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Jordan Neufeld, MSEd., CSCS

While on a baseball scholarship at Canisius College (Buffalo, NY NCAA Div. I), Jordan received multiple MAAC All-Academic team awards. He Played for the Barrie Baycats (Barrie, Ontario) of the IBL (Intercounty Baseball League) throughout the college summer seasons, winning a championship in 2005. Following invitational workouts with the Philadelphia Phillies (Clearwater, Florida), he played several minor league (independent) professional seasons for the Macon “Music” (Macon, Georgia) in South Coast League (2007) and the Calgary “Vipers”, (Calgary, Alberta) in the Golden League (2008), before retiring due to a shoulder injury.


His passion for baseball and player development has led him to a variety of coaching and teaching opportunities throughout his career. He is a NYS certified teacher with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Health and Physical Education; with coaching experience as a high school baseball coach in Florida, Ontario, Canada and the WNY area.  Additionally, Jordan has a number of specialized credentials as a certified Lifeguard Instructor and Professional Rescuer Instructor with the American Red Cross; and is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association. 

As an active board member with Grand Island Little League, he has worked to develop programs to benefit the local community; acting as a division commissioner while overseeing and developing the league’s “Junior Vikings Academy” as well as the indoor “Spring Training” and the fall “Sandlot” baseball programs. 

Jordan is a Physical Education teacher in the Hamburg Central School District and resides on Grand Island, NY with his Wife and three sons.

Chris Dolce
Coach Dolce graduated from Canisius College in 1997 with a degree in Physical Education.  Subsequently he received his teaching certification in Health and his Master’s in Educational Computing from Buffalo State College. Upon graduation from Amherst Central High School in 1991, Coach Dolce played 2 years of club baseball at the
University of Buffalo before transferring to Canisius College where he played 2 years for the Golden Griffins as an outfielder.

Throughout his playing career, he has played at various levels including American Legion, AAABA and the local NABF MUNY AAA Amateur Baseball League. Following his playing career at Canisius, Coach Dolce worked as an assistant coach at Hilbert College in Hamburg, NY. 

After being hired in the Amherst Central School District in the fall of 1998, Coach Dolce was named head coach of the Modified Baseball team in the spring of 1999.  In the spring of 2000, Coach Dolce moved on to become the assistant coach of the varsity baseball team.  Presently, Coach Dolce continues his teaching career at Smallwood Elementary School in Amherst while also working as the Assistant Varsity Coach under Coach Davis in the Amherst High School Baseball Program.  Since 2015, Coach Dolce, along with Brian Davis, Co-Direct the F.B.I. Baseball Camp that runs out of Central Amherst Little League.
Brian Willats
Brian is a Physical Education teacher, high school baseball and football coach for 21 years in Grand Island Central schools.  He has also coached at multiple levels in travel baseball including Grand Island LL, Titans Baseball, Lou Gehrig and Jr Thunderwolves.  In 2017 he coached the Titans to a USA Gameday National Championship and followed that in 2018 with a Finalists trophy at Cooperstown Dreams Park.  Brian is a graduate of Sweet Home HS and Canisius College.  He has current CPR/AED and First Aid certifications. He resides in Grand Island with his wife Jennifer and 3 children Brayden, Teagan and Bryce.
Mark Fregelette

Mark is a 2006 graduate of Hamburg High School, where he was a 3-sport athlete, playing baseball, football, and basketball. Following graduation, he attended Baldwin-Wallace College (Cleveland, OH) and was a member of their football team. Upon earning his Physical Education degree, he attended Canisius College to earn a Master’s in Health and Physical Education. Mark is currently a Physical Education teacher in the Hamburg Central School district and has been the JV baseball head coach since 2012. Mark was also the JV football head coach from 2012-2020, before moving up to varsity as the offensive coordinator, quarterbacks coach, and defensive backs coach. In addition to his coaching and teaching experience, Mark is a member of the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) and has attended the annual ABCA Convention yearly since 2018. He is certified in CPR/AED, First Aid and Lifeguarding with the American Red Cross.

Rob Linhart
Rob graduated from Newfane Central School District as a multiple sport athlete. As a four year starter in baseball, he was awarded fourth team all-state for Class B as a senior. 

Recruited as an outfielder, Rob became captain of the Niagara County Community College baseball team; playing right field for two years prior to transferring to SUNY Cortland. After completing his collegiate career, he returned to NCCC to serve as the hitting and outfield coach. During his time as an assistant coach, NCCC advanced to the College World Series in Tyler, Texas.

He later accepted a position as a Physical Education & Health teacher, with additional responsibilities as an Athletic Coordinator in Long Lake, NY. His resume spans over 14 years as a multi-sport head coach, assistant coach, and hitting instructor in many local Western New York districts including Newfane, Wilson, Lockport, and Amherst. Rob is a NYS certified teacher with additional certifications in CPR/AED, First Aid and Lifeguarding with the American Red Cross. He is currently a Physical Education & Health teacher and coach in the Hamburg Central School district.
Greg Nicolia 
Greg played 3 years as a varsity baseball player under coach Dean Santorio at Grand Island High School. After graduating, he played 4 years at Gannon University where he was named as a team captain during his junior and senior years. He continued on in his baseball career as a volunteer assistant coach at both Williamsville North High School and Grand Island High School. He would later step into the role as the head JV baseball coach at Williamsville East high school. Greg currently teaches Physical Education at Kaegebein Elementary and continues to coach in the Grand Island Central School District.
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