Michael Ramponi
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 School District.

Erika Kostik
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 coaching staff.

Dan Iorio
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 Bevelacqua
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
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 into teammates.

Anthony Cervini
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.

Drew Marino
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.

 

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