Patrick Wilson, chairperson

Patrick Wilson, chairperson

Patrick Wilson

A Williamsport native, Patrick W. Wilson, is the Senior Vice President of Operations and Program Development for Little League Baseball and Softball, as well as International Tournament Director.

After graduating from Bloomsburg University in 1991 with a bachelor’s degree in economics, Wilson came to work at Little League International in 1993 as an assistant to then Little League Vice President of Operations, Joe Losch. In more than 20 years with the organization, Wilson has become a world leader in baseball and softball operations.

Wilson is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the operations of Little League International’s five regional centers in the United States and four international centers. As part of these responsibilities, he leads the coordination of the annual World Series tournaments in nine divisions of baseball and softball, including television coverage, staffing and all other operations. Wilson is also Chairman of Little League International’s Charter Committee, Rules Committee and Tournament Committee. In addition to overseeing the operations side of Little League International, the Marketing/Sponsorship and Communications Divisions also report to him.

In 2011, Wilson assumed his current position with Little League Baseball and Softball. Under his direction, Little League has secured strong relationships internationally to spread the games of baseball and softball throughout the world. This growth includes expansion of Little League in Australia to the point where the country’s Little League growth led to direct entry for a team from Australia to the Little League Baseball World Series for the first time in 2013. Wilson was also instrumental in the development and implementation of Little League’s newest division, the Little League Intermediate (50/70) Baseball Division, which was launched in 2013.

In addition to his position with Little League, Wilson is an active member of the Williamsport community. He has volunteered with several local agencies, including Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania's Council of Trustees and serves as a Board member for the Williamsport Regional Medical Center and Divine Providence Hospital. He currently resides in Williamsport, with his wife, Jennifer, and daughter, Ella.