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Event Staff

Brian Spagnola, Director 

518-791-7546  -   gm@AmsterdamMohawks.com

Brian is the Owner/President/GM of the national power collegiate summer Amsterdam Mohawks.  He also runs the Northeast Recruiting Showcase, one of the top recruiting showcases in New York.  Brian was an assistant coach at then Division II power College of St. Rose from 1991-2003 and head coach of Amsterdam HS from 2003-2007 and from 2013 to present.

 

 

Jesse Braverman, Capital District Region Player Coordinator 

518-439-0895  -  dallen001@nycap.rr.com 

Jesse served as head coach of the Adirondack Region in the Empire State Games from 1994-2010, winning gold medals in 1997, 1998, and 1999.  He also was head coach at Bethlehem High School from 1995-2000 and at La Salle Institute from 2003-2012, winning sectional championships in 1999, 2005, and 2008.

 

Steve Alhona, Hudson Valley Region Player Coordinator  

845-505-1923  SteveAlhona@gmail.com 

 

Dickie Woodridge, Central NY Region Player Coordinator  

315-256-5251  -  DWoodridge@sportszoneacademy.com 

Woodridge is the founder of Sports Zone Baseball Academy in Syracuse, NY.  The program has developed over 300 college players  including over 100 scholarship D1 players over the past 10 years.  Sports Zone has also had 34 former players sign professional contracts including MLB all-star Pat Corbin for the Arizona Diamondbacks.  Sports Zone has elite level players and teams ranging from 10u to 18u.

Woodridge is also a graduate and former player at Le Moyne College where in 1993 was crowned NCAA D1 batting champion with a .476 batting average and later was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 1993 Amateur MLB June draft.    

 

Todd Kirkey, Western NY Region Player Coordinator  

585-287-0987 -  tkirk2828@gmail.com

Todd has a long history of baseball in Upstate NY.  A former coach for years at Clarkson, he later ran the Watertown Wizards of the NYCBL.  He currently works for the Newark Pilots of the PGCBL and is an associate scout of the Colorado Rockies.

 

 

Tommy Kain, NY City and Staten Island Region Player Coordinator   

646-330-9009  -  tommykain9@gmail.com

A standout performer for many years on the diamond, Tommy starred at Division II power Lynn University in Boca Raton, FL and for a summer with the Amsterdam Mohawks of the PGCBL.  He also had minor league stints and workouts with the Colorado Rockies and NY Mets.  He now is the owner of TKR Baseball Recruiting.