Bailey Hosko graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University in 2022 with her BS in Elementary Education and English and is currently a sixth grade teacher at Killingly Intermediate School. Bailey played basketball, golf, and ran track at Norwich Free Academy and has pitched for several fastpitch softball organizations throughout her youth. Bailey has been pitching since the age of 8 and made her way back into pitching as a coach for L2L. She currently coaches basketball and track at Killingly Intermediate School. Bailey is passionate about fitness and fundamentals, and she understands how to work with athletes of all ages to enhance their skills on the mound.
Jordan Warecke is from Old Lyme, Connecticut, where he graduated in 2017. Jordan walked on to UCONN Avery Point and quickly found success, boasting a 0.42 ERA and earning four year college opportunities. He played three years of NCAA Division 1 baseball at both Saint Peter’s University and Manhattan College. After graduating in 2022, he spent a year in the MLB partnered Frontier League. In spring of 2023, he suffered a career ending injury, and now strives to help young pitchers with proper mechanics, as well as arm care to prevent similar injuries. Jordan also spent the summer as head coach of the Crush 18U Blue tournament team.
Greg joined Lumber2Leather after many years of playing baseball and coaching youth sports. Greg pitched at St. John’s University (NY) from 1998-2003, competing against top Division 1 competition in the Big East Conference. Greg finished his career at SJU with over 200 innings pitched, 11 wins and 6 saves. During his Senior year, he won Big East Pitcher of the week, and was named to the Big East All-Academic team. Greg spent his summer’s pitching in top collegiate summer baseball leagues across the country, including the GLSCL (Great Lakes), the New England CBL, the ACBL, and the Cape Cod Baseball League.
Greg has over 10 years of youth coaching experience in both team and individual settings across multiple sports. For baseball, Greg has managed teams at the Little League, All-Star and AAU levels, amassing over 100 career wins, including an NEAAU championship and LL District championships. Greg currently runs the Connecticut Cannons baseball organization, which has fielded 8 championship teams, across the 9U-12U age groups, since 2020. His dedication to hard work, attention to detail, and focus on candor and fun resonates with the young players he coaches. Greg is also an amateur triathlete, and has completed over 60 triathlons from sprint to half-iron distances.
Zach is a CT Native and graduate of University of Rhode Island. During 2008-2014 Zach played in the Minors and signed with both the Texas Rangers and Los Angeles A’s organizations
Zach will be working out of The Facility in Old Saybrook catching lessons for all age groups.
Adam Nuzzo graduated from Marist college in 2017. He has been coaching Madison Legion and Travel baseball for the past 10 years. Prior to coaching, Adam was a catcher in the MTB program and graduated from Daniel Hand in 2013. He captained the 2013 team to its first division title since 1994. Adam currently coaches the Madison Travel Baseball’s 18/19u team. This past summer his squad went 14-8-1 en route to an East shore Summer Championship. Adam has experience on a high school level as well. He has experience coaching in New York and Connecticut. Most recently, Adam served as the catching coach and head JV coach for Guilford High from 2018-2020. He has helped many players advance their game to a collegiate level. Will Reiner, Villanova ‘22, Matt Donlan UCONN ‘22, Vinny Benevento WCSU ‘27.
Travis has been teaching 5th grade Language Arts in Madison for the past 20 years. Travis grew up in West Haven High School where he was a 3 year starter on the baseball and basketball teams. He would go on to be a captain of both sports in 1999. After high school, Travis studied and played Division 1 baseball at Quinnipiac University. He played in every game during his sophomore, junior, and senior years, starting in 153 consecutive games. He ended his career with a .300 batting average and was the starting shortstop for his junior and senior seasons after playing 1st and 2nd base during his freshman and sophomore years.
After college, Travis began his coaching and teaching career in Madison, CT. He served as the Madison Legion coach from 2006-2012 and then was hired as the head baseball coach for Daniel Hand High School Baseball in 2012, a position he still holds today. Travis has collected more than 120 wins as the coach at DHHS and helped lead them to their first state championship in school in 2021 after posting a 21-2 record while finishing as the #2 ranked team in the state of Connecticut.
Travis is passionate about developing young players into strong men that will be able to handle adversity and embrace the thrill of competing.