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California District 55

Distrct 55 Staff

District Administrator Tony Gray
District Administrator
Tony proudly represented Oregon District 7 Keizer Little League as a player and represented California District 55 as a volunteer during his 7 years in Aliso Viejo Little League, which included 3 years as President, 4 years as a Board Member and 7 years as a Manager and Coach. Go Ducks! Contact Staff
Secretary Joyce Hamrock
Joyce has been a Little League Executive Board Member the past five years serving as a Treasurer, Player Agent, and Secretary in District 55. She also has a decade of experience as a team parent in both baseball and soccer in Orange County. Los Deutschland! Contact Staff
Treasurer Chris Watkins
Prior to joining the District 55 staff, Chris was a Board Member for Corona American Little League (Corona, CA) for seven years with four of them serving as the league's president. He has volunteered his time with Little League since 2007. Chris received his undergraduate degree in Consumer Science with a concentration in Family Financial Planning and Counseling from The University of Alabama. Roll Tide! Contact Staff
Safety Officer Michael Calder
Safety Officer
Michael served on the Board of Laguna Niguel Little League for many years, including roles as president, player agent, secretary, fall ball commissioner, intermediate/junior/senior commissioner, and IT director. He coached several seasons and umpired as well. He has also previously served as secretary and tournament director for California District 55. Contact Staff
Player Agent Melinda Filidei
Player Agent
A native of New Orleans, Melinda has been volunteering in Little League since 2009 as a player agent, team parent, commissioner, event planner, scorebook trainer and spirit wear coordinator. She has extensive experience as a Player Agent in the regular season and tournament play. As an avid baseball fan of two teenage boys, she is usually at a baseball field cheering on her sons or watching Major League Baseball. Contact Staff
Challenger ADA Melinda Luttrell
Challenger ADA
Melinda has served on the board of Lake Forest Little League for 8 years as commissioner of the Challenger Division then as a Staff Member of District 55 advocating for our Special Needs Community in our Challenger Divisions. Go Angels! Contact Staff
Junior ADA Nadim Najm
Junior ADA
Nadim is a product of District 55, having played tee-ball through Seniors in Viejo Little League. Since 2011, Nadim has volunteered in Aliso Viejo Little League as an umpire and coach. Contact Staff
Chief Umpire Mitch Volman
Chief Umpire
Mitch is a former league UIC at Lake Forest Little League. Mitch was selected to work the 2017 Junior Division West Region tournament in San Jose, California. Contact Staff
Marketing & Public Relations Seth Grossman
Marketing & Public Relations
Seth served as League President at Northwood Little League for two years while serving on the Board of Directors for five yesrs before joining the District 55 staff. Contact Staff
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