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It takes a great team to make Baseball Factory a valuable program for our student-athletes.

Meet the Team

Executive Team

  • Steve SclafaniChief Executive Officer/Founder

    Executive Team

    Steve Sclafani

    Chief Executive Officer/Founder

    Steve’s ability to create new opportunities for baseball players nationwide and to develop exposure vehicles for players has revolutionized the player development and recruiting industry. His contacts and strategic partnerships have led the way to Baseball Factory being recognized as the top recruiting service by The National High School Baseball Coaches Association. Steve’s scouting ability and penchant for matching players up to the right college baseball programs has lead to over 40,000 Baseball Factory and Team One players playing college baseball, $1 billion in scholarships, and over 3,500 players selected in the MLB draft. Steve is a 1993 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania where he played second base.

  • Rob NaddelmanPresident

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    Rob Naddelman

    President

    In 1995, Rob joined forces with his former college teammate and founder Steve Sclafani to expand and build The Baseball Factory. Under Rob’s direction, The Baseball Factory has grown by over 1000% in the past 10 years. Rob is currently a member of the prestigious Young Presidents Organization (YPO) – Baltimore/Washington DC Chapter, a member of the National Registry of Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals, and was written up in Business Week with Steve Sclafani as successful business leaders on a national scale. Rob is also the Executive Director of The Baseball Factory’s Foundation which helps at risk youth excel in the classroom by using baseball as an incentive. Rob is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania where he was a two time All-Ivy League selection, an inductee into the Penn Baseball Hall of Fame as a member of the 1995 Ivy Championship Team, and competed in the 1995 NCAA Division I College World Series Midwest Regional.

  • Steve BernhardtExecutive Vice President of Baseball Operations

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    Steve Bernhardt

    Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations

    Steve joined Baseball Factory in 1998 after a five-year playing career in the Colorado Rockies organization. As Executive VP of Baseball Operations, he oversees all Baseball Factory events and instruction. Steve previously served as an Associate Scout with the Colorado Rockies. He received his B.S. from the University of Richmond where he was an All-Conference player. Steve is Chairman of the Under Armour All-America Game selection committee.

  • Jason BuddenSenior Vice President of Marketing & Brand

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    Jason Budden

    Senior Vice President of Marketing & Brand

    Jason joined the Baseball Factory in 1997 while still a junior in high school. After going through the Baseball Factory’s college recruiting program he was placed at Johns Hopkins University where he played two years of college baseball before graduating with a degree in Economics. After working part-time at the Factory throughout college, Jason joined the team as a full-time employee in January 2002 when he was promoted to Director of Marketing. He currently oversees all marketing projects and sponsorship opportunities at Baseball Factory. He also oversees the general day-to-day operations of Baseball Factory.

  • Dan ForesterSenior Vice President of Player Development

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    Dan Forester

    Senior Vice President of Player Development

    Dan joined Baseball Factory in 2001 as a Player Development Coordinator and now the Factory’s VP of Player Development. Dan oversees and manages our Player Development Coordinators across the United States. He has worked with high school athletes since 1993. Dan has been instrumental in moving players thru our program and helping them get to the next level. Dan attended Ithaca College, where he played lacrosse.

    States Represented: United States

  • Matt KirbyVP of Creative and Technology

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    Matt Kirby

    VP of Creative and Technology

    Matt has been with the Baseball Factory since 2000. Matt started out as a video intern while finishing his bachelor’s degree in Electronic Media & Film at Towson University in Baltimore, MD. As VP of Creative + Technology, Matt directs all of Baseball Factory & affiliate’s Video Production, Web Design/Development, & Graphic Design.

