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Keith Lansley

Keith Lansle
y, Director of Player Development

Coach Keith Lansley has been an assistant coach in the highly successful Shenendehowa Baseball program since 2004. He has coached various levels in his time at Shenendehowa, with 5 years at the freshmen level and 2 years at the junior varsity level. Recently, Keith has been at the Varsity level and has the responsibility of overseeing the entire development of pitchers in the program since 2011.

The program and players are currently experiencing the greatest era of success since its inception in 1955. Since 2013, Coach Lansley has developed a pitching staff that has had (18) Suburban Council All-Stars recognized and (4) ‘Pitcher of the Year’ players named by the league. Most recently, he has developed (4) M.L.B. draft picks including, Bryan Warzek – 2018 L.A. Dodgers 6th round, Ian Anderson – 2016 Atlanta Braves 3rd pick/1st round, 2016 Ben Anderson – Toronto Blue Jays 26th round/2019 13th round Texas Rangers. In addition, he has had a number of pitchers who have continued their careers at all levels of college baseball.

With Coach Lansley’s contributions, the program has witnessed the following since 2013: (5) League or Divisional Championships, (4) Section 2 Championships – 2013, 2014, 2016, 2019, (6) Consecutive trips to the Sectional 2 Championship Game, (4) Regional Championship Games 2013, 2014, 2016, 2019, (3) Regional Championships 2014, 2016, 2019, (3) State Championship Games 2014, 2016, 2019, and (1) State Championship 2016. The programs overall winning percentage since 2013 over .780%.

Keith Lansley teaches 7th grade Social Studies at Acadia Middle School in the Shenendehowa School District in Clifton Park, New York. In addition, of handling the pitching responsibilities, he also has presented at local baseball clinics and has coached various summer league teams and player development camps. In 2012, he led the local Babe Ruth team to the Eastern New York Championship. He has level 1 certification in groundskeeper management for baseball fields. He is a member of the National High School Baseball Coaches Association and the American Baseball Coaches Association.

In 1994, as a junior, Keith pitched a perfect game in the Section 2 Championship. The achievement is believed to be still the only perfect game pitched in championship competition in New York State scholastic history. He went on to pitch at St. Rose under legendary coach Bob Bellizzi and in 2000 he was named to the first team all conference team as a starting pitcher, that team would go on to capture an NCAA regional title and a birth in DII World Series in Montgomery Alabama. Keith was captain of both championship teams. Keith was inducted into the Shenendehowa Athletic Hall of Fame in October 2019 as a player.

Keith, his wife Staci and their two daughters Margaret and Katherine reside in nearby Charlton NY.

Kevin Drown

Kevin Drown

Kevin Drown was raised in Neversink, NY and is currently a Social Studies teacher in the Shenendehowa school system at Acadia Middle School.
Kevin brings a rich coaching history to the Gators program.  He is currently the head coach of the Shen Freshman baseball team and previously served as the Shen JV baseball assistant coach from 2013 to 2016.   Since 2013, Kevin has also coached various Gators teams along with the Halfmoon Mariners 16U team in 2019 and 2020.  Outside of baseball, Kevin is also involved with the Shen Football program as a member of the Freshman team coaching staff.

While working with the young players in the Shen and Gators programs, Kevin focuses on teaching the fundamentals of the game of baseball.  When asked what trait he values the most in a player, he says that coachability is a key attribute for successful players on his teams.

Kevin has worked as a scout for the Prep Baseball Report (New York) since 2018 so he understands the differences between the various baseball programs in our area.  His vision for the Gators program is clear.   "I want the CPH Gators to be the premier community-based baseball program in the region by developing the talents of this area’s athletes, providing the highest quality instruction, and cultivating a competitive environment to help players reach their goals," says Kevin.

Kyle Williams

Kyle Williams

Kyle Williams was raised in Waterford, NY and is a Special Education teacher at the Elementary school level within the Waterford-Halfmoon school district.  

Kyle's love of baseball provides him multiple opportunities to teach and develop others within the sport.   He has not only served as an assistant coach on the Waterford-Halfmoon Varsity baseball staff since 2010, but he is an active board member, coach, and program director for the Halfmoon Baseball League. 

Kyle's experience as a professional umpire provides him a unique perspective as he focuses on teaching his players the fundamentals of the game.  He attended professional umpire school in 2013 and continues to umpire games locally.  There isn't a coach out there who knows the rules better than Kyle.

Above all, Kyle looks for players who are willing to work hard and put in the time to improve every facet of their game.  As a father, he understands that youth baseball means different things to different players.  His goal as a member of the Gators staff is to create the best possible atmosphere for players to get to the next level; whatever that is for each individual.

2023 Spring/Summer Additional Coaching Staff

Andrew Perry
Shen Baseball Freshman Assistant Coach

Jon Mulligan
Shen Baseball JV Assistant Coach

Joe Rizzo
Shen Baseball Freshman Assistant Coach

John Craig
Former Shen Baseball Assistant Coach and current Assistant Coach at Mohonasen 

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