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#34 Paul Buboltz - Varsity Head Coach

  • Last College:  UNLV
  • Position: Manager and Pitching
  • Experience: 9th Season
  • Phone: (702) 799-6881 ext 4034 (office)
  • Phone: (702) 578 - 2192 (Cell)
  • Email: bubolpr@nv.ccsd.net
  • Email:  lvaces34@gmail.com

 

Paul Buboltz enters his 9th year as the Head Coach at Desert Oasis High School.  Paul came to Desert Oasis High School in 2012 after serving as an assistant coach (Pitching) for 6 years at Sierra Vista High School.  Since taking over at Desert Oasis, Coach Buboltz has lead the Diamondbacks to a 176-81(72 -24) record in his first eight seasons at the helm, being named Coach of the Year in 2015 and 2018 .  His 2019 team set a school record for wins at 34.  Desert Oasis has  won 3 league titles 2015, 2018, 2019. The 2015 team was  the first NIAA league title in Desert Oasis baseball history.   2018 the diamondbacks went 12-0 in league.  2019 was a historic year for the Diamondbacks winning a league title (12-0) winning the Regional championship,  Southern Nevada Championship and capping off the season winning the 4A Nevada State Championship.  In addition to winning the state title the 2019 Diamondbacks finished the season ranked 12th nationally in the National High School Baseball Coaches Association Poll.  The 2019 team also  went the distance being ranked #1 in Nevada from day 1 till the end of the year.  Coach Buboltz has also led Desert Oasis to Seven  consecutive Sunset Region Tournament appearances. Last year 2020 was a shortened season due to covid 19.  The 2020 squad went 7-1 and was well on its way to defending the 2019 State championship.   Coach Buboltz looks to continue the success of the Diamondback program in 2021.

Buboltz graduated from New Ulm, MN Cathedral High school where he played football, baseball, and basketball.  While in high school Buboltz earned All-Conference, All City, and All Section in Baseball and Football.  Upon graduation, Buboltz attended Rochester Community College where he played football and baseball.  After getting his AA degree from Rochester, Buboltz transferred to St. Cloud State University (MN).  He played two years, having earned the honor of team captain his senior year.  After Buboltz’s eligibility expired he accepted the job as assistant coach (Pitching and Outfield) at St. Cloud State University for two years.  After graduating from St. Cloud State University in 2005, Buboltz moved to Las Vegas. 

In addition to his duties as the head baseball coach, Buboltz teaches Physical Education, Weight Training and   Horticulture classes at Desert Oasis High School.  Coach Buboltz in married to his beautiful wife Candy, and they have a son named Cash and daughter named Lily.

BUBOLTZ COACHING RECORD

 

Year      Team               Overall       Conference     Place     Playoff   Place   State   Place        

2013    Desert Oasis        19-14            5-5                 3rd        1-2      

2014    Desert Oasis        16-21            4-6                 4th        3-2         3rd

2015    Desert Oasis         26-9             6-2                  1st        1-2

2016    Desert Oasis         19-13           11-7                4th        0-2

2017    Desert Oasis         25-11          14-4                2nd       2-2

2018    Desert Oasis         30-5            18-0                1st        1-2

2019    Desert Oasis         34-8            12-0                1st        5-1         1st        3-1    1st        

2020  Desert Oasis            7-1                2-0  COVID 19 Shortened Season

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Head Varsity Coach         176- 81        72-24                         13-13                 3-1

 

Year      Team                 Overall      Conference     Place    State    Place      Region   WSeries

2013    Las Vegas Aces    35-15         17-5                 3rd        2-2

2014    Las Vegas Aces    44-13         20-4                 1st        0-2

2015    Las Vegas Aces    38-13         20-6                 2nd        3-1      2nd

2016    Las Vegas Aces    38-11         21-3                 2nd       4-0       1st            0-2

2017    Las Vegas Aces    33-10         15-3                 2nd        3-2      2nd      

2018    Las Vegas Aces    55-15         13-1                 1st        5-0       1st            5-0        2-3    2nd

2019    Las Vegas Aces    40-12         6-3                   2nd        3-2      2nd

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Head Coach Aces Legion   283-89     112-25                       20-9                        5-2       2-3

 

 

CAREER ACHIEVEMENTS

 

* Northwest Division Title (2015)

* Southwest Division Title (2018)

* Desert Region League Title (2019)

* Desert Region Title (2019)

* Southern Nevada Champions (2019)

* 4A Nevada State Champions (2019)

* 7 Sunset Regional Tournaments 

* 39 Players who have went on to play college baseball

* 12  Division 1 players

* 5 players drafted or signed with professional teams

* 12 players who have earned all-state honors

* Northwest League Coach of the Year (2015)

