Doug Cinnella
Currently scouting for the Cincinnati Reds. Veteran of 9 professional seasons. Participated in Major League spring training with both the N.Y. Mets (1993) and the N.Y. Yankees (1995). Doug has pitched over 1,000 career innings as a professional with an ERA of 3.17. Selected by the Baltimore Orioles in the 3rd round of the 1986 Major League draft, he was the 97th player picked in the nation! Voted the NY-Penn League MVP in 1986. Doug established a NY-Penn League record in 1986 by pitching 2 no-hitters, a record which still stands today. After being traded to the Montreal Expos in 1988, Doug made the 1988 Florida State League All-Star team. He was also chosen as the Topps Player of the Month for May 1988. His manager while playing for the Expos was Felipe Alou. Doug credits much of his coaching techniques to Felipe. After becoming a free agent in 1990, Doug signed with the N.Y. Mets. He played as a player/coach in Double-A with the Mets until he was promoted to AAA Tidewater. Played in Tidewater for 2 seasons. Played college ball at Seton Hall, was selected as New Jersey's college MVP for 1984. Holds SHU pitching record for most strikeouts in a game (17 in 7 innings). Doug played High School baseball for Paramus where he was an All-League, All-County and All-State player. Doug also serves as fellow-PBI coach Jeff Remo's pitching coach at Mahwah High School.

PBI Advisor Leo Mazzone
PBI Advisor Leo Mazzone is - hands down - one of the best Major League pitching coaches of all time with a track record that is undeniable. While with the Atlanta Braves, his pitching staffs anchored 14 division winners. Among his pitchers' accomplishments with the club are four ERA titles, six Cy Young Awards, and nine twenty game winners. Working with PBI President Doug Cinnella, Leo devised the Mazzone-Cinnella Pitching Program which offers top high school level pitchers and catchers both instruction and training which have been proven effective at the Major League level. Currently a color commentator for Fox and a co-host on "The Rude Awakening" Morning Show on Atlanta's WCNN-AM, Professional Baseball Instruction is honored to have Leo on staff..

PBI Advisor Sam Perlozzo
PBI Advisor Sam Perlozzo came up through the Twins system and spent time at the Major League level with Minnesota and San Diego before moving into the coaching ranks where he's considered one of the best teachers of the game. Sam's baseball resume includes a World Series Championship in 1990 while coaching with the Cincinnati Reds. Following a stint managing the Baltimore Orioles, Sam spent time with the Seattle Mariners before he joined Charlie Manuel's coaching staff in Philadelphia where he serves as 1st base coach. PBI's infield programs are directly designed in consultation with Sam..

PBI Advisor Clint Hurdle
PBI Advisor Clint Hurdle's professional career has taken him from the front cover of Sports Illustrated as a young phenom with the Kansas City Royals, through his playing career with the Reds, Mets and Cardinals. As a member of the 1980 Royals, he hit .417 in the World Series against the Philadelphia Phillies. He's coached and managed in the Mets and Rockies systems, taking Colorado to the World Series in 2007. After serving as the Texas Rangers hitting coach in 2010 (and getting to yet another World Series), he was named the 39th manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates in November 2010. PBI's hitting programs are devised under Clint's direction.

Greg Cinnella

Greg knows the game inside and out; he helps design all of Professional Baseball Instruction's top-flight training programs. He played college ball at Rutgers-Newark and Mercy College and coached for one season at Bergen Community College. He was a member of the Hackensack High School State Championship team in 1997. His high school coaching career has included St. Joe’s in Montvale and Don Bosco Prep in Ramsey.

Jim Monaghan

Well-known for his 19 years with legendary WNEW-FM in New York City, Jim has over 25 years of experience coaching and playing baseball. Spent two years in baseball management with the Newark Bears. Jim coached the Don Bosco Prep freshman baseball team to back-to-back Bergen County championships for the only time in the school's history. He is also PBI's Director of Public Relations/Marketing and keeps his hand in radio working weekday mornings at WDHA.

Rich Scheid
As a Seton Hall Pirate, Rich was a 1985 member of Team USA. In 1986 he was named to the All Conference Big East Team and was the New Jersey College Pitcher Of the Year. Rich was the New York Yankees' top draft choice in the 1986 amateur draft. In an 11-year professional career he played in the Yankees, Cubs, and White Sox organizations before making his Major League debut on September 11, 1992 with the Houston Astros. He also played at the Major League level with the Florida Marlins in 1994 and 1995. Rich will be working with top high school pitchers in PBI's exclusive Mazzone/Cinnella Major League Pitchers Training Program as well as doing private lessons..

