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Coaching Staff

Bryan Huie
Player Development Director

Graduated from Mountain View High School in Tucson, Arizona. Coach Huie played professional baseball for the Seattle Mariners Organization. Played at Lubbock Christian University. I played at Westark Community College in Fort Smith Arkansas. I have been an area baseball scout over the past 14 years. I have worked for two different Major League Baseball organizations. 

He has coached a fall high school scout team with players from Tucson and Southern Arizona which (in his opinion) are the best baseball players (28-32). The team consists of players who all have the ability to play college or professional baseball. In the 12 years, 32 players have been drafted and 97 percent received baseball scholarships. 

Head Varsity Baseball coach at Sahuarita High School 2003- 2007. Winning 91 games and lost 26. Selected as the  2006 Coach of the year. 2005 State Champions. His team also won 3 Conference Championships in 4 years. They were the 2005 Regional Champs. Coach Huie was also selected as the 2005 Arizona Republic Coach of the year, selected the 2005 Arizona Daily Star Coach of the year, and Selected to the 2005 Super 50All Star
Coach that was played at the Arizona Diamond Backs stadium. Selected as the 2004 Coach of the Year. They were the 2004 Regional Champs. At Sahuarita H.S. he had 12 players that played at the collegiate level. He coached 3 High School All- American and 2 Players have been drafted. 

His fall scout team has had approximately 400 student/athletes in his program. They have had 64 total schools give his players scholarships. They have had 60 four year institutions and 15 junior college institutions. They have had 23/30 MLB Teams have drafted our players. They have had 32
players  drafted by a Major League Baseball Team.

Arturo Carrera
Team Manager

Graduated from Flowing Wells High School in 2009, Played for team Mexico during the summer 2009 in the Big League World Series. He participated in the Sophomore All-Starr game. He Also participated in the White Sox Scout Team. Played at Cochise College for Todd Inglehart. He played at University of Texas Permian Basin. Graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor´s degree in history and currently teaches for Liberty Elementary in the Sunnyside Schools District. He is the Junior Varsity Baseball Coach for Sahuaro High School. 

Arturo "Tury" Velazques
El Paso Team Manager

1992-1994 Vernon Regional Junior College. 1993 Co-Defensive Player of the Year. 1996-1998 Sul Ross State University. 1996 -Conference Champions. 1st Team TIAA All-Conference Team. Defensive Player of the Year. 1997 Conference Tournament Champions, Team Captain, Defensive Player of the Year. 1998 Texas Lousiana Professional Baseball League Greenville Bluesman Rookie of the Year. College Coaching Experience: 1998- Butch Henry Baseball Camp. 1999-UNM Baseball Camp. 1999-2010- Member of ABCA (American Baseball Coaches Association).  2000- Camp Coordinator Y.I.S.D. 2005-2007- El Paso Community Coach -Assistant Coach. 2005-2006- Northwoods Collegiate Baseball League.  2005 South Division Champions. 2005 Coach in the 2005 All-Star Game. 2005-Camp Coordinator E.P.C.C. 2006-Advanced Hitting Clinic. 2007-Gold Glove Fielding Clinic. 2010-Pro Style Collegiate Showcase. 2014 -2015- El Paso Community College Volunteer Assistant. 2007-2008- Golden Baseball Professional Baseball League. Bench Coach- Yuma Scorpions. 2009-2010- Continental Professional Baseball League. Bench Coach- Big Bend Cowboys. 2009- Finals of Continental League Championship. 2015-2016- Head Baseball Coach – Pebble Hills High School.

Michael Walden
Team Manager

He was born and raised in Safford, Arizona. I played at Safford High School from 2004-08, 3A state champion in 2008. I went on to play infield for Eastern Arizona College from 2008-2010.  After college ball, I helped coach for Safford varsity in 2012. I am currently working in our community and want to give back to our youth.

Dustin Hills
Team Manager

Dustin was raised in Casa Grande AZ, where he graduated from Casa Grande Union High School in 2004. Received a degree in Physical Education and School Health from Northern Arizona University. He has nine years of high school coaching experience in baseball and football. He has coached freshmen and JV baseball at Sinagua High School, Vista Grande High School, and most recently at Sahuarita High School. I currently teach middle school PE at Anza Trail School. in Sahuarita, AZ.

Leo Sierra
Team Manager

Graduated from Sahuarita High School in 2009. He played for Coach Bryan Huie. He signed with New Mexico State out of High School. Played two years at Eastern Arizona C.C. and then played at Cumberland University in Tennessee where he played on the 2014 National Championship Team.  Leo graduated with a Bachelors degree in Computer Systems Information. He currently lives in Sahuarita and wants to give back to the community.

