Category: General

Longtime Little League® Volunteer Kituwah Golden Named West Region Director

Little League® International has announced Kituwah “Kit” Golden as its new West Region Director, based in San Bernardino, California, effective as of April 19, 2022. “We are excited to welcome Kit to our team, as she takes over in a leadership role at our West Region offices in San Bernardino,” said Dan Velte, Little League […]

Jon Harrington Joins Little League® Staff as Social Media Coordinator

Little League® International has announced Jon Harrington as its new Social Media Coordinator, based in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, effective as of April 11, 2022. “We are thrilled to welcome Jon to our team in Williamsport, as we continue to grow our global digital and social media presence and find new ways to bring the Little League […]

MLB Clubs to Offer Little League® Day Opportunities in 2022

As the 2022 Major League Baseball (MLB) season officially gets underway, local Little League® programs across the country will once again have the unique opportunity to participate in MLB Little League Days throughout the year. LEARN MORE As part of the growing partnership between Little League and MLB, “Little League Days” provide opportunities for local youth baseball […]

For Jennifer Woof, Umpiring Is Where She Found Her Little League® Volunteering Niche

In March 2022, Jennifer Woof took the field as the only female among a class of 24 volunteers participating in Little League® International’s week-long umpire training academy at its complex in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. However, being the only female attending the rules and mechanics training made her even more determined to get better at something she […]

Little League Softball® World Series Player Helping Grow the Game of Softball in Kenya

In August 2021, Jasmine Miller was playing in the championship game of the Little League Softball® World Series alongside her teammates from Chesterfield (Va.) Little League. Less than one month after that once-in-a-lifetime experience came to an end, the Miller family made a trip across the Atlantic Ocean to live out another unique experience in […]

Lynn Klose Joins Little League® International Staff as Financial Reporting Clerk

Little League® International has announced Lynn Klose as its new Financial Reporting Clerk, effective as of March 28, 2022. “On behalf of the entire Little League International staff, we are excited to welcome Lynn to our team here in Williamsport,” said Melissa Singer, Little League International Treasurer. “Her professional experience in the accounting industry, combined […]

Little League® Adds Mireille S. Cottle as Senior Executive of People and Culture

Little League® International has announced Mireille S. Cottle as its new Senior Executive of People and Culture, effective as of March 28, 2022. “On behalf of the entire Little League International Staff and our Board of Directors, I am pleased to welcome Mireille to our team and am looking forward to the insight, expertise, and […]

Blaine Whitmire Named Little League® Southwest Region Director

Little League® International has announced Blaine Whitmire as the new Southwest Region Director, based at the George W. Bush Little League Center in Waco, Texas, effective as of March 28, 2022. “On behalf of all the volunteers, players, and staff throughout the Southwest Region, we are pleased to welcome Blaine as the new Region Director,” […]

Rally Around Your Community This 2022 Little League® Season

On thousands of Little League® diamonds around the world, coaches teach their players the importance of striving to win and picking themselves up after a loss. The loss we all feel today is unimaginable. As the world marks the second anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic, our Little League communities and families around the world continue […]

Little League® Hall of Excellence Enshrinee Shares Memorable Moment with MLB Player Son

In Little League®, memorable moments between parents and their children happen every day in communities all around the world, but during the 2022 MLB Spring Training, one of those moments carried over to the game’s biggest stage. During a March 20, 2022, Spring Training game between the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals, Astros’ manager Dusty […]