West Raleigh Baseball - Coaches

League Contacts

Chris Vurnakes
Executive Director


Chris Duty
Facility Operations Manager


Scott Toth


Bobby Norris


Gretchen Golz
Team Parent Coordinator


Fall Commissioners

Major League - Nick Pupa
Minor League - Carey Pate
Rookie League - Bobby Norris
MCP - David Talbert


Fall Key Dates

Fall Volunteer Workday: Saturday, July 30
Coaches Meeting: Thursday, August 11
Tryouts: Sat, August 13
Draft: Sunday, August 14
Parent Meeting: Tuesday, August 16
Practices Begin: Wednesday, August 17
Scrimmages vs. North Wake: Weekend of September 10/11
Opening Day: Saturday, September 17

Pitch Count & Pitch Smart Guidelines

Pitch Count Tracker

USA Baseball Pitch Smart Guidelines 


Reference Documents

Coaches Meeting Agenda (link)
Coaches Code of Conduct (link)
Tryout Schedule (link)
Tryout Matrix (link)
COVID Protocol (link)
BYoung Dynamic Arm Warm-up (link)


Additional Links

Babe Ruth Background Screen Registration (link)

(Background checks are valid for 12 months)

Town of Cary Weather Delays and Cancellations (link)