Wildfire Baseball Coaching Staff
Ronald Payne is the Executive Director of Arizona Wildfire Baseball, a non-profit organization. He also manages the Wildfire 18U team. In his playing days, Ronald Payne, played at Pitt Junior College in North Carolina, and then with the Chicago Cubs Minor League Organization (1996 – 2000 ). He was the Chicago Cub’s 24th pick of the 1996 MLB amateur draft. He has coached many of the elite high school teams in Arizona, presently assisting the Saguaro High School baseball team, in Scottsdale, Arizona.
“My primary task is to evaluate the athletic skills of high school and college athletes to determine their fitness and potentiality for high school and college baseball programs and communicate with them to obtain specific services, then reports to high school and colleges on their development.”
Assistant Head Coach - 16u Elite
Assistant Head Coach -14U Elite /Instructor