2011 Showcase League Coaches/Staff
|Shawn Manfredo||603.867.1344||Mike Campo||603.867.4431|
|Tim Cardoza||Brent Demas|
|James Teas||Ben Warnick|
|Steve Campo||Nick Jaskolka|
|Dylan Mullin||Ed Coulombe|
|Bryan Caruso||Matt Tupman|
|Mike Lynch||Ron Demers|
|Bill Ridge||Mike Bowles|
|Mike Owens||Andrew Keirstead|
|Jon Albertini||Bobby Agger|
|Dan Rhault||Zack Zuercher|
|Perfect Game||Kike Calero||Scott Hopps|
The 2011 staff add a very talented group of coaches and administrators. The growth of the program across state lines created the need for additional administrators. Tim Cardoza joins the group from Granite State Baseball as the previous director of the developmental division and president of the Souhegan Valley Saints baseball club. Brent Demas is a two time NHIAA Div 1 State Champion Coach for Londonderry High School. James Teas was a NCAA Division 1 stand out at Central Michigan and is a key member of Maine Hits Indoor training facility. Ben Warnick leaves Marshall University where he was a member of the baseball staff and received his masters in Sports Management. This outstanding administrative staff will be on site for games each weekend working to make sure things run smoothly.
Our baseball staff is full of former MLB draft picks, college players, and pro players who have now gone on to become great coaches.
Returning are Showcase League Vets like Steve Campo, Nick Jaskolka, Dylan Mullin, and Mike Lynch, these former college players have gone on to coach high school and legion baseball in Derry, Goffstown, Londonderry, and Lakes Region areas. Campo has been with the Showcase League since season 1 and also coaches middle school baseball along with American Legion baseball. He is a former Senior Babe Ruth league presdient and founder of the “Central Orange” baseball club. Jaskolka is assistant at Goffstown high school and also head legion coach for Goffstown, additionally he takes part in many other baseball activities in New Hampshire. Mullin is not only the head coach for Derry legion but is also an assistant at Timberlane, he is an alum of Pinkerton Academy where he also formally coached and Plymouth State University where he played middle infield. Lynch who was a teammate of Campo’s at Londonderry High also assists with Derry legion as is known in New Hampshire as an excellent instructor with a passion for the game.
Adding to the staff this year are both Bryan Caruso and Matt Tupman. Caruso is a Winnisquam graduate, and a member of the Endicott College Hall of Fame. He was an All-New England catcher in 2002 before signing to play professionally with the Brockton Rox. He was an All-Conference catcher in 2000, 2001, and 2002. Tupman is a graduate of Concord High School, he led UMass Lowell to back to back college World Series apperances in 2001 and 2002. Matt was drafted in the 9th round by the Kansas City Royals in 2002 and made his Major League debut in 2008.
Andrew Keirstead, Mike Bowles, and Ed Coulombe all return for a second season. Bowles assisted at St. Doms who won another Maine State Championship this year, he is also the Jr. Varsity Head Coach. Andrew Keirstead assisted with Westbrook, and Coulombe just completed his first season as Varsity Head Coach at Goffstown High School in New Hampshire.
Returning after a year off are both Kike Calero -Former Astros draft pick and player in the Cardinals organization and Scott Hopps former captain for division 1 Harvard University. These two will team up to coach the Perfect Game tournament team to be selected during the first two weeks of the season.
Also new to the staff in 2011 are Maine Class A Varsity Head Coaches Mike Owens and Bill Ridge, both off successful first seasons with South Portland and Brunswick including playoff wins for both teams. Jon Albertini, former captain at Plymouth State University will enter his first season, and Bobby Agger a former Division 1 Stand out and Team MVP at Fordham University will bring the expertise that has given him the reputation as one of Southern Maine’s top pitching instructors to the program.
Former MLB Draft Picks and University of Rhode Island alums Dan Rhault and Zack Zuercher will lead the expansion into Rhode Island, while Jeff Mongeon joins the staff from the Burlington Vermont area. Long time Showcase League supporter Bobby Tewksbary will man a dugout this fall, Coach Tewksbary is a former professional player and standout at the University of Vermont. He has become known around the Nashua, NH area as a hitting guru and has contributed to showcaseleague.com with a very popular hitting blog during the offseason.
Even though Showcase League coaches are assigned a team to practice with and coach they all work together for the benefit of every player in the program. Our coaching staff is one team, respect each other, and draw off each others individual expertise. A player in this program will have the benefit of the entire coaching staff.