TOM ABRUSCATO'S CENTRAL MEADOW BASEBALL / SOFTBALL ACADEMY


meet the instructors

Our qualified instructors have a combined 100+ years of coaching experience, including specialties in hitting, fielding, pitching, catching and more. 

Our Staff, Baseball & Softball (Subject to change)

Tom Abruscato, Adelphi U

​Rachel Barry, Cortland U

Mike Rayola, Adelphi U

​Tim Ingram, Tampa Bay Rays

Anthony Serrapica, Fairfield U

Chris Appell, Dowling U

Sarah Cornell, Hofstra U

​Crissy DeMott, Sacred Heart U

Crista San Antonio, Providence U

​Chris Matteo, Cortland U

Alyssa Colletti, Tampa U

Danielle Ferrara, St Leo U

Joe Fusco, NYT U

Joe Roche, Farmingdale U

Matt Robinson, Kings College Pa.

​Connor McCarthy, LIU Post U

Mike Weingartner, Old Westbury 

Brian Sundberg, Pace U​

Ryan Mackey, Molloy College

​Brian Cunningham, Purchase

Matt Seelinger, Farmingdale U

Tim Keinath, LIU Post / Tampa Bay Rays / Newark Bears

Matt Weingartner, Farmingdale College

***Listed is the college / professional team where played. Each instructor also currently coaches in HS / College / or showcase team


Q. WHAT SHOULD MY CHILD BRING TO CAMP?

A. COMFORTABLE ATHLETIC ATTIRE SHOULD BE WORN EACH DAY, RUBBER CLEATS, SNEAKERS, BAT, GLOVE, SUNBLOCK, AND A CAP TO BLOCK THE SUN. SNEAKERS WILL BE WORN IN CASE THE CAMP IS MOVED TO OUR INDOOR FACILITY. A PLAYER MAY BRING HIS/HER OWN HELMET. HELMETS ARE PROVIDED BY THE CAMP


Q. WHAT SHOULD MY CHILD BRING TO EAT?

A. EACH CAMPER CAN BRING A LUNCH OR PURCHASE LUNCH AT THE LITTLE LEAGUE SNACK STANDS. CMBA DOES NOT PROVIDE LUNCH


Q. WHAT TIME SHOULD MY CHILD REPORT TO CAMP?

A. EACH CAMPER SHOULD REPORT TO THE SITE NO EARLIER THAN FIFTEEN MINUTES PRIOR TO THE START OF THE DAY, EXCEPT ON OPENING DAY. IF YOU HAVE A DROP OFF ISSUE PLEASE CONTACT US AND WE WILL WORK TO ACCOMODATE YOUR NEEDS


Q. WHAT HAPPENS IN THE EVENT OF RAIN?

A. IN THE EVENT OF INCLEMENT WEATHER, WE WILL UTILIZE OUR INDOOR RESOURCES TO CARRY OUT INSTRUCTION. PLEASE ARRIVE AT THE OUTDOOR LOCATION FIRST. IF THE CAMP IS RELOCATED TO OUR INDOOR FACILITY A CMBA STAFF MEMBER WILL BE ON SITE TO RE-DIRECT YOU. PICK UP WILL BE AT THE SITE OF THE START OF THE CAMP, REGARDLESS OF A WEATHER CHANGE DURING THE DAY.



Q. WHAT AMENITIES ARE OFFERED?

FULLY EQUIPPED RESTROOMS, WATER, A FIRST AID STATION AND DUGOUTS ARE AVAILABLE AT EACH LOCATION. ALSO, TOM ABRUSCATO IS A CERIFIED CPR/AED/FIRST-AID INSTRUCTOR AND HIS STAFF HAVE EACH BEEN TRAINED AND CERTIFIED IN AMERICAN RED CROSS CPR AND SPORTS FIRST AID.


Q. DO YOU HAVE AN EMAIL LIST AND IF SO, HOW DO I GET ON IT?

A. YES WE DO HAVE A MAILING LIST, A CONVENIENT WAY TO BE NOTIFIED OF OUR CAMP AND CLINIC OPPORTUNITIES. IF YOU WISH TO BE INCLUDED, EITHER LIST YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS WHEN COMPLETING OUR CAMP REGISTRATION BROCHURE, OR CLICK ON THE EMAIL ADDRESS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE AND SEND US A MESSAGE