Coaching Staff

Casey Dill – Field Manager

Casey returns to the POWER for his first season as Field Manager after serving as the teams Head Coach in 2016. He is Associate Scout with the Atlanta Braves and Scouting Supervisor for the Southern Illinois Miners of the independent professional Frontier League.
He is a graduate of Major League Baseball Scout School and has worked in player procurement at different levels of professional baseball for the past five years, helping build three championship rosters.
Casey has worked as a Field Manager in professional and summer collegiate baseball for nine years, earning an overall record of 371-220 and four league championships.
He has also coached at Chico State University, New Mexico Highlands University and Harris-Stowe State University. Casey holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration and is pursuing a a Masters Degree in Sports Management at Columbia College.

Email Casey at cdill@palmspringspowerbaseball.com

 

Bobb Boetto – Assistant Coach

Coach Boetto is currently an Assistant Coach with College of the Desert where he also began his college coaching career in 2008. He has been an Assistant Coach with the POWER for three seasons and is also the Director and Head Coach of the Palm Springs Power Youth Academy.

Coach Boetto’s collegiate coaching career spans many levels of college baseball including; NCAA D1 UCLA from 2009-2010, NCAA D2 Cal State San Bernadino 2015-2016 and most recently Riverside City College.

Coach Boetto is a graduate of Cal State Fullerton 1991, with a bachelors degree in Communications. He is currently enrolled in the Masters of Coaching and Athletic Administration program at Concordia University in Irvine, CA.

 

Zook Richardson – Pitching Coach

Zook Richardson will begin his first season as the POWER’s pitching coach. Richardson has extensive experience in summer collegiate baseball, previously serving as the Head Coach of the Des Plains Patriots of the Metro Collegiate League as well as the Head Coach of the Chico Stix of the Horizon Air Summer Series.

Zook has coached collegiality at Shasta College in Redding, CA where he was the teams pitching coach for the 2014 – 2015 seasons. He played collegiality at Shasta College, New Mexico Highlands University and Point Park University. He went on to play independent professional baseball with the Reno Silver Sox and Chico Outlaws.

Zook has earned a Masters Degree in Kinesiology from California State University Chico.

 

Sam DiMatteo – Hitting Coach

Sam DiMatteo will begin his first season as the POWER’s hitting coach. DiMatteo played collegiality at California University of Pennsylvania where he was a two time All-American outfielder.

He played six years professionally where he had stints with the Washington Nationals, Long Island Ducks, Sonoma Stompers, Old Orchard Beach Surge, Traverse City Beach Bums and Trinidad Triggers. He finished his playing career with a .317 avg. 22 HR, 116 RBI and 42 SB.

1 Comment

    • Ben Jasper

      March 28, 2017

      Enjoyed the winter season and now looking forward to the summer season with the new line up of coaches and players.
      Let’s Go Power!

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