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