Staff

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Paul McGloin – Owner

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  • Associate Scout, Philadelphia Phillies 2015-Present
  • Associate Scout, New York Yankees: 2012 – 2015
  • Owner/Head Instructor, Electric City Baseball & Softball Academy (Established 2009)
  • Has coached over 30 Major League Baseball Draft Picks – 6 who have reached the big league level
  • Head Baseball Coach, West Scranton High School: 2005 – 2011
  • Assistant Baseball Coach/Recruiting Coordinator, Northwest Florida State College – NJCAA I: 2003 – 2004
  • Assistant Baseball Coach/Pitching Coach, Drexel University – NCAA I: 2001 – 2003
  • Assistant Baseball Coach, Bourne Braves of the Cape Cod Summer Collegiate Baseball League: 2004
  • Assistant Baseball Coach, Alexandria Beetles of the Northwoods Summer Collegiate Baseball League: 2003
  • Envoy for Major League Baseball International – Europe: 2002
  • Assistant Baseball Coach, Scranton Red Soxx of the Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League: 2001
  • Assistant Baseball Coach/Recruiting Coordinator, Keystone College – NJCAA III: 2001
  • Assistant Baseball Coach/Recruiting Coordinator, Lackawanna College – NJCAA II: 2000 – 2001
  • Infielder/Pitcher at the University of Scranton, 1995-1998

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Drew Boandl-Baseball Instructor

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  • Head Baseball Coach at Western Wayne High School, 2015-Present
  • Assistant Baseball Coach Keystone College 2009-2015
    • Outfielders
    • Hitting, bunting, base running, academic coordinator
    • Recruiting
    • Have won 4 conference championships, 1 regional championship, 1 College World Series appearance while coaching at Keystone College.
  • Played outfield at East Stroudsburg University 2005-06.
  • Transferred to Keystone College and played outfield from 2006-09.
    • 1st Team All-Conference 2008 and 2009
    • 3 conference championships
    • Team Captain 2008 and 2009
    • Top 10 Keystone College Baseball history in career runs, triples, walks, stolen bases, and outfield assists.
  • Played in Clark Griffith League in Virginia -summer 2008.
  • Director of Keystone College winter baseball camps ages 6-13 from 2009-2013.
  • Graduated Keystone College 2009 with a bachelors in Elementary Education
  • Graduated of Western Wayne High School

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Tyler Buckley – Baseball Instructor

  • 2011-2012 pitcher at Lackawanna College
  • 2012 Team Captain at Lackawanna College
  • Two NJCAA D2 Region 19 Champions
  • 2012 Region 19 & 20 Super Regional Champion
  • 2012 NJCAA D2 JUCO World Series Participant
  • 2012 Region 19 all-region selection; Finished second in Player-of-the-Year voting
  • 2012 NJCAA D2 JUCO 3rd team All-American.
  • 3rd lowest  ERA in the nation in D2 JUCO in 2012
  • First player at Lackawanna College to win a World Series game
  • 2013-2015 Pitched at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)
  • 2014 VCU began the season 20-3 and entered the NCAA D1 top 25 poll
  • 2015 VCU was the Atlantic 10 Champions
  • 2015 VCU was the Dallas Regional Champions (defeating Dallas Baptist, Texas and Oregon State)
  • 2015 advanced to the Super Regionals in Miami; two games short of the NCAA I College World Series in Omaha, NE.
  • For the NCAA I tournament in 2015, had a 4-0 record with 39 innings pitched and a 1.38 ERA

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Billy Carter – Head Baseball Instructor

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  • Currently a Head Coach in the East Coast Sandhogs Travel Baseball Organization
  • Assistant Baseball Coach, West Scranton High School: 2011
  • Assistant Baseball Coach, Bloomsburg University – NCAA II: 2009-2011
  • Head Baseball Coach, Pocono Mountain East High School: 18 seasons
  • Assistant Baseball Coach, Scranton Red Soxx of the Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League: 1996-2002
  • Head Baseball Coach, Keystone State Baseball Team: 2002-2003
  • Assistant Baseball Coach, Keystone State Baseball Team: 2001
  • Head Baseball Coach, Pocono Twins Junior Babe Ruth Baseball Team: 1999-2004
  • Head Baseball Coach, Pocono Lakes Post 413 American Legion Baseball: 6 season

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Paul Chmiel – Baseball Instructor

  • Currently a Head Coach in the East Coast Sandhogs Travel Baseball Organization
  • Graduated in 2005 from Pittston Area High School as class valedictorian.
  • Drafted in the 22nd round of the 2005 Major League Baseball Draft by the Baltimore Orioles.
  • Played five seasons in the Orioles organization from 2005 – 2009.
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude from Wilkes University in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in accounting.

