Kerri Cervantes

Kerri works for a local property management company and is the mother of a special needs youngster who is 25 years old and who enjoys playing in the softball league with his friends. Kerri helps in funding raising for the league and also with game management during our season. Kerri also uses her computer skills to help our non-profit record keeping.

James M. (Mike) Theopistos

James M. (Mike) Theopistos was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and has lived in San Antonio since 1978.  He and his wife, Pat, have 2 children and 2 grandchildren.  After retiring in 1996 from USAA, where he served in a number of positions in information technology management, Mike joined the faculty of San Antonio College.  He retired from San Antonio College in May of 2010 as an Assistant Professor in the Computer Information Systems Department and now teaches part-time as a member of the adjunct faculty of San Antonio College.  In addition to his involvement with Lone Star Play Ball, Mike is active in prison ministry where he and his wife are volunteers in the Texas prison system.  Mike’s interest in Lone Star Play Ball stems from his close relationship with his late brother, Billy, for whom he and Pat cared from 1982 until his passing in November of 2007.

Randy Holt

Randy Holt is a native of Muncie, Indiana and a graduate of Ball State University. He has resided in San Antonio for 30+ years and is owner and president of Williams- Stackhouse, Inc., a firm that provides aerial mapping services throughout the U.S.

Randy and his wife Becky are members of Oak Hills Church and have been married for 25+ years. He has a step-son, Chris, and a five-year-old grand-daughter, Madison.

Prior to Lone Star Play Ball, Randy had no familiarity with special needs people. His participation with this program, however, has had a profound impact on his life.

Jonathan and Emily Jones

Jonathan and Emily Jones began their involvement with Lone Star Play Ball in 2011 in response to an ad in their church bulletin. Since then, they have served as buddies, managers, and now as members of the board. Being part of the Lone Star Play Ball organization has been a life changing experience for both of them. Jonathan, a graduate of Texas A&M University (classes of 2002 and 2009), works in Admissions at a local university. Jonathan enjoys working and guiding university studies in their academic studies. In his spare time, he reads, writes, and walks their dog, Stella. Emily, a Louisiana native, works as a pediatric audiologist at Sunshine Cottage School for Deaf Children. She loves being part of a team to help children with hearing loss learn how to listen and talk. Jonathan and Emily look forward to many seasons at Lone Star Play Ball.

Mike and Debbie Abrego

Mike & Debra Abrego have been involved with Lone Star Play Ball for the last five years. While Mike and Debra are able to manage a team for LSPB, they also have a son with (Down syndrome) special needs that participates on the team. Mike retired from Kelly AFB in 2001 and since has worked with the Department of the Treasury and the Department of Defense as a Contractor. He has over 15 years of coaching youth baseball. Debra has been with Security Service Federal Credit Union for over 29 years and is currently the Operational Accounting Manager for her Department. She has participated in many volunteer activities, to include the San Antonio Food Bank, Habitat for Humanity and mentoring at Southwest High School for the last eight years. Mike and Debra state, “Our hearts have been waiting for an opportunity like Lone Star Play Ball. Our dreams have always been to be part of a league for the mentally and physically challenged.”  

Brooke Sanchez

Brooke is a graduate of Trinity University and has been involved with LSPB since 2010. She played softball at Trinity and enjoys getting to share her favorite sport with so many wonderful people in the league. She says that “LSPB has transformed the lens through which I see the world and I am so blessed to be a part of it."

Brian and Theresa Blankinship

Brian and Theresa have been involved with Lone Star Play Ball for the past 5 and 4 years, respectively.  Brian has a lawn and fence business and Theresa is a legal secretary.  They were drawn to the League because they saw a need for volunteers and enjoy helping others.  Brian and Theresa have served as buddies, managers, field directors and now as members of the Board of Trustees.  They are passionate about the League, their team, and all the players.  Being involved with Lone Star Play Ball has been very rewarding on and off the field.  As Brian says, "You just can't walk away from the field feeling anything but happiness."