MEET OUR COACHES

Frank Mazza

Gershkoff is pleased to welcome Frank Mazza as our new pitching coach.  Frank is a former legion alumni who pitched for South Kingstown and North Kingstown High School followed by CCRI and Sacred Heart University. 

 

Tom Centore

We welcome back Tom Centore. Tom coached American Legion baseball with us for five seasons. His coaching stints included Western Hills Junior High School and Cranston East high school.  He was the head football coach at Johnston High School and is current head football coach at Cranston East. 

 

Bob Decosta

Bobby Decosta's son played for Gershkoff for four years and Bob himself coached for one year.  As a longtime Babe Ruth coach and current Bain middle school head coach , Bob will be a nice addition to our staff.

 

Sean Hart

Sean Hart joins our staff as this year's player coach.  Sean is coaching in Cranston Western Little League and would like to continue to coach at many levels. Having played baseball his entire life and beginning to involve himself in CLCF and CWLL as well as knowing players on the team from both Cranston and Scituate, Sean will prove to be a tremendous asset to our program.

 

Mike Spirito & John Enright

We welcome associate staff include Mike Spirito who has vast experience in the coaching community. Mike has coached at all levels. American Little League, Cranston Babe Ruth, Cranston High School West, Gershkoff American Legion, Riverside Post 10 American Legion and Connie Mach as well as the RI Amateur League and Cranberry League. John Enright  has also coached many years in Cranston American and Babe Ruth Baseball for many years as its longtime president. 

 

Dave Rathbun & Derek Dimeo

Dave Rathbun continues to lead our junior legion program along with Derek Dimeo.  Dave has coached the junior team for six seasons and has coached many years in CWLL Little League and Senior League as well as Immaculate with baseball and just as many years in the Cranston softball community.  Dave has been a great help preparing players for the Senior Level. Derek Dimeo has been David's longtime assistant who works at Cranston West and coaches freshmen baseball there as well.

 

David Hansen

We also have partnered with Scituate High School head coach David Hansen. Dave has many years experience coaching Johnston Ferri Middle School, Davies High School to name a few in addition to coaching football at Shea.  We welcome David's vast knowledge and expertise as we work together with our players, tournaments, and Fall baseball.