RBI Staff - Baseball Instructors
The Professional coaching staff at RBI Baseball Camps and Clinics rivals that of any program in the country. Coaches have experience playing and/or coaching at the professional, collegiate, and high school level. All RBI coaches are hand picked to ensure the highest quality of instruction regardless of the participant's ability level. Each staff member is committed to providing each participant with a safe and enjoyable experience while learning the best in baseball skills. Our entire staff is committed to the RBI mission of effectively providing young people of all ages with the skills that guide them toward success both on the baseball diamond, and throughout life, teaching the importance of individual responsibility, teamwork, and a positive attitude towards everyday life.
Marc Desroches graduated from Providence College in 1999. Coach Desroches had a tremendous college career at Providence where he was awarded All-Big East, All-New England, All-American and Big East Pitcher of the year in 1999. Marc played in the New England Collegiate All-Star Game in 1998 and captured the Big East Regular Season Championship in 1995 and Big East Tournament Championship in 1999. Coach Desroches also played in the NCAA Regional Tournament @ Wichita St. in 1995 and was NCAA Regional Tournament Finalists @ Florida St. in 1999. Coach Marc Desroches graduated from Matignon High School in 1994. At MHS Marc put together a great 4 years being named Boston Globe All-Scholastic and Boston Herald All-Scholastic in 1993. Coach was also part of the EMass All-Star Game, Mass/Connecticut All-Star Game and part of the High School Team USA Tournament in Australia in 1994. Coach Desroches currently plays in the Yawkey League for Somerville and has been awarded MVP in 1999, 2002, 2005, 2007 and Triple Crown and CY Young winner in 2007. Other than College and the Yawkey League Marc has also played in the Cape Cod League for the Chatham A’s. Marc is an experienced coach with Cambridge Rindge & Latin Varsity 2003-2007 and Matignon High School Varsity 2008 under his belt. Marc has helped out RBI with camps and clinics such as Nomar Garciaparra Baseball Camp, Trot Nixon Baseball Camp, Kevin Millar Baseball Clinic, Jason Varitek Baseball Camp, Terry Francona Baseball Clinic, and Manny Delcarmen Baseball Clinic. Marc now resides in Cambridge MA.
Coach Sullivan was a standout player at Foxboro High School, having been named Captain in 2002. In that same year, Coach Sullivan was named team defensive MVP as a catcher and was the starting pitcher in the Hockomock All-Star game. He led his team in At-Bats, Hits, Doubles, Runs, RBI, Walks, Stolen Bases, E.R.A., and Opponent's Batting Average. Coach Sullivan ended his stellar high school career with a 2.32 E.R.A. As a member of the Foxboro Post 93 Legion baseball team in 2001, Coach Sullivan hit .370 and lead his team to 17 straight wins, a District Title, and a Sectional Finals appearance. Coach Sullivan went on to play for Framingham State College as a pitcher and catcher from 2003 - 04. Coach Sullivan was the Freshman Baseball coach at Foxboro HS and the Varsity pitching coach from 2007-2010. Coach Sullivan has also been a coach in the Foxboro Diamond League (Ages 16-18) since 2005. He led his team to a championship in 2005 and a finals appearance in 2008.
Coach McElroy, was a graduate of Massachusetts College in 2001 while earning his degree in Business Management. During Sean’s time at college he was a 4 year starting outfielder and captured the ECAC Tournament Championship. Coach McElroy was awarded Team MVP and First Team All MASCAC in his senior year and is also the all-time leader in Games Played, At Bats and RBI’s in a single season. Prior to Sean’s 4 year college career, Coach McElroy graduated from Norwood High School in 1997. Sean is now playing for the Lexington Blue Sox through the Intercity League. Coach has played 8 seasons with Lexington and is a 6 Time All Star.
