Bob Cook (owner) – Baseball – Bob played baseball at Notre Dame High School (3 years varsity) as a pitcher and middle infielder. He also played two years at MVCC as a pitcher and middle infielder. After two seasons with the Hawks Bob received a baseball scholarship to the University of New Haven where he was primarily a pitcher and backup middle infielder. After two seasons with the New Haven Chargers, Bob signed a professional contract with the Adirondack Lumberjacks of the Northeast League. Bob is also certified as a baseball coach through New York State and Doyle Baseball Academy. Bob has been a scout with the Cincinnati Reds for the last five years, is a Pro Scout/Consultant with National Sports Management and is a certified Personal trainer/strength and conditioning coach through NSCA-CPT.
Taylor Motter (Seasonal) Baseball- Taylor is from Palm Beach Gardens, FL where he played varsity baseball all 4 years at Palm Beach Gardens High School. After high school he attended Coastal Carolina University where he studied Sports and Exercise Science while starting every game at shortstop. As a freshman he played in all 63 games where they lost in a regional to University of North Carolina. He was named Louisville Slugger/Collegiate Baseball and Ping! Baseball Freshman All-American, he hit .286 with 18 doubles (eighth-best in the Big South), a triple, two home runs and 31 RBI’s … He had a .365 on-base percentage and a .406 slugging percentage … Had 14 multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI performances. His sophomore year he was on the Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the Year “Watch List”, named First team All-Big South, named to the Myrtle Beach Regional All-Tournament hitting .471 with three doubles, two home runs and six RBI in five games. He was also named big south player of the week. Motter hit and impressive .336 on the season while ranking eighth (tied) in the Big South in home runs (12), seventh in walks (37), third (tied) in doubles (22) and seventh in slugging percentage (.617). After his junior year at Coastal he was drafted in the June 2011 MLB draft, as a 17th round pick by the Tampa Bay Rays where he started off his professional career in the Appalachian League playing for the Princeton Rays (rookie ball), when rookie ball was over he got moved up to the Bowling Green Hot Rods who are in the Midwest League (low A), playing third base, shortstop and second base, hitting in the top of the lineup.
DOUG DELETT – Baseball- Doug played baseball at Whitesboro High School as a pitcher and shortstop. He also played one year at MVCC as a pitcher. After playing at MVCC Doug signed a professional baseball contract as a pitcher with the Utica Blue Sox in the NY Penn League class “A” baseball. That year Doug was the home opening day starting pitcher against the New York Mets farm club. He was a starter and reliever during the course of the season and compiled a complete game win against the NY Mets farm club. He was the assistant head coach/pitching coach for the Utica Blue Sox in the PGCBL in 2017 and the pitching coach with the Utica Blue Sox in 2016, a team that won the western division championship. In the past Doug has coached baseball at Kennedy High School and Utica Post American Legion. He has been a baseball instructor for the last 3 years. He is also a personal trainer.
Amee Zbytniewski – Softball – Amee’ went to Whitesboro High School and played with the Warriors for three years as a Varsity Pitcher. Throughout her career in high school she received Honorable Mention Sophomore Year in the Tri Valley League. Her Junior and Senior Year she received First Team All Stars for the Tri Valley League. In 1995 and 1996 she played on The Shockers Travel Team. In 1996 Amee’ attended Suny Cortland and played her freshman and beginning of her Sophomore year. Do to a sports injury her career as a pitcher ended. In 2003 Amee’ ran a pitching clinic for two years giving instruction and lessons in New Hartford. In 2003 and 2004 she was the Head Varsity Coach for New York Mills High School. Since 2004 she has been giving private lessons and helping out the Utica College pitchers. In the winter of 2008 Amee joined the staff at the Field Of Dreams to share her knowledge and love for softball.
Sarah Puskarenko – Soccer – Sarah went to Owen D. Young Central School and played five years of Varsity Soccer. Her love and passion for the sport quickly found her coaching the sport she loved not long after playing it for many years. She has coached High School Soccer for Richfield Springs as an Assistant to the Boys Varsity in 2003 and 2004. At Mohawk in 2006 as a Boys Modified Coach, 2007 as Assistant Girls Varsity coach and now as Head JV Girls Soccer Coach since 2008. Currently, Sarah is the JV Girls head soccer coach for the Central Valley Academy Central School District. Her commitment to the sport also reaches out to a variety of areas with A.Y.S.O. spending her time coaching and directing numerous programs from 2002 to Present. Sarah was Regional Commissioner and Area Director for Area 3G AYSO from 2000-2009.