Pride. Passion. Progress.
Coach Kino Belden
Please welcome Coach Kino Belden! Kino is a product of Honolulu, Hawaii and graduate of the University of Hawaii. After relocating to Seattle with his wife, Jenna in 2013 - he has dedicated time contributing to program success throughout the Greater Seattle area. Some of his experiences include Rainier Beach High School's first 10-Win season in school history, traveling with Reviving Baseball in the Inner City (RBI), and most recently re-building Hazen High School's baseball program in Renton Highlands. Coach Belden also manages 14u baseball at Baden.
Kino is a licensed real estate agent and resides in Burien, Washington with his wife, Jenna; a NICU Pharmacist at University of Washington's Valley Medical Center in Renton, Washington
FUN FACT: Kino and Jenna are big Red Sox fans and have a border collie named Mookie Butts after MVP Mookie Betts
Coach Spencer Kennedy
Spencer Kennedy grew up in Mill Valley, California and attended Tamalpais High School. After high school, Spencer continued his career as a pitcher at Oglethorpe University (Atlanta, GA) . Spencer served as the Recruiting Coordinator at Oglethorpe University, Director of Baseball Operations at the University of San Francisco and coached on high school and youth club staffs in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Spencer currently lives in Seattle with his wife, Danika; who is a doctoral student in the school of physical therapy at the University of Washington.
FUN FACT: Spencer tags himself as a foodie and his dream is to one day own a cafe.
Coach Josh LaRussa
Josh LaRussa was born and raised in Seattle, WA, graduating from Bishop Blanchet High School in 2012, where he played four years of baseball in the Seattle Metro League. Josh continued his playing career at Western Washington University. He will be entering his sixth year with North Seattle Rainiers’ Baseball program.
Josh recently graduated the University of Washington’s College of Education, and now teaches Kindergarten through 8th grade Physical Education at two local schools.
FUN FACT: Josh’s grandfather was also a teacher and baseball coach for 30 years in the Seattle Area.
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