  • Jim GemlerSenior Vice President of Baseball Operations

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    Jim Gemler

    Senior Vice President of Baseball Operations

    As the Director of On-field Sessions, Gemler schedules, organizes and executes all Under Armour Tryouts and Signature College Recruiting (SCR) sessions throughout the country. Jim will work to secure top-notch former college coaches, professional scouts and former professional players to work at each event. Gemler’s coaching experience includes stints at the University of Akron and most recently at Pennsylvania State Behrend. Jim’s playing career included a stop at the University of North Carolina – Asheville before he transferred to the University of Akron. He received numerous accolades while at Akron including Preseason All Mid-American Conference candidate, Collegiate Baseball “Top Prospect,” Mid-American Conference All Academic Team and Akron’s Defensive Player of the Year. He earned a B.S. in Finance from Akron and recently earned a Master’s in Business Administration (M.B.A) from Penn State in Spring 2006.

  • Jeff BrazierVP of Business Development

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    Jeff Brazier

    VP of Business Development

    As the VP of Youth Baseball, Brazier schedules, organizes and executes player and coach development in conjunction with Little League® International throughout the country. Jeff will work with District Administrators and League Presidents to develop programs that will enhance the success of the players and coaches on the field. Brazier’s experience includes working in the Baltimore Orioles scouting department, Camp Operations Director for Sports International and the Facility Superintendent and Recreation Supervisor for Joe Cannon Stadium and Randazzo Softball Park. While at the Baseball Factory, Jeff worked on the development of Baseball University and also was the General Manager of the Baltimore Pride (a summer collegiate team in the Clark Griffith league. In addition, Jeff worked in the Exclusive Department as a Personal Recruiting Director working with over 200 players including MLB draftees Stephen Vogt and Mike Eisenberg. He earned a B.S. in Sports Management from Towson University and earned a Master’s of Science in Sports Administration from California University of PA in Summer 2006.

  • Gene MattinglyChief Financial Officer

Player Development

  • Ed BachRegional Player Development Coordinators

    Player Development

    Ed Bach

    Regional Player Development Coordinators

    Ed Bach graduated from Atholton High School in Columbia, MD in 2005, where he was a two sport varsity letter winner in football and baseball.  Ed was selected as Howard County Player of the Year for baseball, and earned all-county and all-met honors as a senior.  He went on to play D1 Baseball at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and was a four year starter in the pitching rotation.  He earned his BA in economics while studying at UMBC and joined the Baseball Factory in early 2012 as a Regional Player Development Coordinator.

    State Represented: AL, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, NJ, PR, SC, TN, VA, WV

  • Will BachRegional Player Development Coordinator

    Player Development

    Will Bach

    Regional Player Development Coordinator

    Will Bach graduated from Calvert Hall College High School in Towson, MD, in 2003. He was a three year varsity letter winner in soccer and earned 2nd team all-state and all-metro honors his final year. Will played soccer for one season at the United States Merchant Marine Academy before transferring to the University of Maryland to finish his BA in Criminal Justice. Will joined the Baseball Factory in February of 2009.

    States Represented: AR, CAN, CT, IN, MA, ME, MI, NH, NY,OH, PA, RI, TX, VT, WY

  • Drew BaldwinRegional Player Development Coordinators

    Player Development

    Drew Baldwin

    Regional Player Development Coordinators

    Drew came through the Baseball Factory as a player. After graduating high school in 2007, Drew went on to play four years at Salisbury University. During his four years as a player, Salisbury University won 143 games and advanced to the NCAA playoffs each year. As a senior, Drew was named a captain, 2nd-team All CAC, was the South Region’s Most Outstanding Player, set school/conference records on the mound and helped lead the Sea Gulls to their 3rd CWS appearance in school history. Following his playing career, Drew served as the pitching coach at Salisbury University for one year, before coming back to work for Baseball Factory full-time.

    States Represented: AL, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, NJ, PR, SC, TN, VA, WV

  • Chris BrownRegional Player Development Coordinator

    Player Development

    Chris Brown

    Regional Player Development Coordinator

    Chris joined the Baseball Factory in September of 2007 after receiving his Bachelors Degree in Management from Gettysburg College. He currently serves as a Player Development Coordinator. Chris played football and baseball while attending Gettysburg College and currently resides in Highland, MD.

