Valentin shares an abundant life in Cenovi, Republica Dominicana with his wife Ana and their children.
Attorney at Law and Assistant to
the UnderSecretary of Sports in
the Dominican Republic, Valentin
brings his expertise in Sports
Administration to strategic and
logistical discussions with MLB,
RBI and SEDEFIR in the
Along with his key role in
government, he puts his love for
baseball to work in his community
as their Sports Movement Advisor and travels internationally with Dominican Youth Premier Club Baseball Teams through La Liga Enrique Cruz as a baseball trainer and coach.
When Roberto's Kids needs to know where to focus their efforts Valentin's more than 20 years of experience in Sports Administration and organized baseball leaves nothing unanswered. His outstanding athletic, civic, charitable, and humanitarian contributions ensures that program efforts are maximized across the country.
"Any time you have an opportunity to make a difference in this world
and you don't, then you are wasting your time on Earth." - Roberto Clemente
Courtney is the Community & Public Affairs Manager for the Triple-A Gwinnett Braves of the International League. Originally from Connecticut, she lives in Atlanta, GA.
An avid sports fan, Courtney's professional focus has been in the sports industry and community and public relations with the New Britain Rock Cats (Twins Double A Affiliate), the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Minnesota Lynx and the New Jersey Nets. While at the Rock Cats, Courtney began working with Roberto's Kids and developed the team's "Batter Up!" program that collected donations for children in areas surrounding the Twins Academy in the Dominican Republic.
Courtney brings her program development knowledge and expertise to Roberto's Kids as a program coordinator assisting individuals, groups and organizations in getting their collection drives off the ground.
In 1988 Paul was cast as a baseball player in the movie Field of Dreams and spent 22 days on the set filming the movie. After the filming Paul was selected to be a member of The Field of Dreams Ghost Team. The Ghost Team and the Ghost Players traveled the world entertaing crowds with clinics, comedy and competitive baseball.
Elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1997 Paul served six years before his retirement in 2002. Paul and his wife Eileen have four grown children and three grand children.
Paul brings his lifetime commitment to the game of baseball and his community service expertise to Roberto's Kids as a program coordinator assisting individuals, groups and organizations in getting their collection drives off the ground.
Luis shares an abundant life in Sante Fe, San Pedro de Macrois, Republica Dominicana with his wife, Percia, their 4 children and their grand daughter.
Regardless of the topic of conversation the voice of Luis Manuel delivers the commitment of Steve Pindar. Luis oversees donations at storage sites, manages the Distribution Team, handles daily program operations, and most importantly, is the man who represents the Pindar Family while they are absent from the country.
Luis and his family have worked side by side with the Pindar's since the two men met in 1996. Luis' expertise in Business and Finance provides the necessary checks and balances in communications and negotiations. Luis bridges the gap between two cultures and ensures there are no unnecessary barriers to each and every project the Pindars bring to the table.
After all the Directors, Advisors, and Volunteers have stepped up to deliver their key input, together, these two men make the final decisions for program impact in the Dominican Republic.
Back Row: Migel Reyes, Luis Vargas, Juan Rosario, Waldo Castro
Front Row: Steve Pindar, Cruz Polanco, Abraham Rosario