Fielding / Hitting
John Quimby graduated from Otterbein University in 2010 with a bachelor of arts in business administration. John spent the last two years of his college career as starting shortstop for the cardinals leading the team in batting average, RBI’s, homerun’s and runs scored. He finished his senior year with a conference leading 15 homeruns, which earned him first team all region and the Royal F Martin award for most outstanding spring athlete. His prior two years of college were spent at the College of Wooster where he also started shortstop. Both years the Fighting Scots were ranked #1 in the nation. His freshman year he received the NCAC freshman of the year award and in his sophomore year the Scots set a NCAA record 33 straight wins. John graduated from North Allegheny High School in 2005 where he became one of the few players to start back to back to back WPIAL championships, winning two of them his sophomore and senior year. He became team MVP and made the All-WPIAL team his senior year.
Hitting / Catching
David Muraco brings a unbridled passion for empowering players to reach their peak potential. With over 21 years of coaching under his belt at levels ranging from Modified High School to Junior College, Coach Muraco he has truly seen it all. He started his coaching career at Notre Dame HS in Utica, NY as the Modified Head Coach in 1993 and 1994, then Assistant Varsity Coach in 1995. In 1996, he joined the staff at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, NY as Assistant Head Coach and in 1998 he took over as Head Coach. From 2001-2010 he returned to Notre Dame High School as Head JV Coach and Assistant Varsity Coach, helping that program win 2 Class C state Championship in 2001 and 2005.
In 2011 he started his own AAU Baseball/Softball program and saw it grow from 0 to 164 kids in 2 years, placing players in D1 and D2 programs and several teams winning tournaments along the way.
Infield / Fielding / Hitting
John is a graduate of Norwin High School and Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania. John was a 4 year starter at Allegheny from 1993-1997. During his college career, John received the Glenn Beckert Award for Outstanding Defense (1996), Honorable Mention NCAC All Conference Team (1996), and was selected for the Division III Baseball All Region Team (1996).
In addition to the above experiences, John holds the following records:
All American Baseball Center is pleased to welcome John Tavares to our staff.
Pitching / Fielding / Hitting
Josh attended North Allegheny Senior High School. He was a two year starter in '04 and '05, graduating in 2005. The Tigers finished as Triple A and sectional runner-up his junior season. Selected Conference and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Player of the Year as a senior, he earned all-section honors and was named to the conference all-star team two seasons. Josh went 12-1 with a 1.35 ERA senior year, and compiled a 19-2 record in two seasons. He was a huge part of a team that won a sectional and Quad A championship as well as a third-place showing at the state tournament his senior year. Josh also lettered one season as a guard in basketball. He holds school records for games won and complete games in '05
After high school Josh attended Cleveland State University where he majored in Sports Management and minored in Business. His collegiate achievements on the field included: First Team All Conference as Utility Player (2009), named Conference Pitcher of the Week 4 times, named Conference Hitter of the Week 2 times, lead the team in RBIs, runs, hits, home runs, slugging pct, total bases, innings pitched, and BAA his senior year. Josh was second in the conference in strikeouts as a pitcher his junior and senior years and became only the second player in league history to earn Horizon League "Batter of the Week" and "Pitcher of the Week" honors in different weeks of the same season.
After college Josh continued his baseball career with the Colorado Rockies. Josh was drafted twice; 50th round (2008), 17th round (2009). Over four seasons within the Rockies system Josh compiled an 8-11 record, 4.02 ERA and 250 strikeouts. He was the Northwest League Pitcher of the Week 9/6/2010, led Northwest League in ERA(2.18) in 2010, led Rockies system in BAA same season (.203), and did not allow a home run in 2 of 4 seasons played in the Rockies system. Josh played for the following teams in his career with the Rockies; '09 (Casper Ghosts-Rookie A, Tri City Dust Devils- Class A short season)-'10 (Asheville Tourists- Low A, Tri City Dust Devils- Class A short season)-'11 (Asheville Tourists- Low A)-'12 (Modesto Nuts- High A, Tri City Dust Devils- Class A short season)