This is a photo of Joshua hittingfor Westlake H.S. 2011. His fatherpurposely dropped him into a B.Gphoto of a MLB batter’s box, with aYankees catcher. It was created toserve as a motivational piece forJosh, helping to keep his dreamalive.
Josh Power-Gomez has been a BaseballPlayer since his parents can remember. Asyoung as three years-old he was inclined topick up a bat and ball and mimic players. Asif that wasn‟t enough, Josh‟s first word was„BALL‟.Josh entered Little League at the age of five,and he began living his dream.At age ten he was recruited onto his firsttravel-ball team. At age twelve he waschosen to play on the 2005 Rancho BuenaVista Little League World Series Team –which went 25-1 only losing to Hawaii in thefinals on National T.V..Entering High School he showed he was aBaseball Player to the core. Josh wasawarded MVP or Outstanding Player hisFreshman and J.V. seasons.Josh attended Westlake High School this hissenior year, joining the Varsity Baseballsquad in winning their League Title.
Again, as a motivationalelement in keepingJoshua’s dream alive, hisfather took a shot of himhitting for Westlake H.S.and dropped it into a B.G.photo of the College WorldSeries field.
The purpose of this presentation is toask you to consider Joshua for yourBaseball Program. With High Schoolbehind him, he maintains his passionfor the game, and his constant desireto play Baseball.Josh believes your program is one hewill fit well within. Thank you inadvance for your time.
Joshua Power-Gomez has had anexceptional High School Baseball career.Having played through his junior year forRancho Buena Vista High School in NorthSan Diego County - He receivedOutstanding Player honors both hisFreshman and J.V. seasons. His Junioryear culminated with his play in the CIFFinals at Tony Gwinn Stadium. During hisRancho play, he maintained a three-Season batting average of nearly 400.His Senior year Josh relocated toWestlake Village CA, where he joined theWestlake High School varsity squad.Trained also by former St. Louis CardinalsDerron Spiller, Josh led the team throughthe Pre-Season twenty- game schedulewith a sizzling batting average of nearly600. This earned Josh a spot on the roster.That combined with outstandingperformance catching, he was behind thedish for many season games.
Joshua Power-Gomez began hisBaseball career in Little League. At ninehe was brought-up to the majors, wherehe began to refine his hitting anddefensive skills. The same year he waschosen for his first All Star Team. Histalent behind the dish began to unfold -his natural leadership abilities andawareness become obvious.The following year Josh began atournament schedule with TeamEaston, who began a dominating trend.By 12 years old he had been playingwith Team Easton for three years. Heand several other team membersmade-up the Rancho Buena Vista LittleLeague All Stars… a team that wouldgo all the way to WilliamsportPennsylvania with a 24-0 record to playin the finals on ABC Television. Pleaseclick through the presentation ofphotos and articles which followed:
Joshua began to be noticed by the SanDiego Youth Baseball community. At tenyears-old he had a successful try-out withthe La Costa Cougars, headed-up byTrent Holbrook. Trent trained high school,college, minor and major league playersincluding Hank Blaylock. The followingyear Josh became the starting catcher forthe Cougars, and launched a time of hisdeepest development.Joshua also continued his play for TeamEaston, headed-up by Joe Pimentel. Joewas instrumental in training many MajorLeague players including Troy Glaus.Joshua was also getting calls to play intournaments from The Encinitas Reds,The San Diego Stars, Team Rip, and TheSan Diego Dirt Bags. Since 9 years-old Josh has played competitive travel ball. Notable teams include La Costa Cougars, Team Rip, and the San Diego Stars.
Josh Emmerick Former catcher, Washington Nationals - Scout for San Diego Padres“I‟ve been training Josh since he was ten years-old, working specifically on catching. He‟s atop-notch catcher with solid skills and thrives calling a game.”Dave Roberts Former Boston Red Sox, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants“Josh is a hard working, dedicated baseball player. I told Josh I believe he IS a future majorleague player, and to believe in his ability to play baseball.... he has what it takes.”Raul Gonzalez Former New York Mets“Joshua gets it done! I‟ve been working on Josh‟s hitting since ten years-old. He hasthe training, the talent and the desire to help any program, any team.”
Robin Ventura Former White Sox“Joshua has been trained by the best. I met Josh through Joe Pimentel, who had Josh on his Little League World Series team. He‟s a solid ball player that I will alwayskeep an eye on.”Trent Holbrook Rip Baseball, San Diego CA“I‟ve been training Josh since he was nine years-old. Josh is a smart, toughBaseball player. He‟s a big part of any team he is on.... you can count on him.Great hitter, great in any position he plays... tougher than SH*T. “Hit it to right-center Josh!”Lyle Gabriel Founder, San Diego Stars Baseball“I wanted to take Josh to China but he was unavailable. I like Josh, he‟s a solid ballplayer that always seems to be on the winning team.”