Mike Rocco is entering his second year as the Head Baseball Coach at Lesley University in Cambridge. Prior to coming to Lesley, he coached at New England Collegiate College (NECC) rival Daniel Webster College in Nashua, New Hampshire. Rocco served as the Assistant Coach and Recruiting Coordinator. Aside from his recruiting duties, he worked with the hitters and infielders. During the summer of 2008, Rocco was an assistant coach with the Keene Swamp Bats of the New England Collegiate Baseball League. Before coaching at Daniel Webster, he was a standout at Bryant University as the first baseman for the Bulldogs. As a four-year starter, Rocco completed his career as the program leader in games played (204), third in career hits (221) and was the career and season leader in put outs, which he currently holds the NCAA Division II records. As a freshman in 2004, Rocco helped lead the Bulldogs to their first ever Division II College World Series appearance in Montgomery, Alabama. That season saw him garner Northeast 10 Conference Freshman of the Year honors. The following year in 2005, Rocco was a member of the Bryant basketball team that reached the NCAA Division II National Championship game. Rocco was named to Northeast 10 All-Conference Team twice and was placed on the Northeast Regional Tournament Team in both 2004 and 2007. The Tewksbury, Massachusetts native began his coaching career with the Billerica American Legion program and also served a year on the Lowell American Legion staff. He has also served as the Head Coach of the cross country team at Daniel Webster where he guided the Eagles to an NECC championship in 2008, culminating with a berth in the NCAA Regionals and his being named NECC Coach of the Year. He has also been named as a member of the Bryant University 'All-Decade Team' as well as being Named Tewksbury High Schools 'Athlete of the Decade' both in 2010. Coach Rocco currently resides in South Boston. Coach Rocco was recently named the head coach at Assumption College in Worcester, MA.
Catching & Hitting Instructor
Ryan Healey graduated Stonehill College in 2010 with a degree in American History. During his collegiate career as a catcher and first baseman, Ryan helped lead the Skyhawks to the Northeast-10 Championship in his senior year and a bid to the New England Division II Regional. Coach Healey played in both the Clark Griffith Summer Collegiate League (Virginia) for the Arlington Diamonds as well as the Augusta Nationals of the Great South Collegiate League (Georgia) playing against many top collegiate prospects. Prior to his collegiate career, Ryan was a 4-year Varsity starter at catcher for Lynn English HS in Lynn, MA. As a senior in 2006, Ryan collected a multitude of awards including Northeastern Conference All-Star, E-Mass All-Star, Massachusetts State All-Star, and was named the Army National Guard Player of the Year. That summer Ryan's Bay State Games team took home the gold medal in addition to winning a North Shore Baseball League title with the Swampscott Sox where he was a teammate of RBI Director Joe Breen. After his collegiate career, Ryan became the lead catching and hitting instructor at the Hit-Zone in Swampscott, MA while also coaching the 14U Hit-Zone Hornets and an 18U Prospect team. Coach Healey now resides in Norwood and still plays for the Swampscott Sox of the NSBL.
Sean "Skip" McCarty joins the RBI Hawks staff as an Assistant Coach after many years in various Baseball roles. McCarty's Bluefish Baseball Club just completed a nine year run of play in the Boston Yawkey and Park Leagues with 320 wins and two Yawkey League titles. Prior to joining the Yawkey Baseball League in 2005, Skip served in various roles within the Boston MABL as a Player, Manager, and a Board Member. During the last two years Skip coached at both the 13u and 14u levels in both AAU and the New England Elite Baseball league culminating in the 14u Division 2 Championship game in 2012.
McCarty was a 3 year varsity starter at Duxbury High School (MA) and was Captain and an Atlantic Coast League All-Star in 1992. He received his bachelor's degree in Physical Education from Florida Southern in 1996. Currently, Skip lives in Bridgewater with wife Kelli and their 3 kids.
Coach Anzalone has been an integral part of the RBI staff since 2004. A graduate of the State University of New York at Oswego with a BS in Industrial Arts and a Masters in Instructional Media from Bridgewater State University, Jerry was a teacher in the Walpole school system for 35 years. Coach Anzalone has directed RBI's Head Start Program as well as many of the RBI Baseball Summer Day Camps. Prior to his coaching career at RBI, Jerry coached in the New England Lighting organization but was most well-known by his many years coaching in the Walpole Little League. During his 20 years coaching in Walpole Jerry coached the 1991 Little League State Champions and has seen his players achieve tremendous success at the higher levels. In 2011 Jerry was a coach on the Gold Medal winning Southeast Baseball Team in the Bay State Games. Jerry currently lives in Walpole with his wife Caroline.
