Turning Today’s Young Players
Into Tomorrow’s Stars!
Be a part of one of the premier baseball programs in Connecticut, Rise Above Baseball.
Rise Above Baseball will be fielding teams for the fall 2017. Come experience our team-first atmosphere, core beliefs of instilling respect for the game and teaching solid fundamentals. Rise Above Baseball and its professional staff goal is to develop players to play baseball at the collegiate level and beyond. Our main goal is to develop players to and give them a clear path to play at the highest level. Our players on our showcase teams will have the opportunity to be seen by many college coaches and professional scouts. We recruit student/athletes from Connecticut that are exceptional players, exhibit excellent attitudes, and excel in the classroom as well. The Rise Above Baseball program demands a team oriented attitude that is displayed on and off the field. Rise Above Baseball will play excellent competition and are showcased in some of the nation’s top sports facilities and Tournaments.
At Rise Above Baseball we look to maximize the baseball experience for all of our players and to help them reach their full potential both on the field and off.
Rise Above Baseball Staff
Joe Iannucci – Owner of Rise Above Athletics
Ian Thoesen – Head Coach Newtown High School Baseball
Wayne Mazzoni – University of Sacred Heart Baseball Assistant Coach
Ted Hurval – University of Fairfield Baseball Assistant Coach
Frank Fedak- Former Iona Player
Jeff Slane -Assistant Baseball Coach Newtown High
Greg Larnerd – Former University of Plattsburg Player
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12U Team 13u Team