    States Represented: AL, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, NJ, PR, SC, TN, VA, WV

  • Nick CriscuoloRegional Player Development Coordinator

    Player Development

    Nick Criscuolo

    Regional Player Development Coordinator

    Nick joined Factory Athletics in 2014 and is originally from Matawan, NJ. Nick studied Business Management at Brookdale College in Lincroft, NJ and also attended Game Face Sports Executive Academy in Tualatin, OR. Mainly focused on sales and marketing, Nick spent five years in the NFL with the New Orleans Saints and Washington Redskins, with other stops in the NHL, NBA and minor league baseball and hockey.

    States Represented: AL, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, NJ, PR, SC, TN, VA, WV

  • Adam DarvickSenior Player Development Coordinator

    Player Development

    Adam Darvick

    Senior Player Development Coordinator

    Adam joined Baseball Factory in December of 2006 right out of college, where he earned his Bachelors Degree in Sport Management and Mass Communication from Towson University. He currently serves as a Player Development Coordinator. He has worked with the Brooklyn Cyclones dealing with Game Day Operations and the Communications Department at Sports Illustrated.

    States Represented: AR, CAN, CT, IN, MA, ME, MI, NH, NY,OH, PA, RI, TX, VT, WY

  • Josh HippensteelRegional Player Development Coordinator

    Player Development

    Josh Hippensteel

    Regional Player Development Coordinator

    States Represented: AR, CAN, CT, IN, KY, MA, ME, MI, NH, NY,OH, PA, RI, TX, VT, WY

  • Steve NaglerExecutive Player Development Coordinator

    Player Development

    Steve Nagler

    Executive Player Development Coordinator

    Steve joined the Baseball Factory in 2001 as a Player Development Coordinator and was promoted to Senior Player Development Coordinator in 2006.  He received his degree in Sports Management/Business Administration from Robert Morris College in Pittsburgh, PA in 1989.  Since joining the Baseball Factory, Steve has worked with hundreds of high school baseball players, providing guidance in college recruiting and identifying ways for them to improve on their baseball abilities.  Steve works with players from the Midwest, Northeast, Texas and Nevada.

    States Represented: AR, CAN, CT, IN, MA, ME, MI, NH, NY,OH, PA, RI, TX, VT, WY

  • Dave PackerSenior Player Development Coordinator

    Player Development

    Dave Packer

    Senior Player Development Coordinator

    Dave has been with the Baseball Factory since 2001, first serving as a Signature College Recruiting Program Representative. In 2002, he became director of the Signature College Recruiting Program. Since 2006, Dave has served as a Regional Player Development Coordinator for the east coast. He graduated from the University of Maryland in 2002, with a double major in Marketing and Logistics.

    States Represented: AL, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, NJ, PR, SC, TN, VA, WV

  • John PerkoSenior Player Development Coordinator

    Player Development

    John Perko

    Senior Player Development Coordinator

    John joined the team at the Baseball Factory in 2004 as Team Sales Coordinator and was promoted to Director of Team Sales in 2006. Along with serving as the Company liaison for all equipment, apparel, and footwear sponsors and retail partners, John assists the CEO and Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations with designated projects and on-field events. John began his career in the sports industry by gaining experience from the two largest sports agencies in the world, IMG and Octagon. John also worked in the front office for the Cleveland Indians. A graduate from the Robert E. McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, the management and marketing double major also lettered in two varsity sports, the Hoyas division one baseball and football programs.
    States Represented: AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, IL, KS, MN, MT, ND, NE, NM, OK, OR, SD, UT, WA, WI

  • Rob OnolfiRegional Player Development Coordinator

    Player Development

    Rob Onolfi

    Regional Player Development Coordinator

    Rob joined the Baseball Factory in 2008 after receiving his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Frostburg State University. Since then Rob has worked with thousands of players to help achieve their goal to play college baseball at every level. Rob played football at Frostburg State and was a member of the 2003 ACFC Championship Team that also won the Regents Cup. As a high school football standout, Rob was a three time All-County Selection and was named 2002 Howard County Defensive Player of the Year before graduating from Long Reach High School. He currently serves as a regional Player Development Coordinator.

