Rey Garcia

Director of Player Development

Rey was born in the Dominican Republic. Rey excelled as a shortstop and second baseman. As a Little Leaguer and after in Babe Ruth League, Rey represented the Dominican Republic in four different international baseball tournaments in Puerto Rico. At the age of 15, Rey played on the varsity level team and managed to have the leading batting average as a freshman with 4 home runs, and also led the league in stolen bases. At the age of 16, Rey represented the Dominican Republic in an International Baseball Tournament that took place in Canada for 1 year.

Rey spent 1987 at the Oakland Athletics Baseball Academy in the Dominican Republic. At the age of 17, the New York Yankees signed Rey as a free agent where he played for 3 seasons. From 1988 through 1990, he played in the Gulf Coast League for the Yankees where he batted .289 in his first year and .340 in his second year. In 1992, Rey went into the AA Eastern League with the Yankees in Albany, NY.

After Rey’s professional years were over, he started playing fast pitch softball where he made the All- American team for 4 years which includes an Outstanding Defense award at shortstop in 2002, and also Athlete of the Year nominee for the Golden Glove Award. In 2004, he played for the Runner-Up team in the National Title Tournament for ASA Softball. Rey also played in the 2005 World Fast-Pitch Tournament in Milwaukee, and was invited to play for the US Olympic Softball Team as a shortstop. In 2006, the US played in an International Tournament where they were awarded the Gold Medal, going undefeated. Rey was awarded the Batting Title with a .583 average.

Rey has been a lead instructor for the past 15 years and has sent numerous baseball players to division I, II, III around the country. He currently works personally with 12 collegiate level players from around the country, the majority of whom are Division I. In the last 5 years 4 of Rey’s players have been drafted to many organizations in MLB Baseball.

In softball Rey has sent numerous players to D I, D II, and D III programs. Rey built the softball program for the New England Blazers and was the head coach of the 18u showcase team. Rey has conducted numerous coaches clinics in the Massachusetts including a coaches exposition for the USA Massachusetts where he focused on Hitting. He also was awarded the USA affiliation for All Star Sports Academy and the New England Blazers.