Sam Gelardi Jr.
Team Manager

Sam is a native to the Tucson area and graduated from Sahuarita High School in 2010. He played for coach Bryan Huie. He was a dual sports athlete (baseball, football) earning a combined seven letterman with his varsity participation. Upon graduation from high school, his performance leads him in becoming a First Team All-Conference player and was invited to play as part of the AZBCA 2010 All Star game. Sam played for the Chicago White Sox scout team under Bryan Huie. Sam's devotion and love for the game of stems from his father, who has a combined 25+ years of coaching experience under his belt and is the head coach at Sahuarita High School. Sam is currently attending the University of Arizona and is on track to obtaining his B.S. in Business Administration. Sam wants to give back to our local youth community.

Kyle Kilgore
Team Manager

Kyle Kilgore played 2 years at New Mexico State University where he played outfield and pitcher. Prior to NMSU, he played 2 years at Pima Community College under Jason Hisey where he participated in the Sophomore All-Star game and played at Ironwood Ridge high school where he was a 2009 preseason all-American. He also played under Bryan Huie for the WhiteSox Scout Team. He graduated in May 2015 with a Criminal Justice Degree and is excited to give back to the Tucson community. 

Todd Welch
Team Manager

1995-1996 (JV/Varsity Assistant Baseball Coach, Sahuaro High School). 1996-1997 (Varsity Assistant Baseball Coach, Sabino High School). 1997-2001 (JV/Varsity Baseball Coach, Marana High School). 2001-2011 (Varsity Baseball Coach, Cienega High School. 2011 (Assistant Baseball Coach, Arizona Junior Sunbelt Team). 2011-2015 (Assistant Baseball Coach, Pima Community College. 2016-2019 (Varsity Assistant Baseball Coach, Cienega High School).

Rick Bundy
Team Manager

Mr. Bundy played at Rincon High School, Tucson, Az. Played at Eastern Arizona Community College. Played collegiately at Emporia State University, Emporia Kansas, graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education. Baseball Coaching Experience: 1973-75 Middle School Head  Coach; 1976-83 and 87, Varsity Assistant, Sahuarita HS; 1988- Head JV Coach SHS; 1989 - 2003  Varsity Head Coach SHS; 2004-Sahuaro HS Tucson, Head JV Coach; 2005 Catalina  HS Tucson, Varsity Head Coach; 2006-Present, Sahuaro HS Tucson, Varsity Assistant; Az 3A All Star Game Coach 1997 and 2003; Az Super 50 All Star Game Coach, 2003, played in Chase Field.

Fernando Mejia 
Team Manager

Played on the Mexican National Team in the Pan Am games held in Maracaibo, Venezuela in 2004. Graduated From Sahuarita High School in 2006. Played for Coach Bryan Huie and also won a State Championship in 2005. As a senior, he made the Louisville Slugger All-American Team as a shortstop. Played at Pima Community College 2006-2008. In 2008 signed with Tigres de Quintana Roo in Mexico and played professional baseball for 5 years there, and Sonora, Mexico. Currently works at Arizona Oncology in Chemotherapy Admixture. Has a wife of 11 years Crystal, 9-year-old Patricia Monique (Patty Mo) who currently plays softball in Copper Hills Little League, 7-year-old Jesus Miguel (Miggy) who plays baseball in Copper Hills and 2-year-old Fernando Yadier (Yadi). 

Eldon Dallas

Played at Catalina High School in Tucson. He then went on to play at Arizona Western and finished playing baseball at Northern Arizona University. Eldon Dallas brings 40 years of High School and College Coaching experience.. He coached at Globe High School for 28 years, winning 2 state titles (1995 and 1997) and was the state runner up four different times (1991, 1994, 2000, 2001). 

Eldon Dallas won 8 conference championships (1991, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2002). Eldon Dallas had an overall High School Coaching record of 336 wins and 156 losses. Max prep ranked Eldon Dallas as the 48 best High School Coach of all time in the state of Arizona based on a number of state championships and runner up in June of 2013. Eldon was inducted into the Arizona Baseball Coaches Hall Of Fame in 2003. He currently is an assistant baseball coach at Eastern Arizona Community College Coach for the last 12 years and is currently their Infield and Hitting coach.

Nate Wood
Team Manager

Nate Wood graduated from Ironwood Ridge High School. Nate played for me on my scout teams for a couple of years. He then went on and played college baseball at Western AZ. Community College and then at William Penn University. Nate graduated with  his Bachelors Degree in Business and is back working in our community. Nate is excited to be giving back to his community.

Kelly Johnson
Team Manager

1998-2000 Yavapai College. 2000 45th Round St. Louis Cardinals
2000-2003 St. Louis Cardinals. 2003-2005 River City Rascals/Mesa Miners. 2007 Reno Silver Sox.  2005-2009 Cienega Varsity Pitching coach. 2010-2012 Salpointe Varsity Pitching coach. 2013-2015 Sabino Varsity Head Coach. 2016-Present Cienega Varsity Head Coach.