    States Represented: AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, IL, KS, MN, MT, ND, NE, NM, NV, OK, OR, SD, UT, WA, WI

  • Julia RiceRegional Player Development Coordinator

    Player Development

    Julia Rice

    Regional Player Development Coordinator

    States Represented: AL, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, NJ, PR, SC, TN, VA, WV

  • Ryan SchweikertRegional Player Development Coordinator

    Player Development

    Ryan Schweikert

    Regional Player Development Coordinator

    Ryan came through the Baseball Factory as a player. He participated in the 2004 Baseball Factory Pre-Season All-American Tournament. After graduating high school Ryan went went on to play four years at the University of Illinois-Chicago. During his four years, UIC won the Horizon League each year and participated in two NCAA tournaments. Ryan studied communications. Directly after college Ryan went on to work for FungoMan a partner of Baseball Factory before coming to work for Baseball Factory full time.

    States Represented: AR, CAN, CT, IN, KY, MA, ME, MI, NH, NY,OH, PA, RI, TX, VT, WY

  • Shauna ScottRegional Player Development Coordinator

    Player Development

    Shauna Scott

    Regional Player Development Coordinator

    States Represented: AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, IL, KS, MN, MT, ND, NE, NM, NV, OK, OR, SD, UT, WA, WI

  • Jesse TomeRegional Player Development Coordinator

    Player Development

    Jesse Tome

    Regional Player Development Coordinator

    Jesse started with Baseball Factory as a player when he attended a National Tryout in Bowie, MD in 2003. He joined Baseball Factory as an employee in 2011 after working in the Washington Nationals front office. Jesse was a three-year starter at Brunswick High School where he pitched and played shortstop. He also participated in summer tournaments across the east coast with the Frederick Hustlers, one of the premier teams in the Baltimore Metro League. Jesse graduated from Penn State University in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in marketing and minor in economics.

    States Represented: AL, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, NJ, PR, SC, TN, VA, WV

  • Patrick WuebbenPlayer Development Coordinator

    Player Development

    Patrick Wuebben

    Player Development Coordinator

    Patrick worked in the  telecommunications industry after playing his college baseball at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles where he received a degree in Marketing. He went on to coach baseball at Loyola High School in Los Angeles for four seasons before starting with The Baseball Factory in February 2006.

    States Represented: AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, IL, KS, MN, MT, ND, NE, NM, NV, OK, OR, SD, UT, WA, WI

  • Matt RichterRegional Player Development Coordinator

National Tryouts

  • Kyle BonacciSenior Director of Under Armour Baseball Factory National Tryouts & Premium Video Programs

    National Tryouts

    Kyle Bonacci

    Senior Director of Under Armour Baseball Factory National Tryouts & Premium Video Programs

    Originally from northeast Ohio, Kyle is a 2011 graduate of Ohio University with a Bachelors of Science in Sport Sciences and a minor in Business Administration. Kyle joined Baseball Factory in 2011 as an Under Armour Tryout Representative. Prior to joining Baseball Factory, Kyle worked for the Ohio University Athletic Department and interned with a regional designee of the USGA. Kyle currently serves as the Senior Director of Under Armour Baseball Factory National Tryouts & Premium Video Programs.

