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#34 Paul Buboltz - Varsity Head Coach

  • Last College:  UNLV
  • Position: Manager and Pitching
  • Experience: 12th Season
  • Phone: (702) 799-6881 ext 4087 (office)
  • Phone: (702) 578 - 2192 (Cell)
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Paul Buboltz enters his 12th year as the Head Coach at Desert Oasis High School.  Paul came to Desert Oasis High School in 2012 after serving as a JV Head Coach and  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 226-118(91 -37) record in his first ten  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 18-0 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 10  consecutive Sunset Region Tournament appearances.   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 until Covid  shut down the season.  The 2021 shortened season also saw the Diamondbacks get hit with Covid and battled to a 7-7 record and making it to the semifinals of the region championship.  Also in this uncommon year PBR held a state championship that the Squad made it all the way to the State Championship game knocking off the number 10 nationally ranked  Bishop Gorman 2 times  before falling to Basic in the Championship game.   One of the most impressive streaks also came to a end in 2021 .  The Desert Oasis Diamondbacks had won 40 consecutive league games which spanned across 5 different baseball season dating back to 2017 season on April 20th until 2021 loss on April 28th.  This is a record that will be hard to break for teams coming up.   The 2023 team started the season started with the team being unranked.  The 2023 knocked off basic 8-7 to advance to the state tournament for the 2nd time in school history.  They finished the season as Region runners up and Also lost to bishop gorman in the state championship game.  The 2023 team also finished  with a   overall record of 28-14 which tied a school record for most games played  and finished 3rd in school history for wins.  Coach Buboltz looks to continue the success of the Diamondback program in 2024.

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 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.



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

2021    Desert Oasis            7-7                 4-4   COVID            3-2          3rd     3-1   2nd  

2022   Desert Oasis             15-16          7-5                     4th    0-2 

2023   Desert Oasis             28-14           8-4                    2nd    3-2        2nd       2-2    2nd 


Head Varsity Coach        226- 118        91-37                       19-19                 8-4


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)

* PBR State Runner Up (2021) 

* 5A Nevada State Runner up (2023) 

* 11  Regional Tournaments 

* 62 Players who have went on to play college baseball

* 21 Division 1 players

* 5 players drafted or signed with professional teams

* 14 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)




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 

200       DOHS 6     Sierra Vista  2                  March 2, 2023 

225      DOHS 19     Bishop Manogue 4     May 19, 2023 

#4 Matt Mailhot - Varsity Assistant Coach

  • Last College:  Fredonia State University
  • Position: Outfielders and Third Base Coach
  • Experience: 12th Season
  • Phone: (702) 799-6881 ext 4087 (office)
  • Phone: (702) 277-1539(Cell)
  • Email:


Matt Mailhot enters his 12th 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 Bench Coach
  • Experience: 6th Season
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Shane Langvad enters his 6th 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.

#28 Essex Burton - Varsity Assistant Coach

  • Last College:  San Francisco State University
  • Position: Infielders, Hitters, and First Base Coach
  • Experience:  5th Season
  • Phone: (702) 799-6881 ext 4087 (office)
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Essex "Gas" Burton enters his 5th year with the Desert Oasis High School baseball program.  Coach Burton will serve as the position coach for Infielders and Hitters.


Drew Middleton - JV Head Coach

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


Drew Middleton enters his 2nd year with the Desert Oasis High School baseball program and 1st as the head coach of the JV team.