|Director / Coach|
Matt Bajo is originally from Hawaii and has coached since 1977. He was a High School and Collegiate athlete. He earned his Bachelor's degree at Pacific University and has coached football, baseball, softball, basketball (Men & Women), and track on the high school and collegiate levels. Matt coaches baseball on the International level every summer and his teams have won gold medalsat the World Sports Festival in Austria, and silver medals at the Youth Friendship Games in Holland with athletes from aroundthe USA. Matt's coaching experience includes coaching at Pacific University, Gaston, Dayton, Sherwood, Yamhill-Carlton, Forest Grove, Tigard, WyEast, and Battle Ground High Schools. He has coached with such organizations as Showtime Baseball, Northwest Diamond Sports, People to People International Sports, Hazel Dell Metro, Puget Sound Baseball, CCYBA, Giants Baseball Club, Wolfpack Baseball, Eagles Baseball Club, the YMCA, Community Education Programs, ASA and NSA. Matt played a key role in the organization of Clark County Youth Baseball (Formally known as Clark County Junior Baseball Association) and helped in furthering another competitive level of baseball in the area.
Matt was the Area Sports Administrator for People to People International Sports for 4 years and organized international travel and competition for coaches and several hundred youth athletes to Europe.
Matt is affiliated with coaching organizations like the WIAA, WCA, ASA, AAU, and EBOA. Matt Believes that athletics is one vehicle to higher education. He believes that by providing a positive and competitive environment, with positive instruction, experiences, and strong values for our youth to compete and grow will help them to become strong individuals and succeed in life.
|Adminstrative Director / Coach|
Melisa Schell, a local high school athlete, is no stranger to fastpitch softball and athletics. "Missy" played youth softball for several years and moved up through the ranks to the high school Varsity team. Playing fastpitch since the age of seven and coaching her daughter and other players for the past 5 years, Missy has dedicated herself to help develop positivity in youth sports. Missy's knowledge of athletics that she has gained through personal experience and contacts with softball clinicians is obvious as she works with players. Her knowledge of administrative procedure for the numourous fastpitch associations is an invaluable asset to Team RAMPAGE Youth Sports.
|Parent-Player Relations Director / Coach|
Robb Keli'ikoa has been playing sports all of his life. He was a scholar athlete in football and baseball at the University of Hawaii. Robb moved to Washington in 1979.
Sports have always been a part of Robb's life. The qualities and values that he has gained by his participation in sports have helped him to continue his higher education and become a successful business owner and person.
Robb's first opportunity to coach came in 1990 when he was asked to be an assistant coach for his oldest daughter's VGSA team. Robb coached that team and continued to coach his younger daughter's team and now he has the pleasure of coaching his granddaughter.
Affectionally known as "Pineapple", Robb uses his in experience in athletics and business to coach and serve as the Player-Parent, Coach Relations Director for Team RAMPGE Youth Sports.
|Brian K. Runyon|
|Sales/Marketing Director / Coach|
Brian K. Runyon was a 3 year 2 sport Letterman in high school. He was the team captain in both basketball and football.
Brian has always been a leader on the field and in the community. He is very active in his church and has a very strong belief in his faith.
Brian has coached his daughters for past 7 years. He has coached soccer, basketball, and softball, and believes that you can get better results from a player by praising them rather than belittling them.
His mantra is: "If you think positive, positive things happen if you think negative, negative things happen"
THE POWER OF POSITIVE THINKING IS ENORMOUS
Glen Erickson has been assisting youth to succeed all his life. Glen, a retired police officer, has helped many young people stay or get back onto the right track. Glen continues to help youth in his position as disciplinarian at the high school level.
Glen has coached basketball and softball on the high school levels and Competitive youth sportsfor over 30 years. Glens has coached ASA and NSA softball and has won the NSA Western World Series.
Glen leads by positive example and believes that there are no bad kids just kids that make mistakes. Through positive coaching and the values learned from sports these mistakes can be minimized and our youth can become successful.
Dan Linquist was a standout High School and Collegiate athlete who received his Bachelors degree from the University of Minnesota. Dan has coached on the youth, high school, collegiate, and international platforms.
Since leaving the University of Minnesota "Golden Gophers", Dan has coached Football, Soccer, basketball, softball, and baseball. Dan is a coach with the People to People International Sports Program and continues to lead successful teams comprised of athletes from the United States in competition overseas.
Dan believes that hard work, sacrifices, teamwork, and keeping a positive attitude are attributes that are learned in competitive sports. He believes that these same qualities will help make strong and successful individuals.