Presenter Hall of Fame

Past Presenters

Ace Adams
Minor League Pitching Coach
St. Louis Cardinals

Bryan Adamski
Head Baseball Coach
Trinity College

Mike Ahmed
Third Baseman
LA Dodgers Class A/Great Lakes Loons

Nick Ahmed
Major League Shortstop
Arizona Diamondbacks

Brad Arnsberg
Former Pitching Coach
Toronto Blue Jays

Rachel Balkovec
Minor League Strength & Conditioning Coordinator
Houston Astros

Bryan Barkley
Director of Turf Management & Stadium Operations
Connecticut Tigers

Mike Barnett
Past Hitting Coach
Kansas City Royals

Andy Baylock
ABCA Hall of Famer
& Longtime UConn Baseball Head Coach

CJ Beatty
The Baseball Motivator
Speaker, Life Coach & MiLB Coach/Pro Scout

Travis Beausoleil
Head Baseball Coach
Mitchell College

Arnie Beyeler
First Base Coach
Boston Red Sox

Roger Bidwell
Head Coach
University of Connecticut - Avery Point

Dann Bilardello
Catching Instructor
St. Louis Cardinals

Matt Blake
Cressey Performance Pitching Coordinator
& Certified Jaeger Sports Instructor

Ed Blankmeyer
Head Coach
St. John's University

Justin Blood
Head Coach
University of Hartford

Jake Boss Jr.
Head Baseball Coach
Michigan State University

Mickey Brantley
Past Hitting Coach
Toronto Blue Jays

Craig Breslow
Major League Relief Pitcher
Boston Red Sox/Oakland A's

Rico Brogna
Past Major League Player
Phillies, Tiger, Mets, Braves & Red Sox

Joe Brown
Head Baseball Coach
Div. III National Champion SUNY Cortland

Conor Burke
Assistant Coach
University of Maine

Brett Butler
Manager
Arizona Diamondbacks AAA Reno Aces

Maureen Butler
Baseball Strength & Conditioning Coach
University of Connecticut

Brian Butterfield
Third Base Coach
Boston Red Sox

Brian Cain
Peak Performance Coach
Performance/Motivational Specialist

Jeff Calcaterra
Past Head Coach
University of Hartford

Peter Caliendo
Former USA Baseball National Team Coach
& International Baseball Educator

Eric Campbell
Current Major League First Baseman
New York Mets

Matt Capps
Former Relief Pitcher
& MLB All-Star

Frank Carey
Head Coach
North Reading High School (MA)

Gary Carter
Baseball Hall of Famer
Class of 2001

Frank Catalanotto
Past MLB Outfielder
Blue Jays, Rangers, Mets

Dana Cavalea
Past Strength & Conditioning Director, New York Yankees
& Major League Strength Consultant

Glenn Cecchini
2016 All-USA High School Coach of the Year
& 2-Time Gold Medal USA U18 Manager

Raphael Cerrato
Head Baseball Coach
University of Rhode Island

Ben Cherington
Boston Red Sox
General Manager

Mike Church
Diamond Kings Founder
& Youth Baseball Instructor

Ron Coderre
Fundraising Expert

Chris Colabello
Outfielder/First Baseman
Toronto Blue Jays

Guy Conti
Past Bullpen Coach
New York Mets

Don Cooper
Pitching Coach
Chicago White Sox

Rob Cooper
Head Coach
Penn State University

Fred Corral
Pitching Coach
University of Georgia

Eric Cressey
Baseball Strength & Conditioning Expert
Cressey Performance Founder

Phil Cundari
Associate Head Coach
Seton Hall University

Rajai Davis
Major League Outfielder
Toronto Blue Jays, Detroit Tigers

Bill Decker
Head Baseball Coach
Harvard University

Mark DeJohn
Field Coordinator
St. Louis Cardinals

Steve Delabar
Major League Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays

