 2006. Frank has umpired in several Little League Section 3 and State Tournaments. Frank was selected to umpire in the 2015 Little League Western Region Tournament in San Bernardino.

Frank is also an instructor for CA District 14 and Little League Baseball in San Bernardino.

Frank served as the CA District 14 Big League Coordinator for 5 years and the District 14 Big League captured three straight Section 3 Championships and a State Title during those years.

With the elimination of the Big League Division, Frank has turned his attention to the Minor, Tee Ball and Challenger Divisions as the District 14 Minor Division Coordinator.