  • Kevin BradshawRegional Director of Under Armour Baseball Factory National Tryouts
  • Dave ErbRegional Director of Under Armour Baseball Factory National Tryouts
  • Geoff LangRegional Director of Under Armour Baseball Factory National Tryouts

    National Tryouts

    Geoff Lang

    Regional Director of Under Armour Baseball Factory National Tryouts

    Geoff, a native of Pittsburgh, PA, attended Penn State Erie – The Behrend College and graduated in 2011 with a double major (Marketing & Operations Management). Geoff was a 3-time All-Conference outfielder for Behrend, while helping lead the Lions to 3 consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances. His senior year, Geoff set a new school and conference record for triples in a season. He finished the season ranked 3rd in all of NCAA players for most triples in a season. Geoff was teammates with fellow Baseball Factory employee Ryan Liddle.

  • Mike MagaroRegional Director of Under Armour Baseball Factory National Tryouts
  • Bryan MckinstryRegional Director of Under Armour Baseball Factory National Tryouts
  • Peter MurrayRegional Director of Under Armour Baseball Factory National Tryouts
  • Mark SkakleRegional Director of Under Armour Baseball Factory National Tryouts
  • Zach VolpeRegional Director of UA National Tryouts and Premium Video Programs

Creative Team

  • Amanda BeckDatabase Marketing Manager

    Creative Team

    Amanda Beck

    Database Marketing Manager

    Amanda first worked for Baseball Factory as a member of the Marketing department immediately after graduating from college. After relocating to Salisbury, Maryland and then Winston-Salem, North Carolina, she returned to the team in May 2009 as the Database Marketing Coordinator. Amanda earned her degree in Communications at Salisbury University where she was a four year member of the nationally ranked women’s lacrosse program.

  • Brian JohnsonSenior Multimedia Producer

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    Brian Johnson

    Senior Multimedia Producer

    Brian started as a video intern with the Baseball Factory in the summer of 2004 while working on his Bachelors of Art from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.  He graduated Cum Laude from the UMBC Imaging and Digital Arts program with a minor in Sociology.  His IMDA focus was in Interactivity while he also took film/video courses.  Brian played varsity lacrosse for 5 years with the UMBC Retrievers.  He became the Media Designer for the Baseball Factory in the spring of 2006 where he helps in all aspects of video production, graphic design, and website design.

  • Tom KreftVideo Editor

    Creative Team

    Tom Kreft

    Video Editor

    Tom started as a video intern in the Spring of 2011. He previously graduated with his Bachelors of Art from the University of Maryland Baltimore County where in majored in Film/Video. He also received an Associates Degree of Applied Science in Graphic Design from the Community College of Baltimore County. He was hired full time as a Video Editor for the Baseball Factory in July 2012, where he helps in all aspects of video production, and is in charge of editing videos for clients who have registered for the Premium Video Program.

  • Dave LaxSenior Director of Event Marketing & Partnerships

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    Dave Lax

    Senior Director of Event Marketing & Partnerships

    Dave started with Baseball Factory in June of 2006 as the Assistant Director of Marketing. Dave is currently the Director of Event & Online Marketing having earned his degree in Business from the University of Maryland, College Park. He majored in Marketing and minored in Communication. At Maryland, he played on the Scout Basketball Team for three years, where he was part of the National Championship team in 2006.

  • Samantha LatzesEvent Marketing Manager

    Creative Team

    Samantha Latzes

    Event Marketing Manager

    Samantha grew up competing in both dance and cheerleading. Throughout high school her competitive cheerleading team was nationally ranked and placed in the top ten at the UCA National Competition all four years. Samantha went on to attend The Pennsylvania State University where she was actively involved in her sorority and THON- the world’s largest student run philanthropy benefiting pediatric cancer. Her junior year she traveled abroad and studied for a semester in Barcelona, Spain. She graduated Penn State in May 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and a minor degree in English. Shortly after graduation, she moved to Maryland and joined Baseball Factory where she currently works as an Marketing and Operations Associate.

  • Becky OldhamDirector of Social Media

    Creative Team

    Becky Oldham

    Director of Social Media

    Becky joined Baseball Factory in September of 2008. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Neuroscience from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. At Dickinson, Becky worked closely with student-athletes as a Student Athletic Trainer in addition to competing as a member of the Track & Field Team. During her junior year she studied abroad at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. Becky currently serves as a Social Media Marketing Manager for Baseball Factory.

