Little League® Names Sergio Guzman as New Southwestern Region Director
Sergio Guzman has been named Southwestern Region Director, Stephen D. Keener, Little League® Baseball and Softball President and CEO, announced today. The Southwestern Region Headquarters are located at the George W. Bush Little League Center in Waco, Texas.
“Sergio is a life-long Little Leaguer®,” said Mr. Keener. “He has been an asset in the development of the organization in Mexico, and we’re excited for the next stage in his Little League career.”
The District Administrator for Mexico District 27 for the past 10 years, Mr. Guzman, 35, grew up playing for Maya Little League in Mexico City, Mexico. In 1996, he was part of the team from Maya Little League that represented the Latin America Region in Big League Baseball World Series in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For the past seven years, he has also served as the translator for the Mexico Region team at the Little League Baseball® World Series in South Williamsport. Mr. Guzman’s father, Sergio A. Guzman, is also a long-time Little League volunteer, and District Administrator for Mexico District 10.
“Little League is such an important part of my life, I’m thrilled to be able to join the staff in Waco,” said Mr. Guzman. “I’m looking forward to working with all the volunteers and players in the Southwestern Region, and enhancing the Little League experience for the children throughout the region.”
Mr. Guzman received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas. He also holds an MBA in International Business from the University of Texas, San Antonio and a Master’s Degree in Banking and Finance from the Complutense University of Madrid. Mr Guzman currently resides in Waco, Texas with his fiancé.
In addition to serving as the main Little League contact for leagues in Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas, Mr. Guzman will oversee the Southwestern Region Tournaments for Little League Baseball and Little League Softball®. There are nearly 200,000 Little Leaguers playing in more than 575 leagues in the Southwestern Region. Mr. Guzman replaces Mike Witherwax as Southwestern Region Director. Mr. Witherwax retired in September 2013.