Baseball/Softball training facility aimed at developing and training players with a focus on maximizing body functionality and movements. Open to all ages!
ABOUT COACH CHAMBERS
Scott grew up in Colonie, NY and is a graduate of Colonie Central High School, class of 2001. During his sophomore year, he was one of three sophomores to make an all area team and was awarded 1st team all Suburban Council. He posted a 5-3 record with 55 strikeouts in 56 innings and 5 complete games. That summer he competed in the Empire State games under Coach Braverman and Coach Dipiazza as they secured a third gold medal in a row. As a junior, Scott once again made the all area team as well as 1st team all Suburban Council after posting a 7-3 mark. He struck out 93 in 72 innings while throwing 7 complete games with 2 shut outs. During the summer Scott played for the South Troy Dodgers under George Rogers. They enjoyed a trip to the Connie Mack World Series in Farmington , NM and finished second place in the country. His senior year was marked by a 1st All State selection, 1st team all area, as well as 1st team all Suburban. He posted a 7-2 record with a 1.58 era. He posted 93 strikeouts for the second year in a row, this time in only 53 innings pitched. The 93 strike outs is still a single season record for Colonie High School as is his career total of 242 over his 3 years on varsity.
Scott continued his pitching career at Marist College, where he enjoyed being a midweek starter until his sophomore year where he broke into the weekend rotation. For 3 years, Scott was on top of the Marist rotation, along with current Marist Head Baseball Coach Chris Tracz. They enjoy a lot of success, all conference teams and 2 trips to the NCAA Regional tournament. After his junior year, Scott received a phone call from the White Sox for the draft in the 13th round, however chose to return to Marist for his senior year. With a solid senior year, and velocity between 93-95mph, Scott was posed for a high round draft selection, but due to a shoulder injury late in the season he went undrafted. He then received an opportunity to play in a playoff push for the Gateway Grizzlies of the Frontier League in Sauget, Illinois and was invited back for spring training the next year after a good showing. During spring training Scott’s shoulder injury reoccurred and he was officially retired by the Grizzlies.
For the past two years Scott has been working at Sauce Baseball in Schenectady, NY as a pitching instructor and baseball trainer. During that time he has also been a coach on the Northeast Pride showcase travel baseball team. He passes on his knowledge of pitching and his passion of baseball to the kids and enjoys watching them be successful in competition. Scott opened Chambers Sports Performance on July 1, 2019.
Christian Brothers Academy, 2000
Boston College, 2004
Josh DiScipio graduated from Christian Brothers Academy in 2000 where he was a four sport varsity letter-men in baseball, football, hockey and indoor track. During his high school athletic career at C.B.A. DiScipio was a two time recipient of the Brother Aloysius Memorial MVP award for varsity football (98', 99'), a first team all-area football player (98’, 99’), a first team all-area baseball player (99’, 00’), a second team All-State (NY) shortstop (00’) as well as a member of the 1999 and 2000 Empire State Games Adirondack gold medal baseball teams. In 2000 DiScipio was also a member of the South Troy Dodgers team under head coach George Rogers that made it to the finals of the A.A.B.C. Connie Mack World Series held in Farmington New Mexico; a tournament in which he was the recipient of the Golden Glove Award.
After graduating from C.B.A. in 2000 DiScipio attended Boston College on athletic scholarship where he was a three year starter at second-base. During his baseball career at Boston College Josh was named to the All Big-East Conference Honorable Mention Team in 2002 (second-base) and All Big-East Conference Third Team in 2003 (second-base). During the course of his college baseball career DiScipio also played in the New England Collegiate Baseball League (N.E.C.B.L.) for the Concord Quarry Dogs (02’-03’) where he was awarded All NECBL First Team honors in 2002 (shortstop), All NECBL First Team honors in 2003 (second-base) and was the recipient of the NECBL All-Star Game M.V.P. award in 2003. Upon completion of a dual bachelor’s degree in political science and sociology at Boston College, DiScipio then went on to complete an M.B.A. in International Business and Management as well as an M.S. in Sports Administration at St. Thomas University located in Miami Florida (09’).
From July 2017- December 2018 DiScipio served as a hitting and defensive instructor at the South Troy Dodger Premier Training Facility located in Albany, NY where he worked with athletes from the ages of 9-18 in various aspects of athletic training including but not limited to speed and strength conditioning and fast twitch-explosive muscle training. For the duration of this time DiScipio was also an assistant coach of the 16u South Troy Dodgers summer baseball team which he helped coach to a Northeast Regional Championship and World Series birth. As an assistant coach of the 16u South Troy Dodger team during the Summer of 2018 he helped coach the team to a record of 29-9 and a sixth place finish in the AABC Mickey Mantle World Series held in Connecticut August of 2018.
Originally from Niskayuna New York, Josh is currently an online adjunct faculty member at Grand Canyon University where he facilitates sports management undergraduate courses within the Colangelo College of Business.
Schenectady High School, 2001
Saint Rose, 2005
Josh Colafemina graduated from Schenectady High school in 2001. He was a two sport athlete and was part of the Schenectady high school basketball team that won the 2001 state championship. Colafemina was selected a Big 10 first-team all-star as a junior and senior after helping Schenectady win league championships in each season. Was selected as a northeast all area first team and played with Scott and Josh on the 1999 Empire State gold medal team.
Colafemina was a three-time Northeast-10 Conference All-League pick and was twice honored as an American Baseball Coaches Association All-Northeast honoree. He closed out his career second all-time in the College's NCAA era (since 1992) in career hits (213), fourth in runs scored (147), tied for fourth in doubles (39), third in stolen bases (77), and tied for fourth all-time in games played (180). Josh Colafemina has been inducted into the Amsterdam Mohawks and the College of St Rose hall of fame.
Colafemina was drafted in the 24th round by the Kansas City Royals in 2005. His Injuries would lead to the release from the Royals and would be later picked up in 2007 season with the Atlantic City Grays, a Can-Am traveling team, before hitching on with Les Capitales. A fan favorite in Quebec City, Colafemina set records with stolen bases in a single season and career . He was part of a dynasty with the team winning 4 consecutive league titles. He appeared in 502 Can-Am games in his seven seasons and collected 460 hits while batting .257, and finished with 167 stolen bases, 324 runs scored and 173 RBI.
Since retiring in 2013, Josh has been coaching and giving lessons. Colafemina has been a Hitting and defensive coach at Sauce baseball, 2014 freshmen head coach at Colonie High School , 2016 Assistant head coach at Schalmont High School, and three seasons for the NY Storm. Currently Assistant coach at The Collage of Saint Rose.