Coach Mayer returns for his 20th year with DYBA as the manager of the 14 Red team and head coach of the Travel Baseball program. In 2013, he was chosen as one of 50 national finalists for the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) Double-Goal Coach Award. Coach Mayer is a 1992 graduate of Trinity International University where he played baseball and football. In 1993, Coach Mayer began coaching at Deerfield High School where continues to coach freshman football and sophomore baseball. Coach Mayer is also a teacher at Oak Grove Elementary School in Libertyville. He and his wife, Tyese, reside in Gurnee with their two children, Grace and Major.