Team BEAST is thrilled to announce that Steve Hassan has joined us as Director of Program Development for our Youth Division. In this capacity Steve will oversee all aspects of our 8U-12U teams including coaching, training and development plans, player evaluations, and partnerships.
Steve brings over 10 years of youth coaching experience at some of the area's top travel organizations to Team BEAST. Steve is known for his true love of the game and fostering the same amongst youth athletes, and has been recognized throughout his career for his leadership in sportsmanship, ethics and integrity.
Prior to youth travel, Steve spent over a decade coaching Collegiate baseball ranging from JUCO to Division 1. He started his coaching career at Post University where he spent two years and then moved to Suffolk Community College for another two. He then spent six years at Farmingdale State where he helped turn around the program into five-time Skyline Conference Champions and coached them to a 2009 College World Series appearance. Steve joined the Division 1 Stony Brook University staff in 2013 before moving full time into youth coaching.
Steve played collegiate baseball at Suffolk Community College, where he played in the 1999 JUCO World Series, and then at Post University. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Post and a Masters in Special Education from Dowling.
Please help us in joining Steve to the BEAST Family.