Bill is the owner of PPH. He served as an associate Scout for the HOUSTON ASTROS in 2008/2009. Bill is the former pitching coach at NJCU as well as a former minor league player. He played professionally in the Central Baseball League (AA Independent) for the Ozark Ducks. He has been doing private baseball instruction for the last 13 years as well as instructing at various camps and clinics around the state. Bill has performed and astounding amount of private instruction eclipsing 20,000 hours. He has also spent 5 years in the Health and Fitness Industry as a Certified Personal Trainer where he has strength trained athletes to develop speed and power. Bill’s idea to focus on combining his baseball knowledge and strength training expertise is the cornerstone of Power Pitching & Hitting.
Dan Intili - Director of Equipment Distribution/ Instructor
During high school Dan played at St. John Vianney and was a standout catcher for the Hoboken Skyliners. Dan competed in then Junior olympics in 2004 and brings a great presence to the staff. Dan has been with us for about 5 years. He plays his college ball at Middlesex County College and Raritan Valley. He also was a client, so who better to help us then someone who knows the value of our programs. Dan also serves as the resident guru on Bats. If you want a bat talk to Dan he can get you anything! Dans expertise in Bills velocity program has really helped PPH grow the program. Dan also coached the PPH High School Travel team to an undefeated record and the USABL 18U Championship this fall.
Matt Cleary - Director of Hitting School at the Academy
While at St. Joseph’s High School (Metuchen), Matt was on 1st Team All-County, 2nd Team All-State (Parochial Division) 1st base by The Star-Ledger. He was also 1st Team All-Area 1st base by The Home News Tribune. Matt continued his baseball career in Alvernia College where he was Freshman of the Year, 1st Team All-Conference 1st base and ranked Top 10 in the country in HRs (11) and Slugging Percentage (.874). At William Paterson University, Matt ranked 2nd in the NJAC with .412 BA versus conference opponents and 2nd Team All-Conference 1st Base. He has been a baseball instructor for the past three years, coached 2006 Junior Varsity baseball team at St. Joseph’s High School (Metuchen) where his team finished 3rd in the county.
Kyle is a professional baseball player who played professionally in Europe in 2014. A graduate of Rider college where he was the number 1 pitcher is Senior Year. In 2015 he has a Spring Training invite to some various Professional Teams. He has just started with us but his experience has shown already. The kids love coach Kyle and really gravitate to him. This experience along with his ability to impact young players makes him a great asset to PPH. Kyle is also a Scout for professional league in Europe and has signed players to many different pro leagues in Europe.
A graduate from Lawrenceville Prep and college player at McDaniel, James was double threat at both places as a pitcher and hitting. An injury cut short his college career. Now James has returned to his alma mater to be the picthing coach at Lawrence Prep. He is part of our team and clinic staff and his knowledge is a real asset. He also trained at PPH Baseball since he was 10 years old.
Mike is former player of Bill Bethea’s at NJCU, so who better to help instruct than a player whose skills were developed under the direction of Bill Bethea. Mike had a great college career and has been invited to some tryouts for professional teams. Mike has instructed at many clinics and camps for Doug Cinella in north Jersey before joining our staff in the summer of 2002.
Gabe is a graduate of St. Rose High School as 1st team all division, 2nd team all state, and 2nd all shore and county. He participated in numerous pre-draft workouts along with invite only tryouts. Gabe attended, played baseball and received Academic All-American honors at Ocean County College and Delaware Tech C.C. In addition, Gabe has played in the FCIL in Bradenton, Florida (Pittsburg Pirates Training Facilities). Over the past several years he has played in the Jersey Shore Summer League. Gabe has coached and trained kids since the summer of 2003 at various programs throughout New Jersey.