Coach Olson was a four year varsity starter for North Providence High playing second and shortstop, and pitched, he earned 3 first team all division awards, 2 time all-star, 2 time team MVP, divisional player of the year as well as a divisional MVP award. He attended Rhode Island College and earned a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice and was a 2 time all conference second basemen, and was able to play for one of the greatest coaches in New England in Jay Grenier. In the Fall of 2009 Coach Olson joined the RBI staff as a head coach in the RBI High School wooden bat league. After rave reviews from several parents and coaches during the High School Wooden Bat season in the Fall of 2009 he instantly became a vital asset to the Hawks Travel Baseball Program.
Coach Ben Blaisdell is a 2007 graduate of Mansfield High School, where he earned varsity letters all four years. He helped the Hornets capture back to back Hockomock League titles in 2006 and 2007, and was named as the Hockomock League's MVP after hitting .495 during his senior year. He went on to start at shortstop in the Massachusetts Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Game after the season. Following high school, Coach Blaisdell went on to have an injury plagued career at Curry College, where he was named to three consecutive conference all-academic teams. In 2009, as a sophomore, he hit .360 and helped to contribute to a national team batting title and a national ranking that got as high as #12 in the Division III polls, before a broken foot ended his season after 20 games. Despite fracturing his back in 2010, he was able to return to the field in late 2011 for the final games of his senior season. Ben has been a member of the RBI family since 2004 first as a member, and now as an Instructor.
Coach Wadsworth graduated from the College of the Holy Cross in the spring of 2013 with a degree in Political Science and 4 years of Division 1 baseball under his belt. In his four year career as a starting catcher and first basemen, Wadsworth helped lead his team to 3 Patriot League Championship appearances. He was named the Patriot League Rookie of the Year and a third-team Freshmen All-American in 2010. Stephen made his mark in the Holy Cross record books, ranking 2nd all-time in putouts (862), third in RBI’s (115), and fourth in hits (176). Upon graduation, Wadsworth was honored with the Robert T. Curran Leadership Award given to the player who most exemplifies the late Holy Cross coach -”a true leader, mentor, coach and molder of men”.
Prior to Holy Cross, Wadsworth graduated from Buckingham Browne and Nichols where he captained both the baseball and hockey teams. Stephen earned multiple all-league selections in both baseball and hockey and was awarded the BB&N Class of ’33 Award, given to the best all-around athlete in the graduating class. During his senior season at BB&N, Wadsworth hit .596 and led his team to the first of a string of ISL titles starting in 2009. Wadsworth has joined the RBI staff full-time and looks forward to putting all his baseball experience and knowledge to work.
Coach Quigley is a 2006 graduate of Taunton High School, where he was a Boston Globe and Taunton Gazette All-Scholastic, and was named the “2006 Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year”. He received an academic and baseball scholarship to attend Northeastern University, where he studied Finance & Management. Serving as both a starting pitcher and a reliever, Coach Quigley had a successful career at NU, and in the Cape Cod Baseball League. While playing for the Harwich Mariners in 2008, the team won the CCBL Championship, and he was personally awarded the “John J. Claffey Top New England Prospect Award”.
In 2009, Coach Quigley was selected in the 22nd round by the Oakland Athletics. He played two seasons with their Minor League affiliates where he learned the game under the guidance of many former long-time major league players and coaches. After his career ended with Oakland, he played two seasons with the Southern Illinois Miners of the independent Frontier Baseball League. In 2011, he was among the league leaders in many major pitching categories for relievers, and finished the season off at 6-1 with a 1.68 ERA out of the bullpen. The next season, he was part of the 2012 Frontier League Champion Southern Illinois Miners. After taking 2013 off to work to finish his degree at NU, he is currently training to play again in 2014. Coach Quigley specializes in pitching instruction and training, and has a strong background in many other aspects of the game as well.
As an outfielder for the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, John was a two time All-American outfielder. He was drafted by the Boston Red Sox after his senior year at UMASS, and went on to receive numerous awards while playing for the Red Sox organization. In 1996 John earned a batting title while playing in the Big South, his .362 batting average was most certainly a number that no one else could match. John is a native of Abington Ma, and currently resides there with his wife Noelle and son C.J.
