Dave Gallagher – New Jersey


State Sectional Coordinator

Resource player for MLB top prospects for 15 years at the MLB ROOKIE CAREER PROGRAM.
* 9 year MLB player for 7 teams
* 5th in balloting for 1988 Rookie of the year
* 2 time 1st round draft pick
* current owner/operator of Gallagher Baseball in NJ

Shaun Parker – New Jersey



Former MiLB LHP (5 seasons)
*2 years in the Yankees organization (2004-2005)
*Staten Island Yankees (2004) under the guidance of the MLB great Tommy John (manager) and current KC Royals pitching coach Dave Eiland
*Charleston Riverdogs (2005) played for current Texas Christian University Associate Head Coach Bill Mosiello and former MLB pitcher Steve Renko

*2 years – independent Frontier League (2006-2007)
*2007 Frontier League All-Star (Rockford Riverhawks)
*under the guidance of former MLB pitcher Reggie Harris (Rockford Riverhawks)
*1 year – independent Atlantic League (Camden Riversharks)
*2-year SP – Rutgers University (2003-2004)
*#35 ranked senior in the country (2004) by Baseball America
*#1 ranked prospect (summer 2003) for Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League (ACBL) by Baseball America

*2-year SP – Mercer County CC (2001-2002)
*All-Region XIX 1st Team (2001 & 2002)
*All-GSAC 1st Team (2001 & 2002)

Bobby Buskett – New Jersey



-Assistant coach at the College of New Jersey (2008-2011)
-Former assistant coach and pitching coordinator at MLB Development Centers in China

Kevin Cust – New Jersey



-Currently coaches Diamond Jacks Super 17U
-Drafted in the 11th round by the Atlanta Braves in 2000
-Played for Danville in the Appalachian League & the Braves’ rookie team in the Gulf Coast League, 2001
-Hitting Coordinator, Diamond Nation, 2008-Present
-Head coach, Immaculata High School (Somerville, NJ) 2013-Present
-Assistant Varsity Coach, North Hunterdon High School, NJ -2011

Travis Anderson – New Jersey



-Currently coaches Diamond Jack Super 14U
-Drafted in the 25th round by the Atlanta Braves in 2001
-Reached High-A ball with the Braves
-Played seven years in the Atlantic League for Camden Riversharks & Somerset Patriots
-Hitting coach & third base coach for Somerset Patriots, 2010-2012

Steve Ditrolio – New Jersey



-Currently coaches Diamond Jacks Super 16U
-Assistant baseball coach & recruiting coordinator, Bloomingfield (NJ) College, 2005-2007
-Physical Education teacher & head varsity coach, Wardlaw Hartridge (NJ), 2007-2009B
-Edison American Legion Assistant Coach, 2008
-Associate Scout for the Atlanta Braves, 2010-2012
-Diamond Jacks, 2008-present
-Director of Garden State Underclass Games – 2013-Present

Evan Deluca – New Jersey



-Currently coaches Diamond Jacks Super 10U
-Coached at Diamond Nation since 2009
-Drafted in the 44th round of the MLB Draft in 2009 by the New York Yankees
-NY/Penn League All-Star 2001 ~ Pitched for Staten Island Yankees 2011-’12
-Five years Minor League experience

Rick Clagett – New Jersey



-Currently coaches Diamond Jacks Super 16U
-Coaching Experience:
– University of Utah, 1999-’01
– Villanova, 2001-’06 top varsity assistant, pitching coach, recruiting coordinator
– Lafayette, 2006-’10 pitching coach & recruiting coordinator
– North Borward Prep, Florida, pitching coach, 2011-’12
– Boca High School, Florida – Head Coach, 2013

Chris Reyes


Assistant New York City State Sectional Coordinator

2001- HS All American
2001 – PSAL NYC Baseball Player of the year
2001 – PSAL NYC Champs at Tottenville HS
2001-2003 – Brookdale Community College
2003-2005 – College Of Staten Island
2006-2010 – Assistant Baseball Coach at Long Island University Brooklyn
2006 – Created The Catchermtrx Catchers Development Program
2010 – National Academy of Sports Science Sports Performance Certification
2011 – Became a STACK Expert article contributor for STACK Magazine.
2012 – Started The I AM in the Community community organization that hosts food drives and equipment drives for inner city families that can’t afford specific necessities.

