Camp Staff

VALBROOK BASEBALL CAMP's staff consists of some of the best High School coaches from around Long Island, as well as many current and former top college players. Many of the top H.S. players in Nassau also assist at the camp.

Camp Director - Al Marrazzo
Camp Director - Al MarrazzoAl is currently teaching Social Studies and English at Lynbrook South Middle School. He has been the Varsity Baseball Coach at Lynbrook H.S. since 2002. Prior to coaching varsity, Al served as the J.V. coach for 2 season and the Junior H.S. coach for 6 seasons. He graduated from St.John's University with a B.S. in Elementary Education in 1993 and from Adelphi University with a Master's Degree in Health Education in 1998. His biography was published in the 2003-2004 and 2004-2005 Who's who of American Teachers book and he was elected into the National Honor Roll's Outstanding American Teachers in 2006. He led Lynbrook H.S. to its first league championship in 12 years, in 2003 and was voted Nassau County League A4 Coach of the Year. He also led Lynbrook to the league A3 Championship in 2006 and was once again selected Coach of the Year. In 1995, he was elected to the Staff Honor Roll, as given by the superintendent of Lynbrook schools, and was given an Honorary Lifetime Membership to West End School's PTA in 2002, for his dedication and service to the children of the Lynbrook community. Al served as site Director and Head Coach for Buddy Harrelson's Baseball Academy and American Sports Academy for 8 years.

Camp Director - Tony Lombardo
Camp Director - Tony LombardoTony is currently the Varsity Baseball Coach at Valley Stream Central High School. In the 24 years he has been with the program Central has had 14 winning seasons and 10 consecutive League Championships 1991-2001. In 2000 he received the National High School Coaches Association Assistant Coach of the Year Award. Tony had worked for the Buddy Harrelson's Baseball Academy as a director and coach for 7 years before starting Valbrook with Al Marrazzo in 2002.

Camp Staff - Brian Fraser
Camp Staff - Brian FraserBrian Fraser recently graduated from Siena College with a B.A. in Social Studies Education in 2010. He graduated from Lynbrook High School in 2006 where he played both football and baseball. He was the starting quarterback of the varsity football team in 2005 and the captain of the baseball team in 2006. He also received All-County honors for baseball, leading the team to a league championship. He received top honors in his high school receiving the Student-Athlete Award in 2006. Brian still plays baseball for the Long Island Indians in the Stan Musial league.

Camp Staff - Chris Weidlein
Camp Staff - Chris WeidleinChris Weidlein was a four-year varsity player and a two time all-country recipient at Calhoun High School in Merrick, NY. He went to Adelphi University on a athletic and academic scholarship. Chris was a four year starter at 3rd base for the Panthers and team captain his senior season. Chris currently teaches and coaches the JV baseball team at Valley Stream Central High School.

Camp Staff - Frank Alesia
Camp Staff - Frank AlesiaFrank Alesia is currently the head baseball coach at Valley Stream Central High School. In his seven years as head coach his baseball program focuses on structure, work ethic, discipline, and team building. Through coaching, Frank has helped young athletes embark on their career path at the collegiate level. He was a head coordinator at the Dom Scala’s, One on One baseball camp from 2003-2012. He created and built the travel baseball organization the Long Island Pirates that was composed of 13-17 year olds. In three years the Pirates earned 3 NJBL championships and two Boys of Summer Championships while composing an overall organizational record of 256 – 27.

Camp Staff - Jeff Andersen
Camp Staff - Jeff AndersenJeff Andersen attended Valley Stream Central High School from 05-08 where he played Varsity Baseball for three years, his junior year he was awarded All-Conference honorable mention and senior year awarded All-County. Attended division III Baruch College starting at shortstop and pitcher in the fall of 2008. After transfering to Nassau Community College, he helped them to a spot in the 2010 Junior College Division III World Series. He has played for many well known baseball organizations throughout his baseball career. (VS Colts, LI Tigers, Hawks, MIdville Dodgers, and LI Lightning).

Camp Staff - Michael Bruntvedt
Camp Staff - Michael BruntvedtMichael has over 10 years coaching experience at various baseball camps throughout Long Island. He is currently employed by Valley Stream Central High School District where he has coached a variety of sports, including baseball. Additionally, he had coached the Long Island Junior Ducks 13-14 year old team for 3 years. Michael graduated from SUNY Binghamton where he played four years for the Varsity Baseball team.

Camp Staff - Michael Caputo
Camp Staff - Michael CaputoMike is currently the Athletic Director at Valley Stream Central High School. He holds a Masters degree from Hofstra University in Physical Educationand Sports Science. He got his BA from Molloy College where he was a four year starter and team captain on the Baseball Team. He graduated from Valley Stream Central H.S. in 1998 where he was a three year starter in both Baseball and Football. When he is not working at Valbrook Mike is the Strength and Conditioning Coach at Athletes in Training in Franklin Square, N.Y.

Camp Staff - Michael Duda
Camp Staff - Michael DudaMike Duda is currently a fifth grade teacher in Port Washington. Mike graduated from College Misericordia in Dallas Pennsylvania where he played four years for the Varsity baseball team. Mike also coached for one season at College Misericordia. He has also coached the varsity baseball team at David Brearly High School and Pascack Hills High School in New Jersey and currently assists the staff at Port Washington