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DAN ALMONTE

HEAD COACH & OWNER

Name, Title


Baseball/Softball

Hitting, Catching & Fielding Instructor 

Professional:

1997 Player, St. Paul Saints, Northern League, St. Paul, Minnesota1995-1996 Player, Long Beach State University, California, Baseball America’s #1 College Baseball Transfer

 College:

1995 Player, Cape Cod College Summer Baseball League (SS)1992-1995 Player, Old Dominion University, 1994 2nd Team All-CAA (SS), CAA Champions 1994, 1995, Eastern Regionals at Clemson University 1994, Atlantic 1 Regionals at Florida State University 1995, One of Baseball America’s Players to watch in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA)

High School:

1990-1992 Player, Varsity Baseball ESM H.S. East Syracuse, NY, 1st Team All-League (SS) 1991/1992, Honorable Mention All-League (SS)

1990, Most Outstanding Senior Male Athlete Award 1992, Only Male Athlete in Section III to make 1st Team in Football, Basketball and Baseball.​​Holds six school records in baseball including career hits, stolen bases and runs. Hit .507 in 1992

 

Awards:

The East Syracuse Minoa High School Athletic Hall of Fame 2021

#4 ESM Greatest 52 Athlete  Since 1975

https://www.syracuse.com/sports/g66l-2019/05/8e7d2b85e96736/the-52-greatest-athletes-in-east-syracuse-minoa-history.html


Coaching Experience:

2019- Present : The Sports Yard Dirtbags and Diamonds Head Coach

2015-2019 ESM Varsity Coach
2010-2018 Baseball/Softball Hitting, Catching, Fielding Instructor, Baseball U NY Head Coach.
2008 Head Modified Coach, Lyncourt School, Syracuse, NY
2008 Graduated with a Master's Degree in Education Curriculum and Instruction from University of Phoenix
2005-2007 Assistant Varsity Coach, Bethel H.S. Hampton, Virginia, District Tournament Champions  
2003-2004 Coach, Freshman Baseball, ESM, East Syracuse, NY
2001 Graduated from Cortland University with a Bachelor's Degree in Health and Physical Education (K-12)

 

 

Baseball Hitting & Fielding Instructor 

 

 

Professional :

Current Infielder in the Baltimore Orioles Organization. Finished 2019 season in High-A in Frederick Maryland.

2019: Traded to Baltimore Orioles 2018: Free agent sign with the Pittsburgh Pirates

 

College:

Lynn University 2017: Second team All-SSC selection...D2CCA Second Team All-Region...ABCA/Rawlings Second Team All-Region...NCBWA Honorable Mention selection.2018:

First team All American by NCBWA, D2CCA, and ABCA/Rawlings. First team All-South Region by NCBWA, D2CAA, and ABCA/Rawlings. Named SSC Conference Player of the year and First Team all SSC Conference.College: Herkimer 2015-2016: 2nd Team All-American, Region 3 Male Athlete of the year, Voted Most Valuable Player.

 

High school:

Kingston Won State Championship in 2012, Voted First Team All-State as a Sophomore, Named 2014 Player of the Year by Daily Freeman, drafted in 12th round of 2014 MLB draft by the Atlanta Braves.

2014-2018 Dean’s List

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Patrick Dorrin
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Baseball Hitting, Pitching & Fielding 

Softball Hitting & Fielding Instructor 

Coaching and Instructing:

Hannibal JV Baseball Head Coach (2018-Present)

The Sports Yard Coach and Instructor (2018-Present) Pitching / Hitting and Fielding

Playing:

Mexico Varsity Baseball (2014-2016)

Mexico Block M Baseball MVP (2015, 2016)

OHSL Freedom National First Team All-League (2015, 2016)

Baseball U NY- Travel  Baseball 2014-2016

Tyler Stever

 

Baseball Hitting  Pitching & Fielding Instructor 

Coaching and Instructing :

4+ Years experience in baseball instruction in the Binghamton, NY Area

Playing :

2015-2019 University at Buffalo Club Baseball

High School:

2012-2015 Windsor Central High School Baseball (2015 STAC All-Star at 2B)

Training:

Trained under Joel Bennett :Played professional baseball for 17 years. ('98 Orioles, '99 Phillies)

Jonah Bennett 
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Bill Ashby

 

Baseball 

Pitching, Hitting and Fielding Instructor

 

25 + Years of Coaching and Instructing in the Central NY area

 

Driveline Certified Coach

Pitching, Hitting and Fielding 

T-ball to college level instruction

 

2017- Present Modified coaching and player development JE High School

2011-2016 Manager /Owner CNY Arsenal Travel ball Team.

Member Positive coaching Alliance 

American Coaching Academy

Dana Nicoletti

 

Softball Pitching Instructor

 College:

The College of Saint Rose

2017 & 2018 : ALL NE10 Team

 

Herkimer Community College

2x National Pitcher of the Week

2016 : Conference Player of the Year, First Team All American

2015/2016: National Championship Runner Up

 

High School:

Liverpool

2014: Named First Team All CNY & Second Team All State

2014: Sectional Championship, Regional Championship & State Runner Up

 

2014-2018: Dean’s List 

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