  • Joe RocklandMarketing & Logistics Associate
  • Wei XueSenior Director of Web Development

    Creative Team

    Wei Xue

    Senior Director of Web Development

    Wei started with Baseball Factory as an intern in July of 2007 while finishing up his Bachelors Degree in computer science. Wei then went on to accept a part-time position in January of 2008. Wei is currently the Lead Developer.

  • Noah EstersohnVideo Editor
  • Matt LundWeb Producer

Baseball Operations

  • Adam BeaverDirector of Retail Sales

    Baseball Operations

    Adam Beaver

    Director of Retail Sales

    Adam played collegiate baseball for both CCBC Catonsville and UNC-Pembroke. While at Catonsville, Adam was named Male Athlete of the Year and still holds school records for career homeruns. Midway through his college career, Adam transferred to UNC-Pembroke where he continued playing baseball and earned his marketing degree in 2003. Shortly after graduation, Adam returned to CCBC Catonsville to coach. Over the last ten years, Adam has worked with sixty players that went on to play at four year schools and eleven players that signed professional contracts. In addition to coaching, Adam worked at Team Express from 2004-2014. During his time with them he managed and opened two retail stores and managed high profile high school and college team accounts. Adam currently serves as Director of Retail Sales for Factory Athletics.

  • Pete BuckRegional Scout
  • Mark DanielsRegional Scout
  • Scott DemetralRegional Scout
  • Andy FergusonSenior Director of Player Development & Scouting

    Baseball Operations

    Andy Ferguson

    Senior Director of Player Development & Scouting

    Andy is a graduate of North Carolina State University. He joined the baseball team as a walk-on, and went on to solidify his role on a team that participated in four consecutive NCAA Regionals. He followed his playing career with a season coaching for the Harwich Mariners of the Cape Cod Baseball League, and then joined the Baseball Factory for the first time shortly after – eventually assuming the role of Director of Scouting. At the same time, he also served as an Associate Scout – first for the Pittsburgh Pirates and later for the San Diego Padres. After a stint outside the organization, he rejoined Baseball Factory as a Scouting Consultant in August 2007.

  • Nolan FullerBaseball Operations Coordinator

    Baseball Operations

    Nolan Fuller

    Baseball Operations Coordinator

    Nolan Fuller is a graduate of the University of South Carolina Beaufort, where he played and coached under the tutelage of current Pittsburgh Pirates First Base Coach, Rick Sofield. In 2012, Fuller helped the Sand Sharks make their first NAIA World Series appearance – where they finished ranked 7th in the Nation. In his four years at USCB, the Sand Sharks compiled a record of 142-75. Nolan is also a Baseball Factory Alum, competing in events during High School.

  • Joe LakeSenior Director of Youth Baseball Operations

    Baseball Operations

    Joe Lake

    Senior Director of Youth Baseball Operations

    Joe’s first experience with Baseball Factory was in 1995 at age nine when he attended a youth camp held by CEO and Founder, Steve Sclafani. Even at age nine, it was clear that Joe was a standout performer. Joe went on to participate in various Baseball Factory events including the Baseball Factory All-American Tournament and the Exclusive College Recruiting Program. Joe went on to have an outstanding high school career at Long Reach High School in Columbia, Maryland, where he twice received the team MVP award. Through assistance from the Exclusive Program staff, Joe received a scholarship to play his college baseball at James Madison University, where he became a two-time team captain. In addition he was named an All-Conference and All-State (VA) player after his senior season. Upon graduating from JMU, Joe rejoined the Baseball Factory team where he provided instruction through lessons and the Baseball Factory Player Development camps. He currently serves as the Director of On-Field Operations.

