Seacoast Mavericks

Coaching Staff

Tommy Chase - Manager

Tommy Chase returns to the Seacoast Mavericks for the 2014 season as the team’s Manager.  Chase played for the Seacoast Mavericks in 2011 and 2012.  He also served as an assistant coach during the 2013 season.  During Chase’s first season with the Seacoast Mavericks, he was awarded the Adam Keenan Award.  Prior to his seasons with the Seacoast Mavericks, he played one year in the NYCBL. 

Chase attended the Notre Dame, where he played four years of baseball.  During his senior year, he served as a captain.  He graduated in 2012 with Bachelor degrees in Accounting and Psychology. 

Currently, Chase is a 1st year assistant at UC Santa Barbara.  The Gauchos earned an at large bid to the NCAA tournament in 2013 and look to challenge defending Big West Champs, Cal State Fullerton, for a Conference Championship in 2014. 

Ryan Coppinger - Assistant Coach

Ryan Coppinger returns to the Seacoast Mavericks for the 2014 season as an assistant coach.  Coppinger played for the Seacoast Mavericks in 2012 and 2013.  During the 2013 Seacoast Mavericks season, Coppinger broke two FCBL records, Most Home Run’s in a game and Most RBI’s in a game.  He was also an FCBL All-Star in 2013.

While playing at Canisius College in Buffalo, NY, Coppinger was named to the MAAC All-Academic team in 2012 and 2013.  He was also named to the MAAC All-Tournament Team in 2013. 

Coppinger is due to graduate from Canisius in May 2014 with an Honors History degree. He served on this years Student Athlete Advisory Committee as an officer and has been a team representative for two years.