Extra Innings - Where the Game Never Ends

    Baseball Instructors

    Angel L. Lugo
    Director of Player & Instructor Development

    Coach Lugo was drafted in 1988 by the Minnesota Twins as a shortstop, later transitioning to a pitcher with the Marlins and the Blue Jays. He played for Grady High School in Brooklyn and was a three year consecutive All-C..

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    Chris Hayes
    Lead Hitting Instructor

    Chris Hayes is one of Extra Innings most sought after instructors with 15 years of playing and training experience. He played baseball at Roy C. Ketcham High School where he earned All League, All County and Poughkeepsie ..

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    Elvin Rodriguez:
    Lead Fielding Instructor

    Elvin is a Former College and Professional baseball player. He spent 2 years at Chandler Gilbert Community College in Arizona and another 2 years at Northwood University in Texas where he earned 2013 ALL American 1st Team..

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    Elias Beato
    Lead Strength & Agility Coach

    Elias is an Athletics and Fitness Association of America Certified Personal Trainer with 7 years of coaching and training experience. His areas of expertise include certifications in Mechanics of Injury Prevention, Group ..

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    Steve Elting
    Hitting & Pitching Instructor

    Steve pitched for Mercy College from 2010 to 2012. Before playing at the collegiate level, Steve played varsity baseball for John Jay High School, earning Most Improved Player and League Champion. Currently, Elting is a ..

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    Tony Dinardi
    Instructor

    Tony’s expertise as an instructor at Extra Innings comes from over 30 years of experience as a player and coach. He is currently the Modified Baseball coach at Van Wyck Junior High School and is working alongside the staf..

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    Kadeem Octave
    Hitting & Team Instructor

    Kadeem is a former Independent Baseball Player who played for the Great Bend Boom. Being a local Orange County resident, Kadeem spent his high school baseball career playing for Trinity Pawling High School. He went on to ..

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    Peter McGowan
    Strength & Agility Instructor

    Peter’s knowledge of the game comes from 12 years of playing, coaching and training experience. He spent 12 years playing baseball in the Men’s Senior Baseball League and the Men’s Adult Baseball League. He was the Team M..

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    Nick Sciana
    Baseball Instructor

    Nick’s baseball career began at Ketcham High School where he earned Section One Comeback Player of the Year in 2013. He is now a Senior at Mount St. Mary College where he is double majoring in Accounting and Business Admi..

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    Thomas Seay
    Baseball Instructor

    Thomas Seay will begin his first season as head baseball coach of the New Paltz Hawks in 2019. Seay is a baseball veteran, having been in the game since 2005, when he was hired as an assistant baseball coach at Old Domini..

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    Reinaldo Lopez
    Baseball Instructor

    Reinaldo Lopez is one of Extra Innings’ newest instructors. Reinaldo has played eight years with the Tampa Bay Rays up to double A and three years playing independent ball. Throughout his career, he has received pitcher o..

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    Stephen Octave
    Baseball Instructor

    Stephen Octave began his career at Franklin Pierce University where he was a successful catcher. He has played professionally in the Ottawa Champions Can-Am League and the Empire League. Prior to playing professional ball..

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