Frank Catalanotto – NEW YORK


Coach Long Island

Frank is Long Island native from Smithtown. A 14 year MLB Veteran who spent time with the Tigers, Blue Jays, Rangers, Brewers and Mets. He was drafted in the 10th round in the 1992 MLB draft by the Detroit Tigers. In 2001 with the Texas Rangers he finished fifth in the AL with a .330 batting average hitting .431 in August. In 2004 Frank set the Toronto Blue Jays record for most hits in a game with 6 on May 1st vrs the Chicago White Sox. Frank finished with 1,113 career hits, 457 RBIs, 84 HR’ and a .291 batting average. In 2012 Frank coached along side of Mike Piazza the Italian team in the World Baseball Classic.

Keith Osik – NEW YORK


Coach – Long Island

Keith Osik finished his major league career in 2004 with the Baltimore Orioles. He spent his first seven years with the Pittsburgh Pirates and one year with the Milwaukee Brewers. Primarily a catcher, he also played seven other positions while in the majors. Keith made his major league debut with Pittsburgh in 1996, was selected by the Texas Rangers out of high school and selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 24th round after his junior year of College. Keith played three years at Louisiana State University, where he was an All-Southeast Conference selection at catcher in his junior year. He started at shortstop his freshman year with the Tigers and at third base his sophomore season. Osik played all nine positions in a game against Northeast Louisiana during his junior year and was the pitcher of record in a 6-5, 11-inning loss.

Keith Osik was named Farmingdale State’s Head Baseball Coach on July 6, 2005 and holds a career coaching record of 209-132 over his first eight seasons, including one Regional Championship (2009), six straight Skyline Conference Championships (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013), six NCAA Tournament appearances (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013), and one Division III College World Series appearance (2009).

Bob Fletcher


Coach – Westchester, New York

Recipient of New York Professional Baseball Hot Stove League Steve Lembo Award for meritorious service to our national pastime at the amateur level.

President of Taconic Rangers Baseball Organization

Varsity coach at Kennedy Catholic HS
2008 NY State HS Champions
2010 NY State HS Championship Runner Up
2014 Catholic HS Bronx Westchester league Champions

Voted Coach of Year in Section 1 2009
Voted Coach of Year in League 3 times

Original Member of Board of Directors for Westchester Putnam Baseball Association

Founder of Kent /Carmel NY Travel Program ( Kent White Sox)Former President of Babe Ruth Program in Carmel NY

Organized and Traveled with teams to play in Friendship Tournament in Helsinki , Finland and Beijing, China

Varsity Assistant @ St. Raymond’s HS
Varsity Assistant @ Msgr. Scanlon HS

Member of HS Hall of Fame at St. Raymond’s for Baseball/Basketball

Former Division 1 Player at Long Island University under Coach Dick Vinning

Married to his wife Donna and has 3 children Bob, Katie and Tara.

Neal Turvey – Buffalo/Rochester, NY


Coach ~ Assistant NY State Sectional Coordinator

34 Years of Coaching, Evaluating, Projecting and Administration of Baseball Programs which includes:

Elite Travel to High School to College at Medaille College, the University at Buffalo, Niagara University, and NCCC.
Coach at Depew High School for six years
USA Baseball Ohio Stars 16U Regional Team, All-American Games (SanDiego, CA in 2014 and Sarasota, FL in 2015).
Coach in the Northeast at National Showcases.
Dedicated to providing youth and amateur players the experience, coaching and guidance they need to play in College or at the Professional level.

