The Thanksgiving holiday is a time when we make a genuine attempt to give thanks to everyone who has made a positive contribution in our lives. This may be family, friends or even strangers that may have touched us from far away. During our 54th year, Glen Cove Jr. Baseball and Softball has had more than 800 boys and girls participate in the program. In running a program of this magnitude, many people have given their time and support toward the success of the program. The Board of GCJB&S would like to give a big thank you to them all:
Umpires - Leon Osborne, Berto Gonzalez, Damon Johnson, Doug Poncet, Dave Losee, Tony Belifore, Luis Cruz, Joe Tetta, Phil Rizzo Jr., Pete Cappiello Jr., Rick Testa Jr., Nicholas and Jesse Martino, Samantha Catanzano, Alby Gonzalez;
Stand Volunteers - Kristi Austin, Lynn Basile, Terri Catanzano, Angelo DeMeo, Mike Diem, Jen Fiorino, Toni Gonzalez, Stephanie Kouyoudjian, Irene Leahy, Laura Maringer, Melissa Maringer, Donna Marino, Martino Family, Maureen Papachristou, Nancy Quinn, Kim Rogers, Wilma F. Stone, Chris Thaw;
Stand Supplies - Tim McCarthy (McCarthy's Deli), Steve & Diane (DSSR Beverage), Steve (Charlie's Ice Cream & Candy);
Donations - Petro (picnic), Marc and Dawn Russo, Valley Sports, Griffon Corporation;
Glen Cove Record Pilot - weekly coverage;
Steve Gonzalez - weekly game writeups;
Baseball/Softball Clinics - Angela Zupa, Jon Dolecki, Katie Omitek, Brian Corbo;
Gold Coast Gazette - clinic tee shirts, coverage;
Frank Trotta - North Shore Golf Car;
Tony Gallego - photography;
Bill Peet and Mike Salentino - parade banners;
The stadium crew;
Mayor Mary Ann Holzkamp and Darcy Belyea, recreation director;
All the boys and girls and their parents.
And thanks to our 2004 sponsors and coaches:
Fitness Express for Her Thunder - coaches Sean Dwyer, Kevin Monahan;
Tutortime Aquasox - coaches Heidi Robertson, Kim Maccarone.
Midget Girls :
Forest Avenue Pizzeria Raptors - coaches Mike Menaroni, Mike Stanco;
United National Realty Sand Gnats - coaches Tony Genua, Sandy Rhein;
T & S Anzalone Bees - coaches Ken Catanzano, Tom DeCarlo, Joe Fiorino;
Taheri Family Dentistry Sidewinders - Camille Farnan, Patti Wolf;
Testa Landscaping Alley Cats - Glenn Rizzo, Rosa Rizzo, Vanessa Machado;
YMCA Diablos - Jim McAleer.
Neger Gilder Flowers - coaches Angela Zupa, Patty Lizza;
Granger Dentistry Braves - coaches Don Franklin, Ken Pilla;
Finn Chiro-Kids Rockies - coaches Alberto Gonzalez, Tom Goforth, Damon Garner;
Cappiello Agency Marlins - coach Michelle Suarez.
La Ginestra Phillies - coaches Jim Leahy, Ron Pascucci;
K of C Rockies - coaches Bob Marte, Bob Langone;
Gribbin Gorillaz Orioles - coaches Joseph Martinez, Art Pearsall;
Glen Street Allstate Expos - coaches Paul Casale, Jim Ayers;
Atlas Switch Red Sox - coaches Phil Grella, Jim McAleer;
Glen Floors Devil Rays - coaches Carol Paolillo, Liz Colangelo.
Glen Floors Rangers - coach Tom Deluca;
John McGrady Plumbing & Heating Athletics - coach John McGrady;
London Jewelers Red Sox - coach Pat McAdams;
Telstar Marlins - coaches Alan Kotowski, Jerry Cornelis;
V.E.M.S. Cardinals - coaches Bruce Testa, Steve Alter.
Blacarski Plumbing and Heating Rockhounds - coach Bob Payton;
Gold Coast Gazette Green Jackets - coach Robert Field;
Maccarone Plumbing Diablos - coach Mike Colangelo, Louis Maccarone
Rason Asphalt Mukdogs - coach Perry Filippone
VFW Mets - coach Bob Poncet
Zavaro Landscaping Seadogs - coach Joe Kaier
Atlantic Powerwashing Sidewinders - coaches Dan Morra, Jim Cossaro;
Deveau's Autobody Sand Gnats - coaches Paul Dennis, Martin Carmody;
Dodge-Thomas Rattlers - coaches Carmen Martino, Jim Ayers;
Fairview Service Station Bees - coaches Mike McCrindle, Joe Floccari;
Glen Cove Rotary Iron Birds -coaches Rob Grabowski, Anthony Flores;
Manzione Dentistry Bats - coaches Will Pedraita, Tom Manzione;
Moretto Mason Supply Thunder - coaches Noreen Donovan, Mike Loria;
Old Brookville PT Volcanoes - coaches Carlos Figueroa, Jeff Schwartz;
Pall Corp. Mets - coaches Bill Peet, Phil Grella;
St Environmental Blue Claws - coaches Brian Leibowitz, Dan Cox;
Stevenson Printing Muckdogs - coaches Dan Mariana, Joe Kiaer.
Anker's Electric Pirates - coaches Denis O'Regan, Pat McAdams;
Charles of Glen Cove Orioles - coaches Kevin Donovan, John Tenke;
Coldwell Banker Diamondbacks - coaches Geoff Whitely, Will Pedraita;
Forest Avenue Pizzeria Marlins - coaches Dan Cox, Steve Folan;
Glen Cove Signs Angels - coaches Rich Basile, Dave Schneider;
Glen Plaza Mason Supplies Expos - coaches Julio Esquilin, Ricky Graziosi
Hawkins Cove Oil Reds - coaches Jim Catanzano, Jim Ziegen;
Konica Minolta Giants - coaches Rich Grabowski, Tom Anzalone;
Manzione Dentistry Devil Rays - coaches Tom Manzione, Vinnie Martinez;
Sorenson Lumber Braves - coaches Norm Sorenson, John Martone.
American Comm. Bank Mariners - coaches Ken Catanzano, Marvin Tate;
ATECO Blue Jays - coaches Gary Valeo, Jack Comitino;
Glen Cove Auto Salvage Padres - coaches Tom DeCarlo, Carlos Figueroa;
Glen Cove Fire Dept. Astros - coaches Vincent Martinez, John Tenke;
Long Island Press Rockies - coaches Rob Grabowski, James Milano;
Sons of Italy Cardinals - coaches Tom Hopke, Frank Bellock;
Testa Landscaping Athletics - coaches Rick Testa, Phil Rizzo;
Valley Sports Marlins - coaches Rich Maccarone, Pete Cappiello.
Chamber of Commerce Athletics - coaches John Maccarone, Sal Basile;
Charlie's Ice Cream & Candy Orioles - coaches Bob Marino, Harvey Gross;
Elks Club Cardinals - coaches Allen Losee, Bob Reimels;
Giambrone Construction Indians - coaches Chris Rocco, Frank Giambrone;
Glen Cove PBA Expos - coaches Gerald Aparicio, Stan Dzakonski;
McCarthy's Deli Rockies - coaches Ron Ruggiero, Carmen Martino;
Warga Plumbing/Heating Marlins - coaches Mike Caruso, Ric Grabowski.