Sean Campbell, Co-Founder
A co-founder of Loden Sports, Sean Campbell played baseball at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas from 1996-98 and was drafted as a catcher in the 9th round by the San Diego Padres in the 1998 First-Year Player Draft. After an injury cut his professional playing career short, he retired and began teaching special education and coaching baseball at the high school level. In 2005, he began a career as an MLB Area Scout for the Pittsburgh Pirates before being hired by the San Diego Padres as the Northeast Regional Supervisor in the fall of 2010. After three successful years in that role, he was then named the National Crosschecker for the Padres amateur scouting department.
In 2015, Sean joined USA Baseball as the Senior Director, Sport Development. During his time at the National Governing Body, he spear-headed the growth and transformation of the Fun at Bat program, Coach Education and Certification Programs, the Long-Term Athlete Development Plan (LTAD), and the creation and launch of the Prospect Development Pipeline (PDP), among other development and health/safety initiatives. Following his time at USA Baseball, Sean served as a Youth Consultant to the Major League Baseball Players Association and subsequently Players Way (partnership with MLBPA/USSSA).
In June of 2022, Sean was named the Executive Director of the MLB Draft League.
Matt Pajak, Co-Founder
Originally from Wilbraham, MA, Matt attended Bryant University in Smithfield, RI where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Following graduation, Matt interned with the Cape Cod Baseball League, working under the Commissioner of the league.
In early 2016, he joined USA Baseball as the Coordinator, Program Development and by the end of 2016, Matt had joined the internal team that was working on the launch of the Prospect Development Pipeline (PDP), a joint initiative between MLB and USA Baseball that became a vehicle for objective data capture of the top amateur baseball prospects in the country to be used for draft purposes. Matt worked as the Assistant Director of the PDP from March 2017 until July 2020. As the Assistant Director, PDP, Matt traveled with and directed operations teams to collect and process objective performance data. During this time, he attained a Master’s Degree online from Georgetown University in Washington, DC.
In August 2020, Matt was promoted to Director, Integrated Sport Performance before co-founding Loden Sports. In October 2022, Matt joined Slammers Baseball as the Director of Performance Analytics.