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Category: Foresters in the Community

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Foresters Live Video for 2018

The Foresters are happy to provide their out of town fans an opportunity to listen AND WATCH games for the first time! Click on the link below and follow instructions. [...]
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Summer Camp Sign-up!

The big leaguers are in spring training; that means it’s time to start thinking about summer camp for all of your future Foresters. Signups are now open for 2018 Foresters [...]
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Summer Camp, Foresters Style!

Attention young future Foresters (and their parents, of course!). The Foresters are happy to announce the 2017 schedule for Foresters Summer Camps. They will be held once again at Bishop [...]
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Season Passes On Sale!

Don’t miss a single Foresters home game this year (and save big money!) by buying your Foresters Season Passes today! Click on the buttons below to purchase directly online. Your [...]
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Time for Camp! Sign Up Today!

Every summer, kids all over Santa Barbara and Goleta enjoy taking part in Foresters Summer Camp! The camp teachers are the Foresters players themselves, so kids get great instruction plus [...]
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Hugs for the Angels!

Thanks to Hugs for Cubs supporters and volunteers and the Los Angeles Angels, Hugs for Cubs kids and their families had an awesome time at an Angels game this week. [...]
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CAMP TIME!

Foresters Summer Camp Sign-up! Make your summer baseball plans now for your kids to enjoy Foresters Baseball Camp, where your favorite Foresters (and who knows…future Major Leaguers?) are the camp [...]
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City Hall Event

Thanks, Mayor!

S.B. City Council Honors Foresters On September 12, the Santa Barbara City Council honored the Foresters and congratulated them on winning their fourth National Championship. Manager Bill Pintard and members [...]
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July 4 at UCSB!

Happy Birthday, America! Spread the word, as a local paper had the wrong information. The Foresters play on Weds. July 4 AT UCSB, not anywhere else. Come celebrate the nation’s [...]
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Rick Hubbard

Pitching Coach

Along with baseball duties on the field, look for Rick to help “pump up” the Foresters. For the past four years, he has been the director of player personnel for Georgia Tech, but he has a long history as a strength and conditioning coach for the baseball and football teams. A graduate of East Carolina, he was also a pitching coach for Tiffin Univ. in Ohio.

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Joey Holguin

Assistant Coach

Joey returns for his third summer with the Foresters, but he’s very familiar with local ballfields. For the past three years, he has been an assistant coach for the excellent Santa Barbara High team, working under Foresters associate head coach Steve Schuck.

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Brian Aguilar

Assistant Coach

Brian begins his third season with the Foresters, coaching catchers and acting as third-base coach. He has a long career coaching high school, college, and professional baseball, and is currently the assistant to Steve Schuck at Santa Barbara High School. He is also a middle-school PE teacher.

Steve Schuck

Steve Schuck

Associate Head Coach

Welcome back to Foresters veteran Steve Schuck. In 2019, Steve took over the reins as head baseball coach at Santa Barbara High School after many years of previous coaching work in Arizona. He led them to a Channel League title in his first season! Steve has spent summers coaching in the Arizona Collegiate Wood Bat League. In 2013, his Monsoon club won the league championship. Steve also spent three seasons coaching in the Los Angeles Angels Pro Scout Program.

Bill Pintard, Coach

Bill Pintard

Manager and Executive Director

America’s most successful summer-ball coach, and a Santa Barbara-area baseball legend, returns for his 27th season at the helm of the Foresters. Bill’s Foresters have finished in the top four nationally every year since 2003 except once, an unmatched record of success among summer-ball teams. He led them to NBC World Series National Championships in 2006, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2020, 2021, and 2022—the most titles in NBC World Series History. And there’s more: Bill has . . :

• Won more than 1,100 games

• Won 21 CCL titles

• Won six California state championships

• Won 11 CCL manager of the year awards

• Winner of Sportsmanship Award at World Series

• Winner of 2008, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2020 NBC Manager of the Year

• Most consecutive seasons in the NBC World Series

• Named to NBC World Series Hall of Fame, 2014

• Won more than 100 NBC games

Bill directs the work of the Foresters off the field as well, whether that means raising funds, supporting Hugs for Cubs, leading board meetings, or meeting with the media, sponsors, and community leaders. Away from his busy Foresters life, Bill runs a commercial real estate business and is a scout for the New York Yankees, helping other young ballplayers realize their diamond dreams. Bill was honored for his work with young people by being named an Olympic torchbearer in 2000 and was named a “Local Hero” by the Santa Barbara Independent in 2003. In 2009, he was given the prestigious Sparky Anderson Award by the Association of Professional Ballplayers for his ongoing contributions to baseball player development. He is on the board of the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table and was elected to its Hall of Fame in 2011. He also was instrumental in arranging the Foresters’ two trips to Cuba to play top teams on that island.

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