Hall of Fame...

Every year, MAAD inducts individuals into MAAD Hall of Fame. Each individual served 10 or more years as players, coaches, managers, leaders and/or officers and met the criterias listed: outstanding performance, integrity, sportsmanship, character and leadership.

Congratulations inductees!


LADIMER BAIRD
Ladimer Baird from Sioux Falls first joined MAAD as basketball and softball player in 1998 and continued to play until 2011. He had played for Sioux Falls, Minnesota and Lincoln teams. His softball team (Sioux Falls) had won several championships. He won individual sportsmanship for basketball in 1998 and 2002 for USADB. He was all-star 7 years straight for basketball from 2000 to 2006 and also all-star for softball in 2002 and 2006. He was delegate for Sioux Falls from 2003 to 2005 and also USADB Treasurer from 2006 to 2008. He now resides in Indiana.

JERRY W. CRABB (deceased)
Jerry Crabb from Wichita first joined MAAD as basketball player in 1948 and continued as player until 1955. He first played softball in 1963 and played until 1989. He played for Wichita and Olathe teams. He was MAAD Basketball Chair in 1973 and delegate for Wichita in 1989 and 1995.

JEFFREY BRANCH
Jeffrey Branch from Sioux Falls first joined MAAD as basketball and softball player in 1998 until 2010. He had played for Sioux Falls, Denver and Midwest Express (independent) teams. His softball team (Sioux Falls) had won several championships. He won Golden Glove (softball) in 2004, Individual Sportsmanship (softball) in 2005, and all-star for softball in 2008. He also was MAAD Basketball Chairperson in 2008. He now resides in Florida.

JAY DIETERICH
Jay Dieterich from Kansas City first joined MAAD as basketball and softball player in 1993 until 2010 and came back to play in 2016. He mostly played basketball than softball. He had played for several teams over the years – Kansas City, Omaha, Olathe, Denver, Lincoln and St. Louis (some were independent teams). His teams had won championship and runner-up. He won basketball MVP in 2006 and all-stars 1995, 1997 and 1999. He was also Olathe Women’s softball manager in 2002. He still resides in Kansas City area.

MICHELE HEISE
Michele Heise from Minnesota first joined MAAD as softball player in 1994 and played in 1997, 1998 and 2004. She joined MAAD as basketball player in 1997 and played until 2008, all for Minnesota team (MinnePaul). Her basketball team had won championship 9 times and won championship 5 times in ABAD/USADB. She won basketball MVP in 1999 and 1997 at ABAD. She also won basketball all-star in 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003 and 2008 and at ABAD 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2002 at USADB. She also won softball all-star in 2003 (coed) and 2004. She still resides in Minnesota.

MICHELE MALCOLM
Michele Malcolm first joined MAAD as softball player in 1998 until 2002 for Denver team. She played in NSAD from 1998 to 2007 (from 2003 to 2007 – her teams did registered for MAAD but not enough women’s teams so team went straight to NSAD to play). Her team had won championship 5 years straight at MAAD. She won MVP in 1998 and 2001 and 2001 at NSAD. She won all-star in 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2006 at NSAD. She had won RBI Champ and Homerun Champ (1998 and 2001) and Batting Average in 2001. She did played basketball in 2005 and delegate for Denver in 1998. She was inducted in 2014 NSAD Hall of Fame. She now resides in California.

RONDA JO (MILLER) DONATUCCI
Ronda Jo Miller first joined MAAD as basketball player in 2001 and played 5 times between 2001 and 2011, all for MinnePaul. Her team had won all championship. She won MVP in 2006, 2008 and 2011 and also 2003 at USADB. She won all-star in 2005, 2006 and 2008 (USADB). She won Most Assist Champ (2006), Rebound Champ (2005) and Top Scorer (2006 and 2011). Her team played in USADB in 2003 (champ), 2004 (champ), 2005 (runner-up), 2006 (3rd place) and 2008 (3rd place). She played softball for women’s team in 2004 and coed team in 2003 and 2005 (both time won champion). She also won softball MVP (2004), Home Run Champ (2004) and Individual Sportsmanship (2004 softball and 2008 basketball). She still resides in Minnesota.


Questions about Hall of Fame, contact Tami Richardson-Nelson at maadhallfame@gmail.com.