  • Mark LemonDirector of FDI Operations
  • Ryan LiddleDirector of Youth Baseball Operations

    Baseball Operations

    Ryan Liddle

    Director of Youth Baseball Operations

    Ryan played his college ball at Penn State-Behrend. Ryan played all four years as a second baseman. He graduated in 2010 with a BS in marketing and a minor in management. Ryan interned in the scouting department while in college before joining on full-time in January of 2011.

  • Justin RoswellSenior Director of Tournaments and Showcases

    Baseball Operations

    Justin Roswell

    Senior Director of Tournaments and Showcases

    Justin joined the Baseball Factory in 2001 serving in the scouting, event coordination, and player development departments. In 2007, he became the Director for Team One Baseball, which is the showcase division of Baseball Factory. As Senior Director he heads up the player identification process for all Team One Regional Showcases. Justin also manages the day-to-day operations of Team One including the website. In addition to directing Team One Baseball, Justin also heads up the Under Armour Tournament Division. Justin graduated from California State University – Fullerton, where he received his degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis on management.

  • David SittonRegional Scout
  • Jason ScottLife Skills and Baseball Event Operations Coordinator

Baseball Consultants

  • Dana CavaleaStrength and Conditioning Consultant

    Baseball Consultants

    Dana Cavalea

    Strength and Conditioning Consultant

    Dana Cavalea and Major League Strength serve as baseball performance strength and conditioning consultants for all Baseball Factory events. Dana currently serves as the Director of Strength and Conditioning for the New York Yankees. He has also spent time with the Pittsburgh Pirates and Toronto Blue Jays. Dana founded Major League Strength, a company that works to provide athletes with first class professional training and a dynamic program designed to elicit positive results in all aspects of Human Movement and Sports Performance. Dana is certified by the CSCS, NASM-PES and the USAW.

  • Dr. James DriskellFactory Development Institute Consultant

    Baseball Consultants

    Dr. James Driskell

    Factory Development Institute Consultant

    Dr. James Driskell was brought on by Baseball Factory to help develop the Game Time Pressure Training and Simulation program. Driskell along with CEO Steve Sclafani have researched and authored, “Stressors in Youth Batting Performance” and “GTP Training Handbook”. Both publications have been ground breaking in showing how stress and pressure affect performance and ways players can train to overcome these stressors and be more successful.

    Dr. Driskell has over 20 years research experience in stress, performance, and training. He has served in the government, academia, and private sector. He is the President of Florida Maxima Corporation adjunct professor of psychology at Rollins College, Winter Park, FL. Dr. Driskell has conducted research for Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, National Science Institute, FAA, Defense Modeling and Simulation Office, STRICOM, Army Dugway Proving Ground, and other organizations. He has authored over 100 articles and papers, including recent publications in the Journal of Applied Psychology, American Psychologist, Human Factors, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Military Psychology, Small Group Research, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, and Group Dynamics.

  • Doug GlanvilleConsultant

    Baseball Consultants

    Doug Glanville

    Consultant

    Doug attended and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Systems Science and Engineering. Glanville was drafted 12th overall by the Chicago Cubs in the 1991 amateur draft. Doug played nine seasons in the Majors, getting his break with the Cubs.  He also spent six seasons with the Philadelphia Phillies and a portion of the 2003 season with the Texas Rangers. In 1999, Doug batted .325 with 204 hits, 101 runs, six homeruns, 73 runs batted in and 34 stolen bases.  He led the league in singles with 149 that year. Doug joined the Baseball Factory as a Special Consultant at the end of 2007.

  • Keith MadisonRecruiting Consultant

    Baseball Consultants

    Keith Madison

    Recruiting Consultant

    Coach Madison joined Baseball Factory as a consultant in 2005 after retiring from the University of Kentucky in 2003. As a consultant with the Factory, Madison helps strengthen connections between the Baseball Factory, college and professional coaches to ensure that players were properly developed and capable of playing at the next level. His knowledge of the college recruiting process from a head coaching perspective is second-to-none for the Baseball Factory College Recruiting Program. Not to mention his long list of connections in the college baseball world has helped in placing many of Baseball Factory’s Exclusive College Recruiting Program players.