Jeff Remo

A former Mahwah High School All State Player. Rutgers University Head Baseball Coach Fred Hill maintains that Jeff is the best high school hitter to ever come out of the State Of New Jersey. He was selected by the Chicago Cubs in the 6th round of the 1980 Major League Draft and played professionally for 3 years. We call him “The Hit Doctor” here at P.B.I. as a tribute to his ability to teach hitting. Jeff also has a personality that the kids just love. As the Mahwah High School varsity baseball head coach, he led the 2008 Thunderbirds to a State Championship.

Sam Ferretti

Sam is one of PBI's best coaches hands down. He played professional baseball for 8 years. He attended Major League Spring Training with the Cleveland Indians (1992) and the Colorado Rockies (1995), and played with the Newark Bears of the Atlantic League in 2000. As a professional infielder, Sam was nicknamed "soft hands." His ability to turn a tough play and make it look routine was his forte. Sam attended Rutgers University where he was named to the Division I All State Team. Sam most recently coached at Passaic High School. He also appeared in the movie "Major League II."

Mike Marchiano

Mike Marchiano's playing career can be summed up in one word - "stud!" While playing at Fordham University in 1997, Mike led NCAA Division I baseball in batting average (.493) and slugging percentage and was 3rd in the nation in home runs. He was also the Atlantic 10 Baseball Player Of the Year in '97 and was named to the NCAA Division 1 1st Team All-American Baseball Team by such renowned publications as Baseball American and Collegiate Baseball Digest. Mike was inducted into the Fordham University Hall Of Fame in 2003. Drafted by the Seattle Mariners in 1997, he played four years in the Mariners organization and was a Minor League All Star in 1997 and 1998; in fact, he was selected by TOPPS Baseball Cards as the Minor League Player Of the Month in August, 1997. Mike's baseball career took him to Italy where he spent two seasons as a member of the Rimini Pirates, the 2002 Champions of the Italian Baseball League. He led the squad to two consecutive final appearances, while winning one Italian Championship and tied an Italian Record in 2001 for most home runs in a single game (3). Mike was also selected to the Italian National Team in 2001 and he participated in the World Games in Osaka, Japan and Taipei, Taiwan for Team Italy. Mike also took part in the World Games in Osaka, Japan and Taipei, Taiwan for Team Italy. Whether coaching one of our Eagles teams, or running one of our training programs, Mike Marchiano is one of PBI's top young instructors.

Ken Belli

Ken played college baseball at St. Lawrence University and Montclair State. He was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles. He was an All State player at Passaic Valley High School.Ken is one of PBI's most respected coaches - by parents and players.

Don Hays

A graduate of William Paterson University with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology/Health & Physical Education, Don played his college baseball at William Paterson University where as their catcher and captain he helped lead the Pioneers to their divisional playoffs four straight years. Following graduation, he was invited back by the head coaching staff to work as a specialist with the pitchers and catchers. Don's knowledge, commitment, and dedication to his field of expertise all reflect upon the individuals worked with including youth, high school, collegiate and professional players. In addition, Don is president of Advance Kinetic Performance which specializes in fitness programs.

Bobby Lineburg

Bobby's enthusiasm for baseball and teaching kids how to play are obvious from the moment you walk into PBI! A former 1st Team All League pitcher while at Indian Hills High School, Bobby also pitched at the collegiate level for Morris County College and attended tryout camps with the Florida Marlins and the Chicago White Sox.

Mike Aviles

Mike came to PBI in the winter of 2005 looking for a place to work out during the off-season while playing in the Kansas City Royals' farm system. We took a look at how the players in our high school Winter Training Program gravitated to him, and how well he worked with those players and offered him a job. Given Mike's hard work and dedication, it was no surprise to us when he was called up to the Major Leagues in May 2008 with the Royals. Mike's 2009 MLB season was cut short by an arm injury. After a rehab stint with Kansas City's AAA affiliate in Omaha, Mike was called back up to the "big club" in early May 2010 and hit .304. After a year and a half wiht the Boston Red Sox, Mike will be playing for the Cleveland Indians in 2013. Follow Mike's 2012 season here.

Patrick Gill

Patrick Gill comes to the PBI coaching ranks via Michigan. An All-District, All-Region and All-Conference player in high school, Patrick pitched for Michigan State University and was ultimately drafted by the Detroit Tigers in 1998.

Steve Hayward
Steve Hayward's reputation as one of the best pitching coaches in New Jersey is well-deserved. The former Boston Red Sox farmhand was drafted after his dominating 1993 college season at Seton Hall when he achieved Big East MVP honors. He has coached at Don Bosco Prep in Ramsey and St. Joseph's in Montvale. Steve's unmatched desire to motivate kids is genuine. He's also PBI’s College Recruiting Director..

Jim LaRose
A former Seton Hall Pirate. Jim's knowledge of the game is top notch. He has coached Division 1 college baseball at Fordham University as well at Rutgers-Newark..

