Jul 10 2012
OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. (July 10, 2012) – Bob Malvagna has been named the new head baseball coach at New York Institute of Technology (NYIT). Malvagna, the fifth head coach in the 42-year-old NYIT baseball program’s history, replaces Bob Hirschfield, who retired in October 2011 after 33 years at the helm.
“I am extremely excited to lead the NYIT baseball program,” said Malvagna. “With the support of our alumni and the NYIT community, I hope to build on the program’s successes and winning traditions.”
Malvagna’s 20 years of experience coaching Long Island collegiate and club teams includes serving as associate head coach at Adelphi University under the direction of Hall of Fame Coach Ron Davis (2001-2003) and Dom Scala (2004-2010). As the hitting and third-base coach, he helped the Panthers to two NCAA Division II Regional bids and five winning seasons. Under his tutelage, 13 student-athletes earned All-East Region honors from Daktronics, American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA), Rawlings, and the National College Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA).
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