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The 2008 Moon Area Baseball Coaching Staff

Thank you for checking out our website. You have reached our Staff and roster page. Here is thumbnail profile of each of our coaches.The 2008 Moon Area High School Baseball Program is ran by Head Coach Dom Santeufemio.

Head Varsity Coach - Dom Santeufemio

Dom enters his fourth year as head coach (his 16th year on the Moon Area High School coaching staff). Dom served many positions on the former Bosetti and Hoffman staffs, including asst. varsity, JV head coach and Ninth Grade. Dom managed the Moon Legion team in 1996 thru 1998 and stayed as an assistant in 1999 and 2000. Dom is currently semi-retired. He is married to his beautiful and very forgiving wife Donna and has three children, all Moon graduates. Son, Ryan and twin daughters, Mandy and Casey. Dom also served on the Moon Twp. Baseball Association Board for many years as treasurer and president. Dom also managed several in-house teams and the a Moon Colt team. Him and Donna are now the proud grandparents of Isabella Ryan Santeufemio.


Assistant Varsity Coach - Mike Marasco

Mike joined the staff in 2007, and after coaching our freshmen players, he joins Dom at the varsity level. He is married to wife Jennifer and has a 2 year old son, Will. He lettered in Baseball in 1994 and 1995 at Fairport High School in Rochester, NY. Member of Western New York Baseball team at the 1995 Empire State Games. Member of 1996 and 1997 James Madison University Baseball team. Member of 1998 and 1999 Duquesne University Baseball Team.

Assistant Varsity Coach - Doug Busch

Doug in his fifth year comes to us from the Moon Area H.S. JV Girls softball team, where had been a coach for the two years. Doug is a graduate of Moon Area High School. He is employed as a sargeant on the Moon Township Police Department. He is married and has children. Doug has also been an active member of Moon Baseball Association as a coach.


Head Junior Varsity Coach - Mark Thompson

Mark takes over the JV program after returning last year to coach the Ninth Grade program. He replaces Dave Ceyrolles. This is Mark's sixth year with the program. He is married and has several children, all of whom have graduated from the Moon Area School District including two that played in the baseball program. Mark owns and runs a business called "TEAM SPORTSWEAR" in Coraopolis, PA.

Head Ninth Grade Coach - Ryan Rinaldi

Ryan joins the staff now in 2008 as the new Ninth Grade coach after helping Mark Thompson as a unpaid assistant on the JV team in 2007.


Varsity Scorekeeper - Joe Farquhar

One of most recognizable faces in Moon Baseball Association's past, Joe Farquhar replaces Joe Mav as Varsity statistician. Joe is a past member of the Moon Baseball Assoc. and former assistant coach on the Moon Twp. American Legion Baseball team in the early 1980's. He also assists long time Equipment Manager Mike Shutak on the Moon Area H.S. Football team. Joe is married to Joyce and has raised and graduated four children from the Moon Area School District. Including two former Moon Varsity Baseball alumni Tom (1977) and Dave (1983-84) and a former baseball manager, Pam (1973-75). Another son Scott, played basketball. Joe enters his eighth season.


Former Varsity Assistant and Statistician and current UNOFFICIAL Webmaster of a dedication page involving news about the program and Historian - Joseph D. Marek

Joe or "Mav", as his friends and colleagues call him, enters his 36th year of association with the program. He came to Former Head Coach Ray Bosetti as a manager in 1973 and never left. In 1999, when Bosetti retired, stayed on to help Tom in the transition of the program. A 1975 graduate of Moon Area Schools, Joe is currently married to the former Kelley Royer and living in Upland, Pa., near Philadelphia. They were married on November 25, 2000 in Altoona, Pa. He is currently retired . He was an assistant coach on the Moon Township American Legion Baseball team for 16 years off and on. He was also an assistant coach with The Pittsburgh Little Pirates in 1982-83-84 under Manager (the late) George Schmidt and fellow assistant coach Frank Thomas (former MLB player with the Pirates and Phillies). Served as an assistant coach for the Moon Twp. WAGS (Western Area Girls Softball) for two years. Was a commissioner in the Moon Twp. Lassie League for two years. And was Colt League Commissioner for two years in the Moon Twp. Baseball Association. He had been an active member of the association since 1977. Mav continues to maintain this website from 300 miles due east of Moon, The site is now in its 11th year on the NET.

In September of 2006, he recieved a great honor, PA State Representative, Mark Mustio presented him with a PA. House of Representatives Citation for his work with the high school and community programs. This after being petitioned by the Moon Baseball Association and MAPHC


Assistant Varsity Aide - Fred Cercone -

Fred enters his eighth season as a varsity aide. He is also a current officer of the Moon Area H.S. Quarterback Club.

The 2008 Moon Area High Varsity Roster

#2 - SUESS, Ryan - C - SENIOR

#4 - SCHMIDT, Zachery - OF - SOPHOMORE

#8 - BRYAN, Jordan - INF - SENIOR

#11 - PITARO, Paul - OF - JUNIOR

#14 - *BERDINE, Nicholas - P - SENIOR

#15 - BONDI, Phillip Jr. - INF - JUNIOR

#18 - BUSCH, Ryan - P/1B - SENIOR

#20 - KNOX, Alexander - OF - JUNIOR

#26 - COLALILLO, Marco - OF - SENIOR

#34 - GRACE, Nicholas - P/1B - SOPHOMORE

(*) - Denotes returning lettermen

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