Scholarship Fund

Since 2003, The First Base Foundation has awarded over $450,000 in scholarships to California Warriors players. The First Base Foundation makes playing baseball more affordable by providing scholarships to student athletes – 74% of the First Base Foundation’s income goes to the people we serve.

The Reasons:

  • More opportunities for student athletes to be seen by college coaches
  • Gain exposure to high-quality coaching and competition
  • Evaluate and improve baseball skills
  • Experience a cross-cultural, multi-ethnic baseball program

The Results:

  • 30% of participants receive financial assistance
  • 100% of participants attend college
  • California Warriors play across the country at all levels of college baseball. Over 18 years, approximately 1500 alumni have played college ball, MiLB, and one player has reached MLB. Many alumni are currently college coaches and several work in MLB front offices. Learn more at California Warriors Alumni.

Coach Development Program

Click here for the bios of the 2020 California Warriors coaching staff.

The goal of the Coach Development Program (CDP) is to train California Warriors alumni in the important leadership and interpersonal communication skills that will help them successfully coach at the high school and college level. We recognize the importance of training future community leaders. We accomplish this by:

  • Creating a curriculum
  • Providing Assistant Coach opportunities
  • Providing work experience
  • Mentoring & training from our Director of Baseball Operations
  • Preseason training
  • Training in technology related to the job

The Coach Development Program is a paid opportunity with a proven track record. California Warriors Alumni are well-represented as coaches and staff in baseball organizations across the country at the high school, college, and professional levels. Some of the programs that have or currently feature former California Warriors as coaches and staff include UC Berkeley, Santa Clara University, College of Marin, University of San Francisco, University of the Pacific, St. Edward’s University, Academy of Art University, to name a few. To see more, go to our alumni page.

If you are interested in participating in the Coach Development Program, fill out this form and we will be in touch.