Rod Delmonico
Past Head Coach
University of Tennessee

Nick Derba
Assistant Coach
University of Maine

Greg DiCenzo
Head Coach
College of the Holy Cross

R.A. Dickey
MLB All-Star Pitcher
& Cy Young Award Winner

Todd Donovan
Major League Baseball Scout
Tampa Bay Rays

Harvey Dorfman
Renowned Sports Psychologist

Marek Drabinski
Past Head Coach
Brown University

Chad Epperson
Minor League Catching Coordinator
Boston Red Sox

Joe Espinosa
Amherst College Infield Coach
& Espinosa Baseball Founder

Dwight Evans
Major League Outfielder
Boston Red Sox

Jamie Evans
Velocity Specialist
& Toronto Blue Jays Consultant

Ray Fagnant
Northeast Regional Scouting Director
Boston Red Sox

John Farrell
Manager
Boston Red Sox & Toronto Blue Jays

Sal Fasano
MLB Catching Coordinator
Toronto Blue Jays

Darren Fenster
Manager
Red Sox Class A Affiliate Greenville Drive

Dr. Howard Fero
Leadership Expert, Author, Professor, and Consultant

Bob Freimuth
Head Coach
Plainville High School (CT)

Nomar Garciaparra
Major League All-Star Shortstop
& ESPN Baseball Analyst

Rich Gedman
Worcester Tornadoes Manager
& Former Red Sox Star Catcher

Gary Gilmore
2016 National Champion Head Coach
Coastal Carolina University

Joe Girardi
Manager
New York Yankees

George Greer
Past Head Coach
Wake Forest University

Dr. Bill Harrison
Performance Expert

Bryan Harvey
MLB All-Star Pitcher

Ed Harvey
Head Coach
Fitch High School (CT)

Dennis Healy
Pitching Coach/Recruiting Coordinator
Wake Forest University

Mike Herbst
Trainer
New York Mets

Jim Hickey
Pitching Coach
Tampa Bay Rays

Rich Hill
Starting Pitcher
Los Angeles Dodgers

Trey Hillman
Past Manager
Kansas City Royals

Doug Hischorn
Sports Psychologist

Butch Hobson
Past Manager of Nashua Pride
Boston Red Sox 3rd Baseman

Bill Holowaty
Past Head Coach
Eastern Connecticut State University

Jared Holowaty
Head Baseball Coach
Montclair State University

George Horton
Head Coach, University of Oregon
& Past National Champion Coach at Cal State Fullerton University

Walt Hriniak
Former Hitting Coach
Boston Red Sox

Peter Hughes
Head Coach
Oklahoma University

Bruce Hurst
Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame Pitcher &
Pitching Coach for China's World Baseball Classic Team

Matt Hyde
Northeast Area Scout
New York Yankees

Anthony Iapoce
Hitting Coach
Texas Rangers

John Iovino
Past Head Coach
Norwich Free Academy (CT)

Ron Jackson
Past Hitting Coach
Boston Red Sox

Dan Kennedy
Director of Baseball Operations
Connecticut Baseball Academy & Team CT Baseball

Jayson King
Associate Head Baseball Coach
Amy West Point

Rich Knapp
Pitching Coordinator
Minnesota Twins

Paul Kostacopoulos
Head Coach
United States Naval Academy

Karl Kuhn
Pitching Coach
University of Virginia

Matt LaBranche
Head Baseball Coach
Eastern Connecticut State University

Roger LaFrancois
Minor League Hitting Coach St. Louis Cardinals
& Former MLB Red Sox Player

 

Gary LaRocque
Director of Player Development
St. Louis Cardinals & New York Mets

Bill Lee
Former Major League Pitcher
Boston Red Sox

Mark Leinweaver
Author

Tim Leiper
First Base Coach
Toronto Blue Jays

Al Leiter
Two-time World Series Champion and MLB All-Star
& MLB Network Analyst and New York Yankee Broadcast Commentator

Mike Leonard
Head Baseball Coach
Middlebury College

Dominic Leone
Current Major League Pitcher
Seattle Mariners

Matt Lisle
Hitting Coach
& TheHittingVault.com Founder

Kevin Long
Batting Coach
New York Yankees & New York Mets

Andy Lopez
Head Baseball Coach
2012 National Champion University of Arizona Wildcats

Torey Lovullo
Bench Coach
Boston Red Sox

Rick Lynch
Head Coach
Tomball High School (TX)

Josh MacDonald
Pitching Coach
University of Connecticut

Hazel Mae
Reporter
MLB Network

Pete Maki
Pitching Coach
Duke University

Steve Malinowski
Assistant Coach
University of Connecticut

Henry Manning
Head Coach
Pace University

Rich Marazzi
MLB Rules Expert & Consultant

Oliver Marmol
Minor League Manager
St. Louis Cardinals

Ed Marocco
Head Coach
Shelton High School (CT)

