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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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Tyler Stever

 

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

 

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)

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Alicia Hansen

 

 

 

Softball Hitting & Fielding Instructor 

College:

Syracuse University

2017 All-ACC First Team … 2017 NFCA Mid-Atlantic Second Team All-Region … Holds Syracuse sophomore single-season records in batting average (.376) and runs scored (48) … Is top-10 in 10 different career records at Syracuse including second in runs scored (135), third in hits (197) and fourth in triples (10) … her 67 hits in 2017 are tied for the second most in a single-season at Syracuse.

High School:

Liverpool

Alicia Hansen has been voted into the New York State High School Softball Hall of Fame, as part of the Class of 2021.

 

High School: Shortstop for Liverpool High School ... As a senior she posted a .550 batting average with 55 hits, 41 runs scored, 41 RBI's, and one home run ... Overall she posted a .506 batting average with 208 hits, 190 runs scored, 153 RBI's, and nine home runs ... Played in the 2012-2014 Sectional Championship, the 2014-2015 Regional Championship, and the 2014-2015 State Championship ... Named First Team All-CNY her sophomore, junior and senior year ... Named All-CNY Player of the Year her junior and senior year ... Named First Team All-State her junior and senior year ... Received Team MVP honors in 2014 and 2015

 

https://cuse.com/sports/softball/roster/alicia-hansen/15672

 

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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Dana Nicoletti
Kevin Newby

 

PITCHING, FIELDING AND HITTING

INSTRUCTOR

WEST GENESEE HS

Played Summer Baseball for Coach Antonio 1970-74

3 Time OHSL 1st TEAM ALL LEAGUE

            G       AVG.     HR.     RBI

1972   14     .406       1         16

1973   14     .429       2         23

1974   16     .415       6         27

( WOOD Bat Area)

1974 Signed Free Agent

(Open Tryout....6.4.....60 YD Dash)

MONTREAL EXPOS

'Special Instruction in Player Development

38 Years

Developmental Work with ....

41 MLB PLAYERS

9 (1ST) ROUND DRAFT PICK

350+ MINOR LEAGUE AND MAJOR LEAGUE PLAYERS

CALIFORNIA BASEBALL ACADEMY (CBA).

SPECIALIZING IN ADVANCE PLAYER INSTRUCTION

TEAM SPECIAL INSTRUCTION TO 

(8) DIFFERENT AMATEUR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS

SOFTBALL PITCHING, FIELDING AND HITTING INSTRUCTOR

Coaching:

The Sports Yard Diamonds 2019-Present

Mexico JV Softball (2013-2015)

Mexico Varsity Softball (2016-2017)

Mexico Block M Softball MVP (2017)

OHSL Honorable Mentions (2016)

OHSL 1st Team All League (2017)

Mexico High School MACSFA MVP (2016,2017)

Mexico High School Sports Booster Club MVP (2017)

Linda Beyer-Shoults Award for academic achievement while being a 2 sport athlete (2017)

Mexico High School Gold Scholar Athlete (2014-2017) for being a high honor roll student will participating in 2 sports

Baldwinsville Swarm (2013)

CNY Monsters (2014-2018)

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Brianna Clark

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