Bob Greiner was named Head Coach for the baseball team in the summer of 2009. He is the seventh head coach in the program's 37-year history.
In 2010, he led the Mavericks on a miracle run to finish the season, sweeping St. Thomas Aquinas in a five-game series to advance into the East Coast Conference Championships. It was Mercy's first post-season appearance in over 20 years. His Mavericks compiled a 17-28 record in 2011, including a 10-20 mark in ECC play.
Greiner has a successful track record as a head coach, and now holds a 381-296 career mark in 15 seasons including stints at Manhattanville for two years and Concordia (N.Y.) for 11 years. During his tenure with the Clippers his teams made nine playoff appearances, captured three New York Collegiate Athletic Conference (NYCAC) championships (1999, 2000, 2002) and earned four NCAA Division II Regional bids, advancing to a pair of finals.
Greiner is known for his recruiting and player development skills that have led to numerous All-Conference selections and seven All-Americans, including 2003 Division II National Player of the Year Mike Aviles, now with the Cleveland Indians. He has had four players drafted and gone on to play in the professional ranks.
Greiner was voted by his peers as the 2002 NYCAC Coach of the Year after guiding his team to a 44-12-1 mark, which was a New York State record. He has also served two terms on the NCAA Northeast Regional Advisory Committee.
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Bill Delaney was named assistant baseball coach at Mercy College in the fall of 2008. He assists with the day-to-day operations of the program, recruiting and position instruction. On August 19, 2011, Delaney was promoted to Associate Head Coach.
A Mercy College alumnus, Delaney played baseball and men's basketball. He was a first baseman and catcher on the baseball team for Mercy College Hall of Fame coach Rick Wolff with some of the most successful teams in program history. He batted .411 in 1978 and was a captain of the 1980 squad that posted wins over Pace, Iona, and Fordham. He was also a forward for coach Joe Flower with the men's basketball squad led by Tom Sivulich that recorded victories over Division I Stony Brook and Colgate University.
Delaney carries a successful coaching background at the amateur level. As a head coach and assistant, he has led the New Jersey Bandits AAU teams to tournament championships in Omaha, Neb., Cooperstown, N.Y., North Branford, Conn. and Parsippany, N.J. Delaney has also conducted private hitting and pitching instruction at Teel's in Closter, N.J.
Delaney graduated from Mercy College in 1980 with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice. He was named to the Who's Who Among Students, also in 1980. In March of 2011, he was presented with the Dr. Ann Grow Friend of Atheltics Award for his tireless efforts on behalf of Mercy College.
Jason Guadagnino is in his 11th season as an
assistant coach at Mercy College. His duties include third base
coach, coordination of recruiting and assisting with the pitching
staff, equipment, field maintenance, practice sessions, skill
instruction, and game day operations.
Guadagnino pitched at both Mercy College and Manhattan College. He continues to play semi-professionally with the Verdero Collegians of the Westchester Baseball Association. Guadagnino has also pitched for the Marbella Stars in Spain.
He has instructed at various clinics and camps in the New York Metropolitan area. Guadagnino spent eight years working at the New York Mets Baseball Academy, and four years at the Hardball, N.Y., baseball camp. Guadagnino also spent one year instructing at the Rockland Community College baseball camp.
Guadagnino has worked as a player-coach with the Verdero Collegians, where he was in charge of in-game coaching as well as the pitching staff. In addition to coaching the Collegians, Guadagnino served as the assistant coach of the Pro Swing Pride 17U team. With the Pride, Guadagnino's duties included coordination of the pitching staff, field maintenance, practice sessions, skill instruction, and game day operations. Under Guadagnino's tutelage, the Pride finished the year with a 15-18-2 record, including a 5th place finish at the New Era Cap Classic in Buffalo, NY, a second place finish at the 2nd Annual Hudson Valley Elite Summer Series, and the Pelican Division Championship at the Triple Crown Sports 18u National Championships, held in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Guadagnino attended Spring Valley High School, where he was a standout in baseball, basketball, and soccer, earning the 1997 U.S. Marine Corps Male Athlete of the Year. He is currently employed by his alma mater as a special education science and social studies teacher. Guadagnino is a 2001 graduate of Manhattan where he earned a bachelors degree in education with a concentration in history and went on to earn a masters degree in special education. He and his wife Gina currently reside in Stony Point, NY.
Coach Peter Milani has been instructing and coaching baseball for over thirty years. Since his retirement as a New York City teacher, he has devoted himself to the science of pitching and hitting. Over the past 10 years he has taught over 6,000 lessons and has worked as a baseball clinician with such notables as Derek Jeter, Jorge Posada, Willie Randolph and Chris Chambliss.
Sam Golubov joined the baseball staff at Mercy for the 2010-11 year. He will serve under head coach Bob Greiner, for whom he played at Concordia (N.Y.). He will work with the infielders and be involved in recruiting.
Golubov was a four year starter at shortstop for Concordia. As a junior, he earned All-NYCAC honors, and was selected as a team captain for his senior year.
A native of Cortland Manor N.Y., he was a member of the varsity baseball team at Lakeland High School. He is single and resides in Peekskill, N.Y.