We are pleased to announce Adam Taraska as our new Future Stars Baseball Camp Director at our Purchase College location.
Adam has more than 10 years of coaching experience from the youth to the college level. In addition to his current Purchase College Head Coaching role, he has given private and group lessons to players starting at age 6 for the past decade.
He currently is also a Physical Education teacher in Wilton, CT.
Prior to coaching at Purchase College, Taraska has coached at Fairfield University and Iona College during which time he has coached players that were drafted by the Seattle Mariners and San Diego Padres.
While coaching at Caldwell College the Cougars won the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference regular-season crown and conference tournament, advancing to the DII Northeast Regional Tournament.
At the high school level, Taraska worked as the head coach at Greens Farms Academy in Westport, CT.
For the past 11 years, he has been a coach for the AAU Team Connecticut Blue Jays during which time he has led many teams to Top 10 regional and national finishes. He has coached at every level from 13U-18U.
Prior to coaching, Taraska was a decorated athlete and four-year starter at the University of Bridgeport. Captain of the Purple Knights in 2003, he earned a B.S. in Human Services.