Shiva David Gaskins - Executive Director
Shiva has been an active participant in the Albany Little League, serving as coach of several teams and manager of the Championship-winning Albany Comets travel team. Shiva will apply his extensive experience in developing youth activities, leadership programs, team building, and organizational development practices to serving the kids of Wheelhouse Academy.
Vincent 'Vinnie' Gaskins - Facilities Manager
An active participant in Little League for over 10 years, Vincent has served as a coach and manager of several youth teams. His experience as a facility manager outside of the sports world will be invaluable in creating the perfect space for Wheelhouse Academy students.
Michel Rodriguez - Hitting, Strength and Conditioning Instructor
Born in Havana, Cuba, Michel has always had a passion for baseball as his favorite sport. He played baseball professionally as an outfielder for seven years on two major teams well known in Cuba, named “Industriales” and “Metropolitanos." Michel's specialty is hitting.
Thomas Gary - GameChangers Program Director, Coach, Instructor
Thomas 'TG' Gary is a well known local sports and community legend. Graduate of ECHS where he earned several Honors ALL Eastbay / ALL BAY AREA / ALL NORTHERN CALIFORINA. He's a member of ECHS Hall of Fame Class of 2014. He graduated and played at Contra Costa College where he earned Unanimous ALL Bay Valley Honors. His extensive 25-year coaching experience includes stints at Contra Costa College, John Sweat HS, De Anza HS, ECYB, Richmond Pony/ Little League Baseball, and several travel teams baseball/softball.
Justin McCray - Baseball Director
Member of the famed 1983 El Cerrito High School team. Played at Laney College for 2 years and selected as an all-league SS and team MVP. Drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers and played professionally in the organizations of the Brewers, Houston Astrons, and Chicago White Sox. Served as head recruiter/infield and hitting coach for Cal State Hayward. Spent 16 years as a full time pro scout for the Breweres covering both amateur and professional players. Area Code baseball coach for the Milwaukee Brewers.
Myles Babitt - Coach, Instructor
Myles is the son of former Oakland A’s player and current announcer Shooty Babitt. Myles played baseball as an outfielder at Albany High. He was offered a scholarship and played at Cal State East Bay and the Academy of Art University. He was drafted in the 25th round by the Arizona Diamondbacks and played in their minor league system.
Liz Covey - Commissioner, Junior Division
Trina Bedford - Commissioner, Pre-High School Division
PJ Caceres - Scheduler
Jessica Getz - Finance
Sally Williams - Administrator
Vinnie Gaskins - Facility Coordinator
Lois Jones - Uniform Coordinator