Brandon Cohen
Brandon Cohen attended River Dell High School where he was the Bergen County Player Of the Year and 1st Team All County in his senior year. Drafted by the Minnesota Twins out of high school, he opted to attend Seton Hall University where he was a two-year captain. He was also named 2nd Team Collegiate New Jersey in his sophomore season. A top outfielder/first baseman, Brandon currently plays for the Rockford River Hawks in the independent Frontier League..

Pete Mancini
Pete Mancini holds the distinction of having been drafted three times by Major League organizations. An All-County and 2nd Team All-State high school player in his senior year at West New York's Memorial High School, Pete was drafted by the Boston Red Sox. Opting to attend Seton Hall University instead, his collegiate career included being named the MVP of the Big East Tournament in his senior season. He was drafted by the Detroit Tigers while in college and finally by the Baltimore Orioles following graduation, spending a season in the Orioles organization. Pete's coaching career has included a stint at North Bergen High School. In addition to his terrific baseball credentials, Pete is also a 17-year veteran of the North Hudson Fire Department..

Jack Winters
Jack began his career at River Dell High School where he threw a no-hitter in his first varsity start in 2005. Following his All-League career at River Dell, Jack went on to become a main-stay in the rotation at Rutgers-Newark before transferring to the University of Redlands in Southern California where he set records for both saves and appearances in a single season. After his collegiate career, Jack appeared in the California Winter League where he was signed by the White Sands Pupfish of the Pecos League to be the team's closer; he was later traded to the Alpine Cowboys to help solidify their bullpen. In 2012 Jack signed with the Santa Fe Fuego, also of the Pecos League, and was used as both a starter and a middle-reliever. A native of Oradell, NJ, Jack is also the varsity pitching coach at River Dell under Coach Brandon Flanagan. In two years as River Dell's pitching coach Jack has guided the staff to a team ERA of 3.42 in addition to two no-hitters. At PBI Jack serves as one of PBI's top young pitching instructors. .

Wayne Richardson
Wayne Richardson was a PBI student as a youngster and through his college career, so he knows the “PBI Way” not only as a coach, but also from the perspective of a PBI student. Wayne is a graduate of Wallington HS where he received All County and All League recognition. In 2005 Wayne was a silver medalist representing the USA in the People to People World Games. Wayne just finished his senior season at Nyack College where he was the team captain, a 4 year starter, and amassed over 200 career innings pitched. He led Nyack in innings pitched, most complete games, most saves, was ranked nationally for fewest walks per game, and lead the NCAA Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference in percentage of innings pitched of games played per team. While at Nyack he also received NCAA All East Region and All Conference honors. Wayne also played for PBI’s North Jersey Eagles franchise in the professional prospect Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League in 2009 & 2010..

Janine Pacyna

A former standout at Bayonne High School, Janine led the Fighting Bees to the Hudson County Interscholastic Athletic Association Finals in 2002. Janine tossed 9 shutouts and two perfect games her senior year. She garnered 2nd Team All-County honors in her sophomore year and 1st Team All-County in her senior season. She also pitched at the collegiate level at Ramapo College.

JOE CIRILLO: Joe Cirillo's baseball career has taken him from a Little League State Championship team in 1984 with Palisades Park to Rider University on a baseball scholarship. Joe has been an assistant baseball coach at Secaucus High School, head coach at Palisades Park High School and is currently an assistant coach at Morris Knolls High School. Joe is one of PBI's best all-around coaches and helps anchor our catching programs.

STEPHEN FOX: Stephen Fox attended Bergen Catholic High School before playing at Hofstra University. Upon graduation he signed with the Sussex Skyhawks of the Can-Am League. He was signed by the Boston Red Sox after the 2009 season and played in 2010 for their Lowell and Salem affiliates. In 2012, as he did in 2011, Stephen will be pitching for the NJ Jackals in the Can-Am League.

MATT KIMBELL: A former All-County and All-League player for Pompton Lakes High School, Matt continued his playing career at Rutgers-Newark. Following graduation, Matt signed with the Newark Bears of the Atlantic League. Matt is currently finishing his Master's program at Montclair State where he will earn a Masters of Arts degree in Teaching (K-5). Matt is also a former PBI student himself, hoping to pass on what he has learned to the next generation of players.

ZACK ROSE: Zack Rose attended St. Mary's High School in Rutherford where he was the starting catcher all 4 years, including 2 years as team captain. His accomplishments include All League (sophomore, junior & seniors years), 3rd team All County in his junior year, and All Area, All County and 3rd Team All State in his senior season. He played two seasona at Rutgers-Newark before transferring to William Paterson University where he was a 2-year starter and 2-year captain.

MARV GLAUBACH: Marv is a long-time PBI veteran coach who knows his way around the game. A native of New York City, Marv was the high school coach of former NY Yankee infielder and former NY Mets manager Willie Randolph.