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Atlantic Cape Baseball

Coaches and Staff

Rodney Velardi
Head Coach

Rodney Velardi

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This is Rodney Velardi's 8th year as Head Coach. Prior to joining Atlantic Cape, Coach Velardi was the Head Coach for Egg Harbor Township High School from 2000-2005. He previously coached at Elizabeth HS , Toms River Sooth HS and Ocean County College.

As a player, Coach Velardi played at Butler University and Toms River South HS. At Toms River South, he was a two-time All-State selection, and was also named by the USA Today as one of the nation's top baseball prospects.

Coach Velardi has a BS Secondary Education from Butler University, an MS, Educational Leadership from Seton Hall University, and is pursuing a Doctoral Degree from Walden University.

 

Assistant Coaches

Jeff Ball
Hitting/ Infield

Jeff Ball

6th Year as Assistant Coach
Former MLB Player
Former AC Surf Manager
Bert Rosica
Catching

Bert Rosica

2nd Year as Assistant Coach
Former Pitchers' Edge Performance Studio Bullpen Catcher
Mike Bates
Infield/ Baserunning

Mike Bates

2nd Year as Assistant Coach
Former Buccaneer Player
Chris Russ
Catchers

Chris Russ

2nd Year as Assistant Coach
Former 2-Year Buccaneer Player
​Pursuing a Career in Law Enforcement
Brett McCulley
Pitchers/Outfield, Strength & Conditioning

Brett McCulley

3rd Year as Assistant Coach
Former 2-Year Buccaneer Player
Finished Baseball Career at Wesley College