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U9, U10, U11, U12, U13 & U14 Select Teams

Youth Baseball Milwaukee, Wisconsin


Whitecaps Baseball is run by a volunteer Board of Directors, overseeing the administration of the organization.

Adam KeenPresidentAssociated Bank
Mary Jo HeimTreasurer 
Wendy PietzVolunteer CoordinatorWendy M Pietz, DDS, SC | Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Kathleen MillerConcessionsKnowlton Law Group | Partner
Nate GilmanMember 
Jeff SchuurmansDirector of CoachingWhitecaps Baseball


Jeff Schuurmans | Director of Baseball Operations
Oversees the coaching staff and player development

Since 2016, Jeff has served as Director of Coaching and Head Coach.  Jeff graduated from Ripon College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, where he pitched and played outfield for four years.  During his time there, Ripon  won two Midwest Conference titles and participated in two NCAA Regional Tournament’s enhancing the Redhawks conference title count to 21.  After graduating from Ripon in 2015, a month later started back up to get his M. Ed. from the University of Washington.  As a part of his Master's program, he was to do a yearlong internship with the program/institution of his choice.  He chose to work with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee baseball coaching staff.  The Panthers had a very solid year and he says he has learned so much throughout his duration at UWM.  He finished his schooling from Washington in  summer of 2016 and is fully dedicated to Whitecaps Baseball.

A Packer fan who comes to us from Green Bay, Jeff enjoys the outdoors while golfing, hunting, and fishing.  He’s passionate about helping others and working hard to reach our goals. 


Professional Coaching Staff

Justin Jaquish

Justin began coaching with Whitecaps Baseball in 2015.  He has spent his time working with various age levels. Justin, a 4-year letter winner at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, was primarily a relief pitcher for the Panthers, occasionally making a few spot starts throughout his 4 years. Having attained a Bachelor's degree in Finance and Human Resources with a minor in Economics from UWM, Justin chose to go the HR route, currently working as a Human Resources Generalist at Pieper Electric, Inc. Justin continues to focus this year with his U9’s on instilling a love for the game and a solid foundation of the fundamentals.

A native of Chippewa Falls, Justin enjoys staying active, golfing, running, and spending time with family and friends, in his spare time.

Will Ross

Will Ross was raised in Iowa City, IA.  He began playing baseball when he was 5 years old.  In 7th grade he joined the Iowa City Trojan’s travel ball team.  In high school he played all 4 years, starting on varsity his junior and senior year.  Both years on varsity he finished top 10 in the state in strikeouts, while leading his team to the state finals and semi-finals in consecutive years.  With many offers leaving high school, he accepted a scholarship for Florida Tech.

Will played 2 years in Florida, helping his team get to the regional tournament his sophomore year.  After his 2nd year, he transferred to Kirkwood Community College in Iowa.  Will broke out that year as his team’s ace.  In 56 innings that year, he had a strikeout to walk ratio of 56-6 with a .211 batting average against.  In the conference finals he took a no hitter bid into the 7th inning against a team that would go on to nationals.  His season earned him over 10 scholarship offers, including 6 from Division 1 schools.  Will chose Lindenwood University in Missouri as his landing spot.  He played one season as the reliever and closer before tearing his labrum in his pitching shoulder.  

Will currently works at Astronautics Corporation of America in the Engineering Lab, and will be finishing his Electrical Engineering degree in the next few years.