Our Staff

Our Staff

Posted by Coach Rick

 NY Nationals Staff

Ricky Caputo
 - President – General Manager – Founder 

-  NYN Baseball and Softball Academy General Manager
- NYN Travel Teams Baseball and Softball General Manager
- NYN Academy Head Baseball Instructor
Washington Nationals 24th Round Draft Pick 2006 MLB Draft
-Hofstra 3 Time All-CAA Selection 2004, 2005, 2006
-NCAA All-Region Team Selection 2005 &All-Gotham Baseball Team  Selection
-Miller Place High School 2002 & All-League 2001, 2002, All-County 2002
- 2006 Hofstra University – B.B.A. Business Management


Adam Abreu – Director of Strength and Conditioning 

abreu- AFAA and ISSA Personal Training Certified
- Former U.S. Marine
- Former Professional Bodybuilder
- Golden Gloves Boxing Competitor
- Over 33 years of Personal Training experience
- Grew up in the Dominican Republic playing baseball and running track
- Qualified for U.S. Olympic tryouts in track and field




Rich Rivera - Director of Training and Coaching – Lead Instructor 

- Coaches Representative
- NYN 17u Tournament Team Head Coach
- Lead Instructor
- Camp Coordinator
-  Sachem North High School 2004
- St. Joseph’s College 2005-2007

Justine Scutaro 


- Softball Instructor

- Varsity Head Coach, Miller Place H.S.

- Former D1 player at Sacred Heart University

- Graduated from Shoreham Wading River H.S.



Maria Carucci

Maria Carucci


- Softball Instructor

- Varsity Head Coach at Sachem East H.S.

- Played 4 years at SUNY Cortland.

- Graduated from East Islip H.S.