Joey Magnani - Senior Instructor (Baseball - Hitting & Fielding)(Softball - Hitting & Fielding)
Joey graduated from Ashland High School in 2000 as a three year varsity baseball starter. During his junior year, he was a TVL All-Star honorable mention winner and named first team TVL All-Star the following year. Joey led his varsity team to the Massachusetts Division III State Championship in 2000.
Joey continued his baseball career as a player at Colby-Sawyer College in New Hampshire where he majored in Sports Management/ Exercise Science. During his four years at Colby-Sawyer he was a starter in Center field and Left field. He is also a fixture in the top ten of almost every offensive category in the schools history with his best game coming his senior year against Wentworth when he hit three home runs in three consecutive at-bats and totaled eleven RBI’s.
After graduating from college, Joey accepted a job at Extra Innings in Wrentham, MA where he was employed for the next six years. From 2004 to 2008 Joey worked as a sales associate and baseball instructor. In 2008, Joey became the General Manager as well as Director of Baseball Operations where he implemented player training programs and managed the daily operations until 2010 when he left to pursue the opportunity to open a sports facility
Senior Instructor (Baseball - Catcher, Hitting, Fielding)
Norfolk Legion Baseball (2007 - 2009)
Captain of Mass Bay Community College Baseball (2008 - 09)
Part of record setting team Framingham State (2010 - 2011)
Ashland Middle School Baseball Coach (2013 , 2015)
Ashland High School JV Coach (2016,2017)
Senior Baseball Instructor at Metro West Sportscenter (2013 - Current)
MWS Devils Baseball Coach (2013 - Present)
2016 14U Div 2 EBL Champs
Alec Palioca - Senior Instructor (Baseball - Pitching, Hitting & Fielding)
Alec Pitched at Wheaton College and in his Junior Year he appeared in 11 games (ten starts)... posted a 6-1 record with a 2.35 earned run average (ERA)... logged 61.1 innings, a team-best 62 strikeouts and held opponents to a .230 batting average (52-for-226)... pitched two complete games (both seven inning contests)... fanned a career-high 11 batters in a 3-2 loss to Endicott College in the NCAA Tournament (May 16)... struck out five or more batters in seven games... whiffed 33 batters total in five consecutive starts over 34.2 innings pitched... did not allow a triple or a home run on the season... Wheaton went 8-2 overall in his ten starts... averaged 9.10 strikeouts per game and a 3.3 strikeout-to-walk ratio... averaged 5.58 innings per appearance... ranked 63rd overall in the nation in strikeouts per nine innings (9.1) and 90th in strikeouts (62)... ranked 136th in the country in ERA (2.35).