Category: Region

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 […]

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,” […]

Aaron Weber Named Little League® East Region Director

Little League® International has announced the promotion of Aaron Weber from League Development Assistant to East Region Director effective as of February 21, 2022. “It is my pleasure to announce Aaron as the new East Region Director, and I am looking forward to working alongside him to provide the best support to all the volunteers […]

Stu Hartenstein Named Little League® Central Region Director

Little League® International has announced its longtime volunteer, Stu Hartenstein, has been named Central Region Director, effective as of December 6, 2021. “Stu’s commitment and dedication to the Little League program, as well as his own experience as a player, provides him with the knowledge and strong foundation to lead and support our districts, leagues, […]

Meet the 10 Participating Teams at the 2021 Little League Softball® World Series

With the 2021 Little League Softball® World Series set to take place for the first time at its new home in Greenville, North Carolina, on August 11-18, it’s time to take a look at the 10 teams who will be taking the field inside Stallings Stadium at Elm Street Park. Because the 2021 Little League […]

Admission Policies for 2021 Little League® Baseball and Softball Region Tournaments Announced

With the 2021 Little League® tournament season underway, Little League International has announced its official admission policies for its U.S. Region Tournament events. Based on the guidance provided by the 2021 Little League International Pandemic Response Advisory Commission, and in an abundance of caution for the safety and well-being of its participants, admission at each […]

New Little League® Central Region Facility Set to Open on June 26

Just less than one year after construction began, the new Little League® Central Region facility is set to officially open on Saturday, June 26, 2021. To celebrate the opening, Little League will be hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony starting at 11:30 a.m., followed by a Little League Challenger Division® game between Zionsville Little League and […]

Restructuring of Little League® Region Staff Provides Strategic Support to Volunteers and Communities

In November 2020, the Little League® International Board of Directors began implementing a plan to evaluate and strengthen the organizational structure of Little League International, with the appointment of Patrick W. Wilson as Chief Operating Officer. To continue these efforts, a new leadership alignment, focused on supporting local Little League programs, has been established in each of […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of James “Wesley” Walker, former Tennessee District 9 Administrator. He was 53. Mr. Walker, a native of Montgomery County, Tenn., was a resident of Clarksville, Tenn., and served as Tennessee District 9 Administrator for six months (February-to-July 2020). He began volunteering in the Little League program as a member […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Luis Matos, Jr., a long-time Little League volunteer with the Southeast Region Tournament. He was 53. Mr. Matos, a native of Valhalla, N.Y., was a proud 20-plus year veteran of the United States Air Force. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Logistics from the Community College of the […]