Bill Masse
Major League Scouting Supervisor
Seattle Mariners

Don Mattingly
Manager
Los Angeles Dodgers

Wayne Mazzoni
Pitching Coach
Sacred Heart University

John McDonald
Longtime MLB Infielder
Arizona Diamondbacks, Toronto Blue Jays, Boston Red Sox

Spanky McFarland
Head Coach
James Madison University

Shaun McNamara
MLB Scout
New York Mets

Neil McPhee
Past Head Coach
Northeastern University

Jessica Mendoza
ESPN Baseball Analyst
& Former World Champion Softball Outfielder

Frank Menechino
Former MLB Infielder
Oakland A's, New York Mets and Texas Rangers

Rich Miller
Baserunning Coach
Minnesota Twins

Seth Moir
Director of Baseball Operations
UCLA

Jack Morris
Five-Time MLB All-Star Pitcher
& Four-Time World Series Champion

Paul Niggebrugge
Certified Jaeger Sports Instructor
& Be Your Best Academy Founder

Matt Noone
Head Baseball Coach
Babson College

Steve Ontiveros
Former Major League Pitcher

Phil Orbe
Head Coach
NECBL Mystic Schooners & Montville High School (CT)

Kevin O'Sullivan
Head Coach
University of Florida

Steve Owens
Head Coach
Bryant University

Peter Pasquerosa
Head Coach
Franklin High School (MA)

Gil Patterson
Pitching Coach
Columbus Clippers (NYY AAA Affiliate)

Jim Penders
Head Coach
University of Connecticut

Rick Peterson
Past MLB Pitching Coach
& 3P Sports Pitching Expert

Steve Phillips
Former Mets GM and ESPN Personality

Kevin Pillar
Center Fielder
Toronto Blue Jays

Chris Podeszwa
Assistant Coach
University of Connecticut

George Poulis
Head Trainer
Toronto Blue Jays

Dan Radison
AA Hitting Coach
New York Yankees

Ed Randall
Radio Host
WFAN

Ken Ravizza
Legendary Peak Performance Expert

Jim Rice
Baseball Hall of Famer
Class of 2009

Cal Ripken Jr
Baseball Hall of Famer
Class of 2007

BJ Ryan
Former All-Star Closer
Toronto Blue Jays

Aaron Sanchez
Starting Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays

Donovan Santas
Strength & Conditioning Coach
Toronto Blue Jays

Bob Schaefer
Special Assistant to the General Manager
Washington Nationals

John Schiffner
Manager
Chatham Anglers

Dave Schuler
Minor League Pitching Coach
Colorado Rockies

Kevin Seitzer
Major League Hitting Coach
Atlanta Braves

Matt Senk
Head Baseball Coach
Stony Brook University

Derek Shelton
Hitting Coach
Tampa Bay Rays

Mike Shildt
Minor League Spring Training Coordinator
St. Louis Cardinals

Don Slaught
RightView Pro Founder,
Former Detroit Tigers Hitting Coach and 16-year MLB Veteran

Aaron Small
Former MLB Pitcher
New York Yankees

John Smoltz
Pitcher
Baseball Hall of Fame

Don Sneddon
Head Coach
Santa Ana College

Steve Springer
Quality At Bats Founder &
Toronto Blue Jays MLB Scout

Bill Springman
Minor League Hitting Coordinator
Minnesota Twins

Bob Stanley
Pitching Coach
Triple-A Buffalo Bisons
& Former Boston Red Sox Pitcher

