Javier Cavazos

Letts Award: 2007

Director/Founder of Capital Area Youth Sports Association

1965-Present – Capital Area Youth Sports Association

Organized and founded Northside Athletics & Recreation Club in 1965.  The club name was changed to Capital Area Youth Sports Association (CAPSA) in 1990.

COACHING EXPERIENCE

1974                    Babe Ruth 13 & under State Champions

1976                    Babe Ruth 16-18 & under Regional Champions

1976                    Sandy Koufax 14 & under State and Regional Champions

1980                   Assistant Coach of Lansing Community College Baseball

1982                   Assistant Coach of East Lansing High School Varsity Baseball

1983-1985        Head Coach of Bath High School Varsity Baseball

1984                   Babe Ruth 12 & under State Champions

1986                   Pony Colt Division 16 & under Regional Champions

1988                  Head Coach of Waverly High School Jr. Varsity Baseball

1991                    Babe Ruth 12 & under State Champions

1994                   Pony Bronco Division 12 & under State Regional Champions

1995                   Babe Ruth 12 & under State Champions

1997                   Michigan Parks and Recreation 14 & under State Champions

1999                   Michigan Parks and Recreation 14 & under State Champions

2005                  Pony Bronco Division 12 & under State Regional Champions

Basketball

1995-1997         Sexton High School Assistant Coach Girl’s Varsity Basketball

Youth Basketball

1993                  Jr. Pro Girls Varsity National Tournament Champions

1994                   Jr. Pro Girls Varsity National Tournament Champions

1996                   YBOA Girls 12 & under Consultation National Tournament Champions

2000                  YBOA Girls 12 & under Consultation National Tournament Champions

2000                  Jr. Pro Girls JV National Tournament Champions

Affiliations

1965-present    Capital Area Youth Sports Association

1972-1975          Little League Baseball

1973-present     Junior Pro Basketball

1974-present     Babe Ruth Baseball

1987-present     AAU Basketball

1990-present     YBOA State Director

2004-present     AAU Baseball & Softball State Commissioner

Awards and Recognition

Received “Others Award” – National award given by the Salvation Army to a deserving person for their involvement in youth sports

Received an “Achievement Award” – National award given by Youth Basketball of America (YBOA) in recognition of outstanding contribution to YBOA.