  • Rick SofieldSpecial Advisor to Baseball Operations

    Baseball Consultants

    Rick Sofield

    Special Advisor to Baseball Operations

    Rick Sofield served as the field coordinator for the New York Yankees, Pittsburgh Pirates, Los Angeles Dodgers and Montreal Expos and is a former AAA Manager for the Colorado Rockies. Sofield also coached at the college level serving as the Head Coach for the University of Utah, University of South Carolina – Beaufort and the Assistant Coach at the University of South Carolina. Rick currently is the manager of the West Virginia Power the Class A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Sofield is a former first round pick in the major league draft for the Minnesota Twins and boasts three years of big league playing experience. Rick will work as a Special Advisor to Baseball Operations.

  • Mike ToomeyScouting Consultant

    Baseball Consultants

    Mike Toomey

    Scouting Consultant

    Mike Toomey is the Special Assistant to the General Manager (KC Royals) has signed on to be a Scouting Consultant for Baseball Factory in 2006. Mike has an extensive background in Scouting and Coaching.  Currently in his 25th year of professional baseball, Coach Toomey has served as field manager, coach, instructor, and international advance scout for the New York Mets. Mike is respected by his peers as an astute evaluator of talent and as an accomplished teacher. He began his coaching career at The George Washington University (GWU); leading the team to three NCAA Eastern Regional bids. He was elected to the GWU Hall of Fame in 1989. Mike also is a member of the Hall of Fame at Montgomery College in Rockville, Maryland. Coach Toomey has worked for the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Texas Rangers, and the New York Mets. In 1992, he was named Major League Baseball Scout of the Year.

College Recruiting

  • Bernadette BechtaAcademic Advisor

    College Recruiting

    Bernadette Bechta

    Academic Advisor

    Bernadette serves as the main academic contact for all players and parents in the Exclusive Program. With over 20 years of experience as a teacher and advisor at the high school level, Bernadette will provide families with guidance on topics ranging from application essays to financial aid. In addition, Bernadette’s two sons have both gone through the Exclusive Program so she knows the ins and outs of the process from a parent’s perspective.

  • Dan MooneySenior Director of College Recruiting

    College Recruiting

    Dan Mooney

    Senior Director of College Recruiting

    Dan serves as a Senior Director of the Exclusive Program. Dan began his collegiate career as a catcher at Brevard Junior College. He later transferred to North Carolina State University where he was a two-time All-Atlantic Coast Conference performer. After college, Dan played professionally in the Boston Red Sox organization where he reached the double-A level before being forced to retire after an injury.

  • Daniel RollinsDirector of College Recruiting Operations

    College Recruiting

    Daniel Rollins

    Director of College Recruiting Operations

    Rollins comes to Baseball Factory after spending two years as an assistant baseball coach at George Mason University. At Mason he worked with the hitters and outfielders. He arrived in Fairfax after spending the 2011 season as an assistant coach at Randolph-Macon College where he worked in multiple areas for the Yellow Jackets. His responsibilities included working with outfielders, hitters and recruiting. He helped coach the Yellow Jackets to a 2011 Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championship and NCAA Regional appearance. Prior to returning to Randolph-Macon, Rollins spent the 2010 season coaching at George Washington University where his primary responsibilities included working with outfielders, hitters and first base coach. Rollins spent two summers serving as the pitching coach for the New Market Rebels in the prestigious Valley Baseball League, helping lead both staffs to top five finishes in team ERA. Rollins, a native of Hartfield, Va., played collegiate baseball at Randolph-Macon for three seasons before experiencing a career-ending injury. Rollins graduated from Randolph-Macon in May of 2009 with a BA in political science and minor in journalism. He resides in Kensington, Md. with his wife Leslie.

Financial Team

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