Our Staff

Dean BorrelliDean Borrelli

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Dean's primary expertise is in the areas of catching, hitting and pitching.
Dean also played 1st base, 3rd base and outfield while in the professional ranks
Graduate of Central Catholic HS , All MVC, MVP, All Eastern Mass All-State, All Scholastic
Winner of Michael Garvey Award for most outstanding student athlete at CCHS (85)
Division 1 recruit for hockey and baseball while at CCHS (MVP for both sports)
Inducted into CCHS Hall of Fame (96)
Graduate of UMASS at Amherst, Captain, All New England
8 years professional baseball player (7 years Oakland Athletics, 1 year Texas Rangers)
Attended 4 Major League spring training camps (3 with Oakland, 1 with Texas)
Former Assistant Coach at UMASS Amherst
President of The Northeast Hurricanes

Al MottramAl Mottram

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Al’s primary expertise are in the area’s of pitching, hitting, and general fielding
8 year’s coaching experience (Central Catholic, New England Rebels, Northeast Hurricanes
Assistant Coach for 2010 AAU National Champions New England Rebels
Current Head Coach of the Northeast Hurricanes 15U Prospect Team
4 year varsity player at Central Catholic in Lawrence MA
3 time All Merrimack Valley
Helped U-Mass Lowell to two Division II World Series Appearances (2001, 2002)
Still hold 7 hitting records at UML
4 time All-New England
Division II All-American (2002)
Northeast-10 Player of the Year (2003)
Northeast-10 Tournament MVP (2003)
Recipient of the William Allard/Marty McDonough Sportsmanship Award (2003)
Drafted in the 24th round by the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2003
5 seasons of professional experience
2 time All-Star at the pro level (Midwest League 2005, Northern League 2006)
Participant in the Midwest League Home Run Derby (2005)
Member of two championship teams at the pro level (South Bend Silverhawks 2005, Fargo-
Moorehead Redhawks 2006)

Jill Gagnon

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Jill's primary expertise is in the areas of softball pitching, hitting and softball skills
Former All-State player at Manchester Memorial High School (2004, 2005).
Former Merrimack College standout
1st Team All-Conference Selection 2009 (Northeast-10)
2009 All-Championship Team
Division II All-American (2009)
Led the NE-10 in strikeouts per inning with 150 strikeouts in 142 innings pitched (2009)
Lead the NE-10 with a .403 batting average (2009)
Current Head Coach at St. Anselm's College in Manchester NH
Current Head Coach of Northeast Hurricanes 18U Gold Softball

Chris Mosher

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Member of American Baseball Coaches Association
Former player at St John’s Prep in Danvers MA
Former player at Springfield College
Former Methuen Legion Baseball Coach
7 years coaching travel baseball (New England Rebels, Northeast Hurricanes)
1st place 16U Nationals 2010 (Head Coach)
2nd place 16U Nationals 2009 (Head Coach)
Current VP of the Northeast Hurricanes as well as VP of all Play Ball facilities

Jeff AllisonJeff Allison

Jeff is a former 1st round draft pick of the Florida Marlins. Jeff played 8 professional seasons, has been coaching travel teams and has been training young athletes for 5 years in pitching, hitting and fielding.

Some of Jeff's accolades:
- 16th overall pick in the 2003 MLB Draft
- 2003 Baseball America's HS player of the year
- 2003 MA High School Player of the Year
- Ace of the 2002 USA Junior National Team
- 2x Florida State League All Star 

Jeff will be available for pitching lessons, hitting lessons and fielding lessons. He will also serve as the pitching coordinator for the Northeast Hurricanes Baseball Organization (Play Ball is home to the Hurricanes) and will lead the Hurricanes' Baseball Showcase Program.

Tabitha Hebert

Former UMASS-Lowell All American Pitcher

Chris Carmain

Current Professional Pitcher
Former Northeastern University Player

Frank Cruz

Professioanl Instructor