Now in his ninth year at the helm for the Whitecaps, Shevchik has led the team to the final playoff round in three of the last five years, bringing the CCBL championship home to Brewster in two of the three appearances. During his 22-year career as head coach at Keystone College (PA), Coach Shevchik has built the Giants into a regional power, consistently ranked among the nation’s top 20 Division III programs.
Under his leadership, the team has made two appearances in the NCAA Division III Collegiate World Series, including a runner-up finish in 2016. His wins/losses record as head coach speaks for itself: 691-243 through games of April 23, 2023.
He has been honored as the CSAC Coach of the Year eight times and in 2018 was inducted into the Keystone College Athletics Hall of Fame. In 2021 “Assistant Athletics Director” was added to his title.
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Brian Del Rosso, Pitching Coach
Brian Del Rosso is currently an assistant coach, working with Jamie Shevchik at his alma mater, Keystone College.
He started his coaching career at Diamond Nation serving as pitching coordinator and head coach for the Diamond Jacks. During this time he also played professionally with various independent teams ranging from New Jersey and Ohio to Texas and New Mexico.
In 2021 the entire 2011 Keystone Giants Baseball Team, including Coach Del Rosso, was inducted into the Keystone College Athletics Hall of Fame.
Scott Grimes, Hitting/3rd Base Coach
Scott Grimes is currently the Head Coach at Division III Neumann University (Aston, PA). He has seven years of Division I coaching experience, including assistant positions at Delaware and LaSalle.
He played professionally for eight years, including the Can-Am Independent Professional Baseball League where in 2008 he was named player of the year and MVP. He followed that with a year in the New York Mets organization, finishing his playing days with the York Revolution in the Atlantic Independent League where he won Player of the Year and set the league record for runs scored, a mark he still owns.
Before turning pro, Grimes was a four-year standout at Keystone College and was inducted into the school’s Athletics Hall of Fame in 2012.
Dylan Cooper, 1st Base Coach
Dylan Cooper is currently the assistant coach/recruiting coordinator at Division II West Virginia Wesleyan College. He started his coaching career at Arlington Baptist University, also Division II, as the recruiting coordinator and assistant coach, then moved to Division III Richland Junior College where he had similar responsibilities. Dylan also coached in the Metro Summer Collegiate League the last four years and was named that league’s Coach of the Year in 2022.
Riley Sundstrom, Director of Baseball Operations
Riley just completed his first year as an assistant coach at Keystone College, under Brewster Whitecaps manager Jamie Shevchik. Before that, he spent two years with the Bradley baseball team as a team manager and working as a statistics analyst, becoming proficient in Rapsodo® and Trackman®. Following his time with Bradley, he worked as a recruiting coordinator for a high school travel baseball organization, Outlaws Baseball Club, in Peoria, IL, his home town.
Niko Amory, Bull Pen Coach
Niko is coming off a playing career at Marist College. Throughout his five years in Poughkeepsie, Amory was in the lineup primarily as a catcher, while also seeing time at first base, second base, and designated hitter. During his career for the Red Foxes, he played summer ball in the Perfect Game Collegiate League, the Northwoods League, and was a Valley League All-Star. Amory also assisted the Marist staff with youth and prospect camps.