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Mia Collarini – Head Softball Instructor

  • Head Softball Coach, University of Scranton, 2012-Present
  • A stand-out athlete at the University of Scranton, Collarini was a two-time all-Landmark Conference selection (1st team in 2008, 2nd team in 2011) and a 2008 first-team South region selection in Scranton’s previous affiliation with the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC)
  • Finished her career as the Royals’ all-time leader in walks (66), third in at-bats (405) and doubles (28), fifth in hits (125) and triples (10), and sixth in sacrifices (11)
  • Team captain in 2011, batted .309 for her career, including a .401 average in 2008 as Scranton won a school-record 27 wins and advanced to the Landmark Conference tournament in the league’s inaugural season of competition.
  • Set Royal single-season records for runs scored (46), walks (23) and at-bats (137), and her 55 hits were the third most in the program’s history.  She also belted 15 doubles and five triples, which is tied for second and fourth most, respectively, in Scranton history.
  • A member of the Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll three times (2009, 2010, 2011) and was named third-team District II all-Academic by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) in 2011.

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Ken Grundt – Baseball Instructor

  • Played collegiate baseball at Missouri Southern State University.
  • Drafted in the 53rd Round of the 1991 Major League Baseball Draft by the San Francisco Giants.
  • Played seven years of professional baseball as a left-handed pitcher with San Francisco Giants, Colorado Rockies, Boston Red Sox, and Florida Marlins organizations, collecting a 31- 19 mark with a 2.58 ERA and 35 saves in 288 appearances.
  • He entered the majors with the Boston Red Sox in 1996.
  • Worked as a pitching instructor with the Frozen Ropes franchise.
  • Currently the 14u Head Coach of the East Coast Sandhogs Travel Baseball Organization.

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Kristen Hricenak – Softball Instructor

  • General Manager of the Electric City Shock Travel Baseball Organization
  • Bishop O’Hara
    • Bishop O’Hara Hall Of Fame
    • 4 Year Letter Winner
    • 4 Time All-Regional
    • 4 Time All-Lackawanna All-Star
    • 4 Time Athlete of the Week
    • 1995 Player of the Year
    • 1998 Class AA District Champions
  • Cornell University
    • 4 Year Letter Winner
    • All Ivy 2000 and 2001
    • 2 Time Ivy League Champions
    • Played in 2 NCAA Division 1 Regionals (Illinois and LSU)
    • Played in 2 NCAA Division 1 Regionals (Illinois and LSU)
    • All time Rankings at Cornell:
      • Most Chances – 1st (1087)
      • Most Put Outs – 2nd (974)
      • Fielding Percentage – 7th (.983)
    • Single Season Rankings at Cornell:
      • Most Put Outs – 4th (336 in 2001) 5th (324 in 2002)
      • Most Doubles – 8th (13 in 2001)
    • Career Stats:
      • .291 Avg. – 509 AB – 50 Runs – 148 Hits – 29 Doubles – 16 Hr – 83 RBI – .442 – Slug% – .368 OB%
  • 2011 Inductee into Northeastern PA Sports Hall of Fame

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Jim Leppo- Softball Instructor

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  • Assistant Softball Coach, Holy Cross High School
  • Founder and President of Electric City Shock Travel Softball Organization
  • Over ten years coaching experience

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Dean Pettinato – Baseball Instructor

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  • Assistant Coach/Hitting Coach, Abington Heights Height School Varsity Team, 2014-Present
  • Assistant Coach, East Coast Sandhogs 17u Elite Team, 2014-Present
  • Assistant Baseball Coach, Arcadia University (2012-2013)
    • Infield and Hitting coach
    • Recruiting Coordinator
    • Strength Coach
  • Assistant Coach, Abington Heights Jr. High (2011-2012)
  • Played four years Division II Collegiate Baseball in the PSAC at Lock Haven University (2006-2010)
  • Assistant Coach for Abington Heights Legion (2009)
  • Personal Trainer for athletes and Certified Crossfit Trainer

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Jamie Shevchik – Baseball Instructor

