Coach Shimamoto is returning for his third year on the DYBA coaching staff. He will co-manage the 9 Grey team this season. The past two seasons, Coach Shimamoto served as an assistant coach to Coach Mark Januszewski (12 Red-2014) and to Coach Shane Mulhern (12 Red-2015). Coach Shimamoto grew up in Deerfield and played DYBA travel baseball for 3 years. He is a graduate of Deerfield High School, where he played Freshman, Sophomore, and Varsity baseball, primarily as a middle infielder and pitcher. Coach Shimamoto is currently a sophomore at Vanderbilt University.