J. FAIGIN'S
BASEBALL
ACADEMY
Coaches' Biographies

 

Jason Faigin’s Bio

  • Member of the 1997 and 1998 Brookdale Community College Baseball Teams 
  • Member of the 1999 Rowan University Athletic Conference Championship Baseball Team 

  • Drafted by the New York Yankees in the June 1999 Draft        

  • New York Yankees Minor Leagues From 1999 – 2003 

  • Played with Staten Island Yankees, Greensboro Bats, and Tampa Yankees 

  • Member of the 2000 Staten Island Yankees New York Penn League Championship Team 

  • Member of the Evansville Otters Professional Baseball Team From 2003 –2005

  • Health and Physical Education Teacher, Old Bridge High School

  • Masters Degree in Education From the University of Scranton in Educational Leadership with a Principal and Supervisor Certification

  • Masters Degree in Education From Walden University in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

  • Old Bridge High School Baseball Coach 2006-2008

  • Certified Instructor for American Red Cross in First Aid and CPR/AED for Adult and Child

  • Head Coach of the East Coast Connection, Jersey Shore Baseball League, 2005 

  • Individual, Group, and Team Instruction

  • Baseball Camps: J. Faigin’s Baseball Academy, LLC. Today’s MVP, Diamond Dreams, Play Ball Sports, YMCA of Western Monmouth County, Monmouth Baseball Academy, Tab Ramos Sports Center, The Baseball Warehouse, The Hot Corner, and Double Play Recreation

 

Chris Hansen's Bio

  • Played High School Baseball at Marist High School ‘95-99’ in Bayonne, NJ

  • Selected on the All County Team ’98-99’

  • All State 2nd Team 1998

  • Played Division I St. Peter’s University (Jersey City) 1999-2005

  • Team Captain 2004 & 2005 Seasons

  • Pitcher

  • Head Assistant & Pitching Coach Marist HS/St. Anthony HS (Jersey City) 2005-2017

  • Hudson County Coach of the Year 2008 & 2012

  • Won Hudson County Championship 2012 & 2014

  • Won Non Public B State Championship 2012

  • Fabian Roman ’09 drafted 32nd round by the Reds and currently playing in the Seattle Mariner Organization

 

Vinny Galya's Bio

  • 2014 Coached in the NJ Under Armor Underclassman Game (Northeast Team)

  • Assistant Coach for the Jersey City Jackie Robinson RBI Baseball Team ’14-17’

  • Wont the MLB RBI World Series in 2014 & 2016

  • 2013 Kean University Graduate

  • Physical Education and Health Teaching Degree

  • 2014- present: Elementary Physical Education teacher

  • 2012- present: Train all ages privately, groups, strength and conditioning through sport or personal fitness

  • One on one, sport specific  

  • 2013- present: Coach baseball at the high school level

  • 10 years experience working with children through camps and clinics.

  • 4 year member of Kean University baseball team where we compiled a   157-46 record, 3 NJAC conference championships and made 3 appearances in the NCAA DIII World Series by winning 3 Mid-Atlantic Region championships

  • 2011 - Set single season stolen base record with 33

  • 2011- NCAA Div. III Mid-Atlantic Region All-Tournament Team