Long Beach State's annual fundraising gala, Jewels of the Night, will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year. Jewels of the Night is the marquee event for generating revenue to support the more than 300 Long Beach State student-athletes in their quest to realize both their academic and athletic ambitions.
Students! Take this chance to work with the Athletic Department for the 2014-15 season! Work-Study positions are now open. Please contact Leah Williams-Daniels at (562) 985-5722 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Long Beach State offers 19 Division I sports on California's second-largest campus. Located in one of Southern California's best coastal cities, LBSU brings marquee facilities, coaches and administration to exceed the needs of more than 300 student-athletes.
With one of just three Pyramids in the United States, a baseball stadium that has been home to MLB greats such as Troy Tulowitzki, Evan Longoria and Jered Weaver and a marquee tennis complex, Long Beach State Athletics offers some of the finest competitive facilities in California.
David Yamane continues serving as the Director of Baseball Operations in his third season at Long Beach State. Yamane will oversee the day-to-day logistics of the program, while organizing team travel and coordinating game-day activity.
Yamane is in his fourth year in conjunction with the program, as he spent a year as the Dirtbags' program coordinator, developing and managing all of Long Beach State's youth and showcase camps.
Prior to coming to Long Beach State, Yamane served as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Long Beach City College, where he handled many of the administrative duties that he'll oversee with the Dirtbags as well as receiving on-field coaching experience.