  • Head Baseball Coach at Keystone College
  • Keystone College is a regional power that is consistently ranked among the top twenty in the nation
  • Through 2015, has compiled a 467-148 overall record for a .759 winning percentage
  • Since 2010, Coach has seen seven players selected in the MLB Draft: Rob Rogers (2013 – Dodgers), Brian Henry (2011 – Diamondback), Blaine O’Brien (2011 – Indians), Yazy Arbello (2010 – Diamondbacks), Sean Murphy (2010 – Athletics), Victor Lara (2010 – Diamondbacks), and Eric Groff (2010 – Diamondbacks)
  • Has had 15 former Keystone players sign independent contracts with MLB organizations.
  • Served as Head Coach of the Danbury Westerners in the New England Collegiate Baseball League from 2007-2014 and won Western Division Championships in 2010 and 2012
  • Served as Head Coach of the Brewster Whitecaps of the Cape Cod Baseball League in 2015
  • Has guided the Giants to seven-straight Colonial States Athletic championships, 11-consecutive overall conference titles, and eight-straight trips to the NCAA Regional Tournament highlighted by an appearance in the 2011 NCAA Division III Collegiate World Series
  • CSAC Coach of the Year four times – 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2014
  • In 1993 and 1994, played at Keystone as a pitcher and outfielder
  • Following his graduation from Mid Valley High School and his time at Keystone, he continued his playing career at East Stroudsburg University

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Kate Shiffer – Softball Instructor

  • Four year letter winner at Bishop O’Hara High School
  • PIAA State Champions, 2001 (Bishop O’Hara)
  • Lackawanna College, 2004
  • King’s College, 2006
  • Middle Atlantic Conference Champions, 2005 (King’s College)
  • Middle Atlantic Conference Most Valuable Player (MVP), 2005
  • Head Softball Coach, South Scranton Intermediate School, 2008 – Present

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Stephen Sunday – Baseball Instructor

  • Strength & Conditioning & Speed Coach and Personal Trainer: Present
    • Certified Strength Coach and Certified Speed with Multi-Direction.
  • Assistant baseball coach at Lackawanna College: 2015
    • Strength & Conditioning Coach
    • Catching Coach
  • Catcher with the Florence Freedom, of the Frontier League Independent league: 2015
  • Catcher with the Traverse City Beach Bums, of the Frontier League Independent League: 2014
  • Played 2 years at St. Thomas Aquinas College in New york: 2012-2014
    • Holds school record for most runners caught stealing.
    • Participated in DII College World Series in Carey, North Carolina, was ranked #8 team in the country.
    • 1st Team All- Conference: 2014
    • 2nd Team All- Region: 2014
  • Played 2 years at Sullivan County Community College in New York: 2010 – 2012
    • Team Captain: 2012
    • NJCAA DII Region 10 Regional Champions: 2011
    • 1st Team All Region & All League: 2011-2012
    • Nominated 1st Team Academic All-American: 2012
    • Leader in team homeruns & Batting Avg: 2011
  • Played at Bloomsburg University: 2010
  • Standout Catcher at West Scranton High School: 2007-2010

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Karissa Worobey – Softball Instructor

  • Four year letterwinner at Scranton High School
  • Assistant Coach, Scranton High School
  • Four year letterwinner at Keystone College
  • All-Time Strikeout Leader, Keystone College (2015)

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Jon Woytach – General Manager/Baseball Instructor

  • 4 year Member of the Marywood University Baseball Team (2010-2013)
  • 2012 Colonial States Athletic Conference, All Conference 2nd Team
  • 2013 Team captain and Team MVP
  • Assistant Coach, Old Forge Junior Legion (2010)
  • Assistant Coach, Pittston Area Freshman (2014)
  • Head Coach, Pittston Area Freshman (2015-Present)
  • Moosic Mets Travel Baseball, 10U Head Coach (2014)
  • East Coast Sandhogs Travel Baseball, 10U Head Coach (2015-Present)
  • Vice President, East Coast Sandhogs Travel Baseball Organization (2015-Present)
  • Assistant Coach, Greater Pittston Senior Legion (2015-Present)

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Mike Zwanch – Baseball Instructor

  • Playing Career:
    • Lackawanna Junior College: 1995, 1996
    • Drexel University: 1997, 1998
    • Johnstown Johnnies, Independent Frontier League: 1998
  • Coaching Career:
    • Camden County College, NJ: Pitching Coach: 1999
    • Abington High School, PA: Assistant Coach: 2000 – 2002
    • Arcadia University, PA: Pitching Coach: 2003 – 2006
    • Abington Heights High School, PA: Assistant Coach 2008 – 2010
    • Valley View High School, PA: Head JV Coach: 2011 – 2012
    • Valley View Legion, PA: Head Coach 2011
    • University of Scranton, PA: Pitching Coach: 2013 – 2016
    • Moosic Mets Travel Baseball 17u, PA: Head Coach 2013 – 2015