Michael is a physical education teacher at Valley Cottage
Elementary in Nyack School District. He was a 3-year
starter at shortstop for Springfield College and was
awarded All-Conference player. He currently is a Coach
for Varsity Football, Basketball, and Baseball in Nyack
Erika was a two-time NFCA Louisville Slugger High School
All-American as a shortstop at Pearl River High School.
She was a four-year starter at shortstop (2001-2005)
for the NCAA Division I Manhattan College softball team,
where she won the honors of Rookie of the Year. Erika
is currently a 9th/10th grade Global History teacher
at John Jay Cross River High School. She will continue
her coaching career at John Jay as a member of the softball
Dan has an extensive background in baseball, which includes
both as a player and as a coach. Dan played at Rockland
Community College (1999-2001), where he was 1st Team
All-Northeast and All-Conference selection, 1st Team
All-Northeast and All-Conference Scholar Athlete, and
Baseball team captain. He then moved on to play Division
I Baseball at Pace University (2001-2003) and received
the Pace University Athletic and Academic Scholarship
Award and the Pace University Infielders Award. Dan
currently teaches and coaches at Pleasantville High School.
Anthony brings more than 12 years of coaching experience
and more than 15 years business management experience
to Golden Spikes. Anthony is the operator of The Orangetown
Batting Cage since 1993. He coached and helped found
the Perry Post American Legion Baseball 18 and under
team in 1995 and coached there until 2002. He was Head
Varsity coach at Ramapo High School for 3 seasons from
1999-2001. Anthony also coached with the OTB Pirates
during the 2003 and 2004 seasons.
Bob Jordon enters his 30th season as part of the Panthers'
coaching staff. This is his 26th year as head coach.
He is a 1982 graduate of Pleasantville High School.
During his tenure, the Panthers have won 5 League Championships
and have reached the Sectional Finals on 3 separate
occasions. In 1996, the team won the Sectional title
and advanced to the New York State Semi-Final game.
In 2008, Bob won his 250th game. He credits all the
hard working and talented players for all of his successes.
This year the team will once again travel to Florida
for spring training. Besides the great weather and excellent
competition, he thinks this is where the players develop
Anthony Cervini is a 1996 graduate of Pleasantville
High School, where he was a stand out player for four
years under current head coach Bob Jordon. In 1995 and
1996 the Journal News selected him as the Baseball Player
of the Year. Anthony played his college baseball at
Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. He started each
of his four-years on the baseball team, playing in two
NCAA Tournaments. He was the Team Captain at Marist
both his junior and senior seasons and was named Marist
College Sportsman of the Year in 2000.
Spent nine years ('90-'98) with the NY Mets coaching
staff evaluating and scouting major league players',
working with all aspects of the game. Drew is currently
the bullpen coach for the Hudson Valley Renegades a
minor affiliate team for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Drew
was the Head Baseball Coach at Mercy College ('85-'90)
where his teams made several regional NCAA post-season
appearances. In his tenure there, he was named NY State
Coach of the Year and NCAA Division II Coach of the
Year several times. He also served as the Head Baseball
Coach for the Hudson Valley baseball team in the Empire
State Games for 3 years, where they placed in the medal
rounds each year. Drew was an NCAA COLLEGIATE ALL-AMERICAN
catcher in 1982 for Concordia College.