A resident of Brockton, Nick attended Eastern Connecticut State University and went on lead them to a National Championship in his freshman year. Nick went on to become a two time All-American shortstop at Econn. Once Nick completed his years at Eastern Connecticut, the Toronto Blue Jays did not waste any time in drafting him in the 26th round. Nick then went on to earn the MVP of the Blue Jays minor league affiliate in the Pioneer League. He spent his last few seasons with the Philadelphia Phillies organization where he learned from one of the greatest hitters of all time, Mike Schmidt. Before his college years Nick was a standout athlete at Brockton High School. In his senior year he received the high honor of being named Massachusetts Baseball Player of the Year.
Coach Lyons is a graduate of Stonehill College where he was the captain of the Stonehill College baseball program. While playing for the Skyhawks, Coley was a two time All NE-10 selection. During college Coley also played for the Harwich Mariners of the elite Cape Cod Baseball League. Coach has also been an all-star selection while playing for the Stockyard Club in the Boston Park League. His earlier days were spent at Catholic Memorial High School in West Roxbury.
Dan played both football and baseball at Tufts University 1995-1999. He was voted All New England in both sports; he was voted to the All-American Baseball team in 1998 while batting .484. Dan set eight career and single season records as a center fielder in baseball and three more as a quarterback in football. Played two seasons professionally for the Johnstown Johnnies (Frontier League). Won two Gold Glove awards as well as a league championship. Served as Director of Baseball Operations at the Hit Dog Training Center from 2002-2003. Dan is also a Director of the Trot Nixon and Jason Varitek Baseball Camps. Dan is a native of Randolph, MA and currently resides in Norton with his wife Amanda, his son Jackson and his two dogs.
Matt Boudrow, a graduate of Bentley University in 2010 while earning his BA in Marketing. During his college career he was a 4 year starting pitcher for the Falcons in The Northeast-10. For the past 5 summers, Boudrow has been a member of the Palmer Club in the Boston Park League. In 2007, he was named The Boston Park League MVP after posting an undefeated season with a 0.53ERA. In his earlier years, he was a three-sport student athlete in Dedham lettering in baseball, basketball, and football. Recently Matt has assisted the Dedham High School Varsity team. Matt has also been an integral part of the RBI Baseball Fall league in the past.
Keith has been a valued member of the RBI Staff for the last three years. In addition to lessons as a pitching and hitting instructor he has worked the Jason Varitek/Dustin Pedroia Summer Baseball Camp. Keith graduated from Franklin Pierce College in 2005 while earning his Bachelor’s degree in Marketing. During his time as a pitcher at Franklin Pierce, Brouillard helped lead the Ravens to the 2003 Division II College World Series, a Northeast Regional Championship, and two Northeast-10 Conference Championships. He earned second team ABCA/Rawlings All-Northeast Region during a solid junior season and was selected to play in the NEIBA All-Star Game held at Fenway Park. Keith ranks among career leaders at Franklin Pierce in earned run average (3rd), wins (7th), complete games (8th) and strikeouts (10th), while ranking among single-season leaders in wins (4th), innings (5th), and ERA (7th). Keith, a native of Somerset, MA, currently resides in Bellingham, MA with his wife Jess.
Dr. Jon Sjogren
Coach Sjogren starred for Bryant College from 1985-1988, twice earning All-New England honors. He has the unique distinction of having been the only individual in the program’s history to have won a conference championship and competed in the NCAA Tournament as both a player and a head coach. Jon was the head coach of the Bryant University Bulldogs baseball program for 15 years. In 2004 he led them to their first ever World Series berth in Montgomery, AL. Currently Jon is the head baseball coach at Rollins College in Orlando Florida.
Coach Tim Quagliaroli played 4 years of varsity baseball and won 2 state championships at Windsor Locks High School in Windsor Locks, Connecticut. As a 4-year starting third baseman/pitcher, Tim was named All-Conference and All-State his junior and senior years while also being named to the CT American Legion Futures team. In his final year of legion ball, he was named Zone Pitcher of the Year. Following his high school career, Coach Quagliaroli went on to Keene State College in NH where he carried a career ERA of 2.53 during his time as a collegiate pitcher. Tim's coaching career began back in high school working youth clinics before moving on to coach legion baseball during his summers off from college. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Tim enrolled at the New England Institute of Technology where he currently studies Automotive Technology. Coach Quagliaroli got his start with RBI in the fall of 2012 while coaching in both our 10U and 15U fall divisions. Tim's ability to coach varying ages and skills make him a great asset to RBI's instructional team.