Sports Advisory Committee

The Sports Advisory Committee is responsible for disseminating information regarding sports activities, resolving conflicts between sports organizations, making recommendations to the Parks & Recreation Commission regarding programs, sports activities, and improving sports facilities.

The Sports Advisory Committee meets quarterly on the 4th Thursday of January, April, July, and October at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers. The Committee consists of representatives from each of the City's appointed sports organizations, the South Coast YMCA and the Capistrano Unified School District. The three at-large members are appointed by the City Council,each serving two-year terms to represent the overall concerns of the community. 
Members, Council Liaisons, and Parks & Recreation Commission Liaison
  • Mayor Pro Tem John Mark Jennings
  • Council Member Fred Minagar
  • Parks & Recreation Commissioner Amanda Jones
  • James Carbone, Chair/At-Large Member
  • Susan Staub, Vice Chair/At-Large Member
  • Derek Bartolome, At-Large Member
  • John Lorenzo, Rancho Niguel Little League
  • Jerrod Strauss, LNYSA Soccer
  • Ali Diba, Alternate - LNYSA Soccer
  • Chris Connelly, Regional Commissioner - AYSO Soccer
  • Rod Robinson, Alternate - AYSO Soccer
  • Brad Holman, President - Laguna Niguel Girls Softball
  • Dierdre Leisner, Alternate - Laguna Niguel Girls Softball
  • Chris Rottach, Laguna Niguel Little League
  • Jim Frankenfield, Alternate - Laguna Niguel Little League
  • Eric Yoshinari, Alternate - Rancho Niguel Little League
  • Loretta Beeuwsaert, Youth Basketball
  • Terry Anderson, United States Youth Volleyball League
  • Frank Krause, Laguna Niguel Adult Coed Soccer
  • Fredrick DeTapia, Alternate - Laguna Niguel Adult Coed Soccer
  • Ryan Shimizu, Sports Director - YMCA Adult Softball
  • Jack Tiano, President - Laguna Niguel Bocce Club
  • John Cummings, Alternate - Laguna Niguel Bocce Club
  • John Cummings, Laguna Niguel Bocce Club
  • Phil Carnahan, Crown Valley Pickleball Club
  • Vicki Bond, Alternate - Crown Valley Pickleball Club

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