Owner: Mike Garlatti mikeg@baseballwarehousenj.com
Mike is the mastermind behind bringing Central NJ to a new level of baseball instruction. He has compiled both his wealth of baseball knowledge and coaching experience along with one of the finest instructional staff's around. Currently Mike is the Northeast Scouting Supervisor for the Colorado Rockies. A former catcher at both the University of Tampa and Ramapo College, he got into coaching in 1989 under Fred Hill at Rutgers University and was one game away from winning the College World Series in 1990. Mike has dedicated his life towards helping kids develop their baseball skills and goals not only in baseball but in life and school.


  Mark Blevins
Mark is the Head Coach at Highland Park High School and a Kean University graduate who has been a member of the Baseball Warehouse staff for 7 years. He was a member of the 2007 National Championship team at Kean. Mark has coached in the fall for the Baseball Warehouse teams and for the Edison American Legion teams.
    Staff: Keith Connolly
Professional Scout with the Northeast Cross Checker KC Royals, former minor league pitcher with the San Fransisco Giants and former Rutgers pitcher. Keith enters his 7th year as a member of the Baseball Warehouse staff.
    Staff: Vinny Esposito
Vinny is a former minor league infielder in the Toronto Blue Jays Organization and 2003 Draft pick out of Rutgers University. Current head coach at Colonia High School.
    Staff: Ryan Lillis
Head Coach at North Brunswick High School. He has been there for four seasons and has been named Greater Middlesex County Coach of the Year in 2006. His team has also won the GMC White Division championship. Ryan also played at Rutgers University from 1999 thru 2002 and won a Big East Championship in 2000.  Ryan has been with the Baseball Warehouse for 6 years and has given countless lesson.
    Staff: Steve Bucchignano
Steve is currently the Head Coach for St. Joseph's High School in Metuchen, NJ. He played his college career at Kean University and was an all conference, all state, and all region pitcher. He also coached the Cougars for two years from 2003-2005. Steve has coached at Somerville High School and Bound Brook High School. He has been with the Baseball Warehouse for three years.
    Staff: Fred Cole
Fred Cole is the Former Head Baseball Coach at Madison Central and
Old Bridge High Schools. In 34 years of coaching coach Cole's teams have won State, County and Red division championships. He has coached numerous all-county, and all-state players, as well as 9 professional players. Coach has been a permanent staff member of the Warehouse as well as Rutgers baseball camps, and Joe Wladyka's camps around New Jersey. He is currently the Head Coach for the Baseball Warehouse Silver team in the fall.
    Staff: Mike Moriarty
Mike is an area scout for the Seattle Mariners and has been a member of the Baseball Warehouse Staff for 5 years. Mike started his baseball career with the Seton Hall Pirates in 1992 through 1995. In that time Mike was named to the All American team for Division I baseball. He was selected in the 7th round by the Minnesota Twins. Mike played four years for the Minnesota Twins AAA team and made his Major League debut in 2002 for the Baltimore Orioles. Following his time in the Major League Mike played for 5 different teams in the Minor Leagues. In 2006 and 2007 Mike became a hitting coach for the Pittsburg Pirates.
    Staff: Vinny Galya
Former Old Bridge HS OF and played at Kean University where he played in 3 D-3 World Series in 4 years. Vinny has his teaching certificate and coaches our Fall teams the past several years.
    Staff: Joe Augustine jaugustine@baseballwarehousenj.com
Joe played his High School ball at Highland Park High School where he was an All-County and All-State Pitcher. From Highland Park Joe went on to play his college ball at Kean University where he was two time All-Conference (2nd team 2006, 1st team 2007), All State (1st Team 2006/2007), All Mid Atlantic Region (1st team 2006/2007) selection. As a senior at Kean Joe was part of the 2007 NCAA National Championship team where he threw a complete game victory over the then #1 ranked team in the country in Chapman University from California and was named to the All-tournament team. Also during that season Joe was named the NjAC, NjCBA, New Jersey Sports Writers, ECAC and ABCA Mid-Atlantic Regional pitcher of the year. He was also selected to the ABCA 1st team All-American Team for the 2007 season. After leaving Kean Joe Signed with the Kansas City Royals and spent two seasons in their Minor League System. During his first full season with Kansas City he played for the Burlinton Bee's of the Midwest league. That season the Bee's won the 2008 Midwest League Championship and Joe was selected to participate in the Midwest League All-Star Game. After playing in the Kansas City Organization Joe went on to sign with the Southern Illinois Miners of the Independent Frontier League and spent 2 seasons with them. In 2010 he was selected to the Frontier League All-Star game was name the starting pitcher for the West division. At the conclusion of the season he was selected to the Frontier League All League team and was awarded the Brain Tollberg Award given annually to the Frontier League Pitcher of the Year. Joe was also named to Baseball America's 1st team all independent team and was also named to the top independent prospects list. Joe has been with the Baseball Warehouse since the Fall of 2011 and helps out with our Fall teams and Strength & Conditioning classes along with giving lessons.
    Staff: Chris Affinito caffinito@baseballwarehousenj.com
Chris started his career right here in Middlesex County at East Brunswick High School from 2001 to 2005, where he was All-County and All-State player. He then moved onto Seton Hall University. During his time at Seton Hall he set numerous records and was a member of both All-Big East Conference and All-Big East Academic teams in 2008 and 2009. After graduating from Seton Hall, Chris signed as a free agent with the Oakland Athletics in May 2009. During his first season with Oakland Chris was named the MVP of his Arizona league team. Chris has coached our fall ball team for the past 3 years. He has been a staff member of Baseball Warehouse for 4 years.
    Staff: Jim Muldowney
All time winningest baseball coach in Middlesex County history with
24 championships in 13 years—10 Conference titles, 7 County titles,
5-sectional titles and 2 NJ State Championships. Coached at both Middlesex CC and Edison HS. Inducted into the NJ Baseball Coaches, the Edison HS and North Brunswick LL Hall of Fames. Has coached 20 All Sate players and 10 of his former players have played professional baseball. Currently a District Supervisor of Health and Phys. Ed in Edison.

Staff: Dana Witt - Softball

Baseball Warehouse
405A Cleveland Ave., Highland Park, NJ 08904 • 732-249-8884