Meet the Staff

David Burns

David Burns

Founder & CEO

 

David has lived in Austria since 2004 and founded Baseball Jobs Overseas in 2012 to help connect players with the many opportunities across Europe and around the world. David is involved in many aspects of the business, but his primary day-to-day focus is on expansion projects and the ongoing support of both members and clubs. 

Email: dburns@baseballjobsoverseas.com

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Jake MacDonald

Jake MacDonald

Media Manager

 

Jake wrapped up his college career at Texas A&M University-Texarkana in 2019 and managed to make it to Europe to play in 2020 amidst a pandemic. Jake plans to continue his overseas baseball career for some which will allow him a lot of downtime to utilize his media skills to promote BBJO members.

Email: info@baseballjobsoverseas.com

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Carter Cromwell

Carter Cromwell

Written Content / Player Bio's / Scouting

 

Carter spent 11 years as a sportswriter for daily newspapers, covering athletics at the high school, collegiate and professional levels. He uses this experience to write the stories of our members who have travelled the world as well as writing up bios for player and club profiles. Carter’s role recently expanded to a boots-on-the-ground, U.S. scout for BBJO.

Email: c.cromwell@baseballjobsoverseas.com

Jimmy Jensen

Jimmy Jensen

Chief Operating Officer

 

After five years of travelling the world playing baseball, Jimmy finally settled in Austria in 2020 with his fiance. Jimmy’s primary role has always been to work with both members and clubs in finding the right matches. Now settled in Austria and working side-by-side with David, Jimmy’s role has evolved to include supporting the day-to-day decisions of the business. 

Email: j.jensen@baseballjobsoverseas.com

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Arik Sikula

Arik Sikula

Board of Directors

 

From a Blue Jay to BBJO, Arik brings that high-level professional experience to the team and also has a vast range of experience playing overseas. Arik is in an advisory role with regard to professional leagues around the globe in support of our efforts to continue to expand on higher-level opportunities internationally for our members. 

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Sarah Edwards

Sarah Edwards

Softball Recruitment Manager

 

Sarah is a 2018 graduate of Hofstra University and has been overseas ever since, playing in Switzerland, New Zealand, the Netherlands and now going into her third season in Italy where she lives year-round and also plays for the Italian National Team. Sarah’s role is servicing our softball membership base while supporting clubs in their search for imports annually. She is also involved in softball content creation, working closely with our Social Media Manager. 

Email: s.edwards@softballjobsoverseas.com

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Lisa Maulden

Lisa Maulden

Board of Directors

 

After traveling the world playing softball since 2015, Lisa has now settled in Japan where she plays and works, keeping a busy schedule. Lisa healed the position of Softball Recruitment Manager from 2015 until early 2021 and now remains in an advisory role with Softball Jobs Overseas.

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Will Nahmens

Will Nahmens

Technical Support / Website

 

Will has played on three different continents overseas and continues to travel the world playing the game today. Will not only works on the continued development of new bells and whistles for our website, he services as a board member, providing great insight on the continued improvement of our service.

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