MEET OUR TEAM!
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Pat Lennon - Baseball - Hitting (Elite)
  • Lennon was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 1st round (8th overall) of the 1986 Major League Baseball Draft 

  • From 1991-1999 Lennon played for the Seattle Mariners, Kansas City Royals, Oakland Athletics and Toronto Blue Jays

  • From 2002-2005 Lennon played for the Long Island Ducks of the Independent Atlantic League

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Tom Caputo - Baseball - Hitting & Fielding (Tier 2)
  • As the Director of Program Development, Tom is an asset to the Pro Game Athletics Staff
  • Graduate from the Hofstra Baseball team

  • Former Long Island Duck

  • Former Head Coach for the Dowling Men’s College team

  • Current Assistant coach for St. Josephs College

  • Caputo has a tremendous amount of insight on what it takes to develop the college player

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Jay Loviglio - Baseball - Hitting & Fielding (Tier 2)  
  • Over 30 years of professional experience
  • Loviglio began his playing career with the Philadelphia Phillies’ organization, climbing up to the Majors in 1980. He spent time playing with the Chicago White Sox and Chicago Cubs organizations as well

  • In 1986 Loviglio started his coaching career throughout the minor leagues as a Manager, Hitting Coach, Infield Coordinator, and Baserunning Coordinator within the Pirates, Rockies & Cubs. He spent two seasons as the Long Island Ducks hitting coach

  • Forrner Head Coach for Islip High School’s Varsity Baseball

  • Jay has enjoyed his transition from the professional level back to young players since it allows him to do what he does best, grow an athlete

Kevin Baez - Baseball – Hitting, Pitching & Fielding - Seasonal  (Tier 2)

 

  • Current Manager for the Rockland Boulders
  • Former manager for the Long Island Ducks and a former Major League Baseball player
  • Kevin enjoyed a 17-year professional playing career prior to becoming a full-time coach in 2005

  • The Brooklyn native was named to three Atlantic League All-Star teams during his playing career and has now served as a manager at two midsummer classics. 2017 was Kevin’s 15th season as a member of the Ducks organization and 7th year as manager.  In his six seasons as manager, the former Duck and Major League infielder has guided Long Island to five half-season Liberty Division titles, four Liberty Division championships and two Atlantic League championships.

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Adam Capodieci - Baseball & Softball - Catching & Hitting (Tier 2)

- Adam is a S.M.A.R.T certified personal trainer, former colligate baseball coach, director of CatcherMtrx Softball and runs his own fastpitch catchers camp.

- Adam founded AC Athletics, Inc in 2014 to offer programs for athletes to be trained at a high level of intensity while pushing all of his players through motivation and daily goals.

- Leadership, positivity and confidence are some of the key points in his training while skill and physical strength and endurance are being achieved.

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Mike Rizzitello - Baseball - Catching & Hitting (Tier 2)
  • 2012 Connetquot High School Graduate - All League, All County, First Team All Long Island and Catcher of the Year

  • 2016 Dowling College Graduate – 4 year starting catcher, First Team All-Conference, Second Team All-East Region and Team MVP

  • Rizzitello started his professional career with the San Rafael Pacifics in the Pacific Association of Professional Baseball. That season Mike won Rookie of the Year in the Pacific Association.

Ian Morales - Baseball - Pitching, Hitting, & Fielding (Tier 2)
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  • 4 year D-1 Baseball Scholarship Player

  • Former Lead Pitching Instructor @ Complete Game Institute

  • Owner of PowerSurge World Pitching & Hitting Program

  • Developed a successful Pitching Velocity Program for players of all ages

  • High School Athletic Weightlifting Program Specialist

  • ASFA Kettlebell Certification/Strength and Conditioning Health Coach

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Jon Kaese - Baseball - Pitching, Fielding & Hitting (Tier 1)
  • Jon started his career at West Islip High School where he received the Golden Glove Award and led the Varsity Team in Homeruns and RBI's for 2 straight years
  • While playing in Junior College, Jon was aggressively scouted by the NY Mets and the Milwaukee Brewers, but decided to pursue a 5 year career in the US Coast Guard.
  • Jon has been coaching baseball teams and giving private lessons since 2013
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Vinny Messana - Baseball - Pitching (Tier 1)
  • 2009 Graduate of Centereach high school where he helped lead the cougars to their first league title in 18 years.

  • while at centereach he was named league iii mvp, all-county, all-long island and all state.

  • At farmingdale state college he played in the 2010 and 2011 seasons, winning two skyline conference championships.