Gene Stephenson
Past Head Coach
Wichita State University

Scott Stricklin
Head Baseball Coach
University of Georgia

Brent Strom
Minor League Pitching Coordinator
St. Louis Cardinals

Marcus Stroman
Starting Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays

Tanyon Sturtze
Former MLB Pitcher
New York Yankees

Greg Sullivan
Assistant Coach
Boston College

Dave Swanson
Professional Pitching Instructor
Swanson Baseball

John Szefc
Head Coach
University of Maryland

Bobby Tewksbary
Founder & Instructor
Tewksbary Hitting

Bob Tewksbury
Mental Skills Coach
Boston Red Sox

Turtle Thomas
Head Coach
Florida International University

Butch Thompson
Head Baseball Coach
Auburn University

Edwin Thompson
Head Baseball Coach
Eastern Kentucky University

Alex Trezza
Associate Head Coach
Boston College

Steve Trimper
Head Baseball Coach
Stetson University

Dave Turgeon
Associate Head Coach
Virginia Tech University

Willie Upshaw
Hitting Instructor
San Francisco Giants

Bobby Valentine
ESPN Baseball Analyst
& Former New York Mets Manager

Chris Verna
Founder
Chris Verna Training

Andy Walker
Youth Baseball Instructor

Pete Walker
Major League Pitching Coach
Toronto Blue Jays

Dave Wallace
Past Pitching Coach
Boston Red Sox

Joe Walsh
Past Head Coach
Harvard University

Austin Wasserman
Strength, Conditioning & Throwing Expert
& WassermanStrength.com Founder

Jimy Williams
Three-time MLB Manager
Boston Red Sox, Toronto Blue Jays & Houston Astros

Robbie Wine
Past Head Coach
Penn State University

Rick Wolff
Performance/Motivational Specialist

Tracy Woodson
Head Coach
University of Richmond

Ron Wotus
Bench Coach
San Francisco Giants

Tim Yuhas
Strength and Conditioning Expert

Nick Zibelli
President
College Baseball Umpires Assigning Organization

 

2017 Presenters

““/Bryan Adamski

Head Baseball Coach
Trinity College
 

““/CJ Beatty

The Baseball Motivator
Speaker, Life Coach & MiLB Coach/Pro Scout

““/Travis Beausoleil

Head Baseball Coach
Mitchell College
 

““/Peter Caliendo

Former USA Baseball National Team Coach
& International Baseball Educator
 

““/Matt Capps

Former Relief Pitcher
& MLB All-Star
 

““/Glenn Cecchini

2016 All-USA High School Coach of the Year
& 2-Time Gold Medal USA U18 Manager
 

““/Raphael Cerrato

Head Baseball Coach
University of Rhode Island
 

““/Chad Epperson

Minor League Catching Coordinator
Boston Red Sox
 

““/Joe Espinosa

Amherst College Infield Coach
& Espinosa Baseball Founder
 

““/Darren Fenster

Manager
Red Sox Class A Affiliate Greenville Drive
 

““/Gary Gilmore

2016 National Champion Head Coach
Coastal Carolina University
 

““/Rich Hill

Starting Pitcher
Los Angeles Dodgers
 

““/Matt Hyde

Northeast Area Scout
New York Yankees
 

““/Anthony Iapoce

Hitting Coach
Texas Rangers
 

/Jayson King

Associate Head Baseball Coach
Amy West Point
 

/Roger LaFrancois

Minor League Hitting Coach
St. Louis Cardinals & Former MLB Player
 

/Tim Leiper

First Base & Outfield Coach
Toronto Blue Jays
 

““/Mike Leonard

Head Baseball Coach
Middlebury College
 

““/Matt Lisle

Hitting Coach
& TheHittingVault.com Founder
 

““/Pete Maki

Pitching Coach
Duke University
 

““/Kevin Pillar

Center Fielder
Toronto Blue Jays
 

““/Aaron Sanchez

Starting Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays
 

““/John Schiffner

Manager
Chatham Anglers
 

““/John Smoltz

Pitcher
Baseball Hall of Fame
 

““/Bob Stanley

Pitching Coach, Triple-A Buffalo Bisons
& Former Boston Red Sox Pitcher
 

““/Greg Sullivan

Assistant Coach
Boston College
 

““/Dave Swanson

Professional Pitching Instructor
Swanson Baseball
 

““/Butch Thompson

Head Baseball Coach
Auburn University
 

““/Edwin Thompson

Head Baseball Coach
Eastern Kentucky University
 

““/Alex Trezza

Associate Head Coach
Boston College
 

/Steve Trimper

Head Baseball Coach
Stetson University
 

““/Chris Verna

Founder
Chris Verna Training
 

/Pete Walker

Major League Pitching Coach
Toronto Blue Jays
 

/Austin Wasserman

Strength, Conditioning & Throwing Expert
& WassermanStrength.com Founder
 

 
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