* Southwest League Coach of the Year (2108)

* American Legion Coach of the Year (2016)

* Legion Regular Season Champs (2014)

*Legion Regular Season Champs (2018)

* Legion State Championship (2016)

* Legion State Championship (2018)

* Legion Regional Championship (2018)

* National Runner up Legion World Series (2018)

 

              BUBOLTZ’s MILESTONE VICTORIES

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Win     Game               Opponent                    Date

1          DOHS 10     Durango 0                      March 7, 2013

25        DOHS 3       Banning CA 1               April 18, 2014

50        DOHS 9       Fresno Bullard 3            April 2, 2015

75        DOHS 3       Arbor View 2                 April 5, 2016

100      DOHS 16     Durango 6                      April 28, 2017

125      DOHS 17     Spring Valley 6              April 17, 2018

150      DOHS 9       Sierra Vista 0                 April 10, 2019

175      DOHS 1       Liberty    0                        March 10, 2020 


#4 Matt Mailhot - Varsity Assistant Coach

  • Last College:  Fredonia State University
  • Position: Outfielders and Third Base Coach
  • Experience: 8th Season
  • Phone: (702) 799-6881 ext 4034 (office)
  • Phone: (702) 277-1539(Cell)
  • Email:  mailhmc@nv.ccsd.net

 

Matt Mailhot enters his 8th year with the Desert Oasis High School baseball program, and is in his sixth year as a Varsity Assistant Coach.  Coach Mailhot spent the first two years with the Junior Varsity program, serving as a JV Assistant Coach in 2013 and JV Head Coach in 2014.  Coach Mailhot will serve as the position coach for Outfielders and Hitters and will serve as the Third Base Coach.  During the 2015 season, Coach Mailhot's outfielders had 34 assists along with only 7 errors in 35 games. 

Matt prepped in baseball and volleyball at St Josephs Collegiate Institute, a top prep school in Western New York.  After graduation in 2003, he continued on collegiately at Fredonia State University from 2003-2005.  In 2007 Coach Mailhot moved to Las Vegas from Williamsville, NY to begin his teaching and coaching careers.  Coach Mailhot coached Varsity Volleyball for Desert Oasis High School from 2008-2013 before joining the baseball program.  Coach Mailhot is currently a Mathematics Teacher at  Liberty High School.

Shane Langvad - Varsity Assistant Coach

  • Last College:  UNLV
  • Position: Catchers and 1st base coach
  • Experience: 3rd Season
  • Email:

 

Shane Langvad enters his 3rd year with the Desert Oasis High School baseball program.  Coach Langvad will serve as the position coach for catchers and also assist with the pitching staff.


#29 Robert Persona - Varsity Assistant Coach

  • Last College:  
  • Position: Hitters and Bench Coach
  • Experience: 2nd Season
  • Email:

#28 Essex Burton - Varsity Assistant Coach

  • Last College:  San Francisco State University
  • Position: Infielders and Hitters
  • Experience: 2nd Season
  • Phone: (702) 799-6881 ext 4034 (office)
  • Email:

 

Essex "Gas" Burton enters his 2nd year with the Desert Oasis High School baseball program.  Coach Burton will serve as the position coach for Infielders and Hitters.



Larry Edens - Varsity Assistant Coach

  • Last College:  North Carolina State 
  • Position: Outfield 
  • Experience: 4th Season
  • Email:

 

Larry Edens  enters his 4th  year with the Desert Oasis High School baseball program.  Coach Edens  will assist with the outfielders and also assist with the day to day operations for the Diamondbacks  

Nate Smith - Varsity Assistant Coach

  • Last College:  UNLV  
  • Position: Infield  
  • Experience: 4th Season
  • Email:

 

Nate Smith  enters his 4th  year with the Desert Oasis High School baseball program.  Coach Smith   will assist with the Infield  and also assist with the day to day operations for the Diamondbacks


JUNIOR VARSITY

Cody Schmidt - JV Head Coach

  • Last College:  Corbin university
  • Position:  JV Head Coach
  • Experience:  2nd  Season
  • Phone:  (702) 799-6881 ext 4034 (Office)
  • Phone:  (702) 245-7638  (Cell)

 

Cody Schmidt enters his 6th year with the Desert Oasis High School baseball program.  This will be the second year at the helm of the junior varsity team.  Cody was a 4 year varsity player in the program from 2010-2013.


Ryan Chen- JV Assistant Coach

Joe Ahlin- JV Assistant

Chase Adams - JV Assistant