baseball coach Jeff

JEFF SCHEFFERT

Jeff is the founder of Northern Arizona Sports and manager of the Bad News for you Bears.  He schedules the tournaments, raises the money needed to compete in tournaments and makes all the necessary arrangements for the team to play.  He is also one of the coaches of the team and makes sure the team has the proper equipment and coaching to succeed.  He is a graduate of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott Valley, AZ.

DINO IRWIN

Dino is the primary baseball coach for the team.  He is a coach for the Bradshaw Mountain Bears High School in Prescott Valley, AZ, and is a highly skilled instructor in the art of playing baseball.  Through his efforts, the team has transformed from a group of players wanting to be good baseballl players, into a fundamentally sound baseball team that has had excellent success.  Dino is a longtime residence of the area and his expertise has been a great asset to the team.

baseball coach Dino
baseball coaches Brandon

BRANDON RAMIREZ

Brandon is our pitching coach as well as a coach that provides instruction in the other  aspects of the game of baseball.  He has an extensive background in the coaching of baseball as well as women's softball, and is also a former local player.   His instruction has helped our pitching staff, who were relatively inexperienced in high competition baseball and  become competitive in a manner of a few short months.  He is a longtime resident of Prescott Valley, AZ

BILL "BEAR" SUKSI

Bear is a former local baseball player and is currently a softball player in the area.   Bear is an accomplished baseball coach who has coached championship teams in the youth divisions of the local leagues and is an experienced coach who is well versed in playing baseball.   He works with the other coaches in all aspects of the team preparation and has helped make the team as competitive as it is now.  He is planning on taking on a second team for our organization and allowing us to expand into other age categories.  He is a longtime resident of Prescott Valley, AZ

baseball coach bear
IMG_7378

DENNIS PAYNE

Dennis is a longtime coach of both baseball and softball with an extensive number of years coaching in his career.  He assists the coaches as needed during practices, and is the scorekeeper for the team.  His job also consists of creating and maintaing the website for the team.   He has been a resident of Prescott Valley for 12 years and prior to that was a longtime residence in the Orange County area of California.

BAILEY RAMIREZ

Bailey is a skilled baseball player for the Bradshaw Mountain Bears High School baseball team in Prescott Valley and assists the coaches with the practices and game preparation.  He is an invaluable asset to the team as he is a coach that is closely aligned with the age of the players on the team.  He also helps coach the team during the travel tournaments.  He is a local resident of Prescott Valley, AZ

11122 (2)