Rest in Peace Coach Aber
As a league, we're tremendously saddened & frankly devastated to report that one of our own, Matt Aber, lost a brief battle with cancer this past weekend. Matt is survived by his high school sweetheart, Melanie, and his two boys, Ryan & Austin, who he couldn't say enough about.
Matt has been involved with East Side Little League for over 10 years and has graciously given his time to coach & support the league through his tenure with his unending spirit to give back to the community where he lives; most recently being nominated and serving as the Jrs & Srs Executive Board member for ESLL.
Matt will be missed by all, and his void will be felt for years to come especially by those who had the great fortune of being coached and/or mentored by him. He led by example and set the highest of examples for any volunteer within East Side Little League to aspire. As a league, we will do everything we can to support Matt's wonderful family during this difficult time. At present, there is a Support Team Aber gofundme setup to help support Melanie and the boys going forward. There will be more to follow as the league looks to honor one of our best and we will keep everyone up to date as we put those future celebrations of Matt's life & contribution to his community, especially his ESLL community, into place.
Please click on this link for Matt Aber's Obituary for more information related to Matt's services for those who knew him well and wish to pay their respects to Melanie & the boys.
You will be missed Matt, may you rest in peace and your legacy live on within ESLL as a beacon of light for all the kids who play the game! GO JAYS!
East Side Little League is a non-profit organization, passionate about providing area youths of all ages and abilities a place to play the game of baseball. By teaching the virtues of character, courage and loyalty, ESLL is designed to develop superior citizens first and foremost while developing both baseball and life skills in a safe and family-friendly environment. The goal is for these young athletes to become leaders both on and off the field, in the classroom, and in their communities.
ESLL promotes teamwork as an extremely important aspect of Little League baseball. Most coaches will rotate players through various positions to learn each position and to further encourage teamwork, a trait children can learn and take with them throughout their lives.
ESLL and Little League baseball also teaches children the important skill of work ethic. They are able to see and understand the value of practicing to improve their skills something that translates to school, work and everyday life.
As the players progress thru the divisions, ESLL seeks to offer an exciting, engaging, and competitive environment that promotes discipline, ownership, accountability, and respect. Our volunteer coaches are passionate about and committed to the development of well-rounded athletes.
Being a community-based organization, East Side Little League is a place where children will play with their friends and make new friends. It's a place where great memories can be made and last a lifetime.
Opening day 2019!
Opening day is here..we are lining up on the sidewalk in the parking lot this morning by divisons..parade starts at 9:15am.