Stamford's Chelsea Piers Connecticut Names New Baseball Director

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Mike Anderson, a former baseball star at Walter Panas High School in Cortlandt, was named Thursday the Director of Baseball at Chelsea Piers Connecticut in Stamford. Photo Credit: Contributed

STAMFORD, Conn. – Chelsea Piers Connecticut in Stamford announced Thursday that Mike Anderson will be joining its team as director of baseball.

Anderson is a 2006 graduate of Walter Panas High School in Cortlandt Manor. He is also a co-founder of both East Coast Baseball Training Facility at Navajo Field in Yorktown Heights and East Coast MAVS Baseball.

Anderson was recruited by over 100 Division I baseball schools and offered scholarships from over 50 schools. After committing to East Carolina University, Anderson was a key player on the school’s team from 2006-2011, and served as both a starter and relief pitcher, in addition to his role as the first three-time captain in the school’s baseball history.

In addition to his success at the collegiate level, Anderson played one season of professional baseball in the Can-Am league and has been one of the area’s top pitching instructors since 2008. Throughout his coaching career he has placed amateur players in colleges from the Division I to junior college level.

Chelsea Piers Connecticut features baseball programming for all levels, from beginner to advance. Anderson is also available for private lessons.

"Mike is a great addition to the CPCT team of accomplished coaches and program directors,” said Mollie Marcoux, executive director of Chelsea Piers Connecticut.  “He has an unmatched passion and talent for teaching baseball and he is able to apply this to coaching players of all ages and ability levels.  We are confident that he will help us continue to build one of the area’s top baseball programs. “

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