Jeff Ziemecki – Buffalo/Rochester, NY


Coach – Western NY

– Currently the President/Program Director for the Niagara Junior Thunderwolves
– Head Coach & College Placement for the Niagara Junior Thunderwolves 17U
– Head Varsity Coach at Roy-Hart High School
– Associate Head Coach Niagara County Community College 2014-2015
– Assistant Coach Niagara University 2011-2013
– Head Assistant Coach Niagara County Community College 2008-2010
– Served as an instructor at a number of Showcases/Camps around the country, including the University of Arizona and the University of Virginia

Angel Lugo – Westchester/Albany, New York


Westchester-Albany- 5 Boroughs ~ State Sectional Coordinator

– Owner of Extra Innings-Wappinger Baseball Training Center in Fishkill, NY (2007- present)
– Pitching coordinator at Extra Innings-Wappinger (2007-present)
– Drafted in the 21st round picks to the Minnesota Twins in 1988
– Played in the Appalachian, Atlantic, Florida State, and NY Penn Leagues.
– Head Coach of Cadets Baseball Academy travel organization in the Hudson Valley, NY (2014-present)
– Director of Hudson Valley Chapter of MLB’s RBI (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities) League

John Bernhardt – Pennsylvania


Coach- Maplezone, PA

· 3 Year varsity letter winner at LaSalle College High School
· 4 year player at Chestnut Hill College
· Pitching Coach at Chestnut Hill College From 2014-2015
· Head Varsity Baseball Coach at Cheltenham High School during spring of 2015
· Currently the head varsity baseball coach at Wissahickon High School
· Currently the Director of Travel Baseball for MSI (Maplezone Sports Institute)
· Former Director of Baseball Operations at The Dugout of Chester County and for Team Phenom PA
· Former coach of the Philly Whiz Kids 15U and 17U teams

Todd Rizzo – Pennsylvania


Coach – Maplezone, PA

· Played 15 years of professional baseball
· 2 seasons in the MLB with the Chicago White Sox as a LHP.
· Was on the Charlotte Knights in 1999 that won the International League Championship and was in 5 other championship series in my career
· Was on the Dominican team in 1997 that won the Dominican Championship and Caribbean World Series and was voted team MVP
· Won the Perfect Game World Series and Perfect Game World Wood Bat Championships with the Tri State Arsenal.
· Head of college recruiting for MSI Baseball and do private lessons for all ages.
· Coach just about every age group and currently coach the 13,14 and 2019 graduates

Cory Wine – Pennsylvania


Coach – Maplezone, PA

· 4 year varsity letter winner at Stillwater High School
· High School All-American; Player of the Year in (OK)
· 4 year starter at Penn State University
· Drafted by the Phillies in the 38th Round
· Played 2 years in MiLB
· Played 1 year in American Association Independent League
· Current Head Hitting Coordinator, Maplezone Sports Institute
· Current Director of Baseball Operations, Maplezone Sports Institute
· Five years of Coaching experience, MSI travel baseball teams

JR Tolbert – Pennsylvania


Coach – Maplezone, PA

· JR is a 2003 graduate of Delsea High School where he was a year-round athlete earning Seven varsity letters including, 4 in Basketball, and 3 in Baseball and selected for many honors including:
· 1st team All Conference 2003
· 2nd team All Conference 2002
· 1st team All Gloucester County Times 2003
· 2nd team All Group 3 2003
· Gloucester County All Star
· During his senior year at Delsea, JR led this baseball team in doubles and was listed as an Honorable Mention All Conference Baseball Team. He attended Cumberland County College.
· JR is currently a Team and College Placement Coordinator at MSI and Varsity Baseball Coach at Williamstown High School in NJ.
· JR has been coaching youth baseball for 12 years. Starting in Travel Baseball with the SJ Young guns in 2008. He also helped start the All Out Baseball organization in 2010 before leaving in 2015 to Join Kevin Schneider and the Bubba Baseball Program.