Houston Wildcatters Staff & Coaches

Leyja_Nino

Nino Leyja

Head Coach

​REGION: West/Central

DIVISIONS: 9U – Major, 10U – Major, 11U – Major

CONTACT: nino@houstonwildcatters.com

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Coach Leyja is a graduate of Houston Christian High School, where he played for a state champion team and earned three first-team all-state honors. Leyja was drafted in 2008 out of high school by the Oakland Athletics, where he spent five seasons in the organization’s minor league system. Leyja earned two all-star honors and was named MVP of the Midwest league all-star game in 2011. He has since been coaching both youth and high school baseball teams in the Houston area for the past several years.