Manager- Head Coach
Coach Cates was born and raised in Hemet, California, where he graduated High School. He attended Culver Stockton College as a student athlete, playing baseball. Coach Cates was a 2006 MLB Draft pick (Padres). Joe brings 20 years playing, and 10 years of coaching to our organization. 2019 will be his 3rd year with the Powell Pioneer Program. The rest of Joe's time is spent with the Powell Recreation District, helping the Powell community keep youth moving in a variety of activities.
Assistant Coach A Program
Ryan Brown has been affiliated with youth sports for many years. His passion for baseball and cultivating youth sport opportunity shows in his personal and professional endeavors.
The Powell Pioneers baseball program takes pride in hiring coaches that are capable of leading our youngsters both on and off the field. While baseball knowledge is important, having high integrity individuals running the program is of upmost importance.