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Tom grew up in Ohio and attended the University of Akron (D1) from 2004-2009. Tom was the team captain in 2009. Tom was the pitching coach for Massachusetts Maritime Academy for 4 years. Tom is currently the pitching coach for Stonehill College.
Tom was a member of the Bourne Braves in the Cape Cod League in 2006 as well as an All-Star. He was the 74th highest rated college prospect voted by Baseball America in 2007. He was a 20th round Draft pick in 2007 and 47th pick in 2008. Tom also has experience in head coaching at the travel level as well as the High School level.
If you are interested in speaking with Tom regarding lessons, please send him an email to
Josh grew up in the greater New Bedford area and currently resides in Acushnet. Josh was a standout catcher at New Bedford High School and went on to play at Suffolk University. Josh has been training players for several years and brings his experience and vast knowledge of catching to every session.
If you are interested in speaking with Josh, please send him an email to
Matt grew up in Norwell, Massachusetts. Matt has worked as an area scout for the Chicago Cubs since October 2010 covering the Northeast and Eastern Canada. Prior to joining the Cubs, Matt worked for the Toronto Blue Jays as a scouting and video coordinator for the West Coast. Matt started in professional baseball as an Operations Intern for the Milwaukee Brewers in 2008. Prior to beginning his professional career Matt was the Assistant Coach at Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy.
Matt joins Team Mizuno USA as an advisor to the program for our players and parents as well as a roving instructor for all our teams. Matt will also be available for private lessons and or clinics.
If you are interested in speaking with Matt regarding private lessons, please send an email to
Dennis grew up in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts and attended Dartmouth High School and was a standout baseball player. Along with playing for Dartmouth, Dennis also played for some very good travel baseball teams. Dennis also played for New Bedford's Post 1 Legion team. Dennis ended his high school career with an era of 1.21 and was awarded the Old Colony Cy Young Award.
After high school Dennis received a scholarship to the Community College of Rhode Island were he again was a standout pitcher. Since his college playing years Dennis has coached with the RI Rays and Team Mizuno USA. Dennis also has been training young athletes on the proper mechanics of pitching for the past 4 years.
Currently Dennis is a member of the Acushnet Aztecs of the Cranberry League.
If you are interested in speaking with Dennis regarding private lessons please send an email to DMed3iros@gmail.com
Ryan was a an outstanding athlete at Acton-Boxboro High School and Presbyterian (SC) College where as an infielder he earned All South Atlantic First Team Honors in 1994 and 1995. He was a Cape Cod League All-Star in 1994, and was 1 of 72 collegiate players selected to participate in the Team USA Trials in the fall of 1994 and spring of 1995. Rated the 27th collegiate prospect in the January ‘95 issue of Baseball America led to Ryan’s selection in the 6th round by the California Angels in June ’95 MLB amateur draft. He was later traded to the New York Yankees playing in ’97 and ’98 for former Baltimore Oriole manager and New York Yankee bench coach Lee Mazzilli. Ryan also had stints in the Independent leagues, playing for Quebec, New Jersey and St Paul. Most notably playing for New Jersey in 2001 and 2002 where he ranked in the top 10 in batting average, doubles, home runs, RBI’s, slugging % and total bases.
In addition to his professional baseball playing and coaching career, Ryan has years of experience creating a fun environment for kids to learn baseball while providing specialized instruction in all aspects of the game.
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Matt grew up in Norwell, MA and was an outstanding catcher for Norwell High School. Matt received a full scholarship from Southern New Hampshire. After playing two seasons at Southern New Hampshire Matt transferred to Bridgewater State University where he is currently a senior. Matt has been selected as a two time MASCAC (Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference) all league designated hitter. As well as playing for BSU Matt is a catcher for the Braintree White Sox’s of the Cranberry Baseball League. Matt has been training players in the proper technique of hitting and catching for the past 7 years and brings a long family history of professional baseball with him to Team Mizuno.
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