  • he pitched 70 innings over two seasons and won 8 games.

  • he is currently second in program history in K/9.

  • Messana founded Axcess baseball which covers college, high school and travel baseball on long island.

  • he is also a Long island scout for the san diego padres.

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Cameron Lopez - Baseball - Pitching, Fielding, Catching & Hitting (Tier 1)
  • Current coach of the LI Jr Ducks 10u and 12u South Teams

  • Homewtown: Patchogue-Medford

  • After High School, Cameron went to the Dominican Republic for the Jose Offerman Baseball Academy to play with professional players. 

  • At Suffolk Community College his team won two regional championships in 2018 and 2019.

  • He is currently a physical education/health teacher. 

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Tom Mallis - Baseball - Hitting, Pitching & Fielding (Intro)
  • 1994 US Junior Olympic Baseball Program participant, Won Silver medal in Puerto Rico

  • Islip Varsity Baseball Player 1993-1995

  • 2 year starter at Suffolk Community College 1996-1997, year Briarcliffe College 1998

  • Patchogue Medford Raiders Travel Baseball Coach 2010-2014

  • LI Junior Ducks Coach 2017-Current

  • CamWood Bat Instructor

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Rob Machado - Baseball - Hitting, Fielding, & Pitching (Intro)
  • 3 Years Coaching Experience

  • Current Assistant coach for the 11u Jr Ducks

  • Played travel ball for 16u Diamond Spikes and 18u Ramos baseball academy and Varsity baseball at Brentwood high school as 1B, Pitcher, and RF

  • Focuses on development and mechanics in young athletes

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Melyssa Renalds - Softball Director - Hitting & Fielding (Tier 1) 
  • Pro Game Softball Director
  • Former SUNY New Paltz Softball Player - 2010 Graduate

  • 3-time All-SUNYAC Selection & Northeast Region Third Team Award

  • Former 12u Travel Softball Coach & Walt Whitman Varsity Softball Coach

  • Current Assistant Softball Coach for St. Joseph’s College

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer & Level 1 Certified Cross Fit Coach

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Shari Edwards - Pitching (Tier 2) 
  •  3 year All-County Pitcher for Smithtown East. Inducted into the Smithtown Hall of Fame

  •  D1 Softball Player at Northern Illinois University

  • All-Conference Honors at NIU and INDUCTED into the NIU Hall of Fame with the 1988 College World Series Team

  • Hofstra University Softball Pitching Coach from 1990-1993

  • Shari has trained over 150 girls who now play at some level of college softball

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Jose Burgos - Softball Instructor - Hitting & Fielding (Tier 1) 
  • Former Jv Softball Coach for Central Islip High School 

  • Former Jv Softball Coach for Holy Trinity  

  • Former Long Island Panthers 16u Travel Softball 

  • Currently Head Varsity Coach for The Calhoun School 

  • Currently Coaching Pro Game Fury 16u tournament team

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Olivia Verderosa - Softball Instructor - Pitching, Hitting, Fielding (Tier 1)
  • 2017 Islip High School Graduate, 6 years Varsity Experience

  • Awards: Coaches Association MVP, All-Conference, All-League, All-State and MVP in the 2017 Exceptional Seniors Game

  • Current softball player at Farmingdale State College

  • Majoring in Sport Management

  • Coach for LI Surge 10U and 12U teams

Jena Cozza - Softball Instructor - Hitting, Fielding (Tier 1)
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  • Member of the Puerto Rican National Team

  • UMASS Starter from 2013-2018 at 3rd Base, 2nd Base, and Short Stop

  • While at UMASS posted a .409 BA, .743 slugging %, and .518 Ob %

  • Awards: Third Team All American 2018, NFCA First Team All Region 2018,

  • A-10 Conference Player of the Year 2018, Rookie of the Year 2014

  • 4 Year Varsity Player at MacArthur High School

  • Member of the Villanova Coaching Staff from 2018-2019

  • Member of the NYIT Coaching Staff 2019-2020

  • Head Junior Varsity Coach of MacArthur High School 2021

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Alisa Walsh - Softball Instructor - Hitting & Fielding (Intro)
  • Ward Melville High School Alumni - 4 year Varsity starter

  • Former 3 Village Little League 10u Coach

  • Former Smithtown Bulls Travel Softball 12u Coach

  • Assists National Guard Softball Clinics

  • Alisa has been running clinics and giving lessons for the past 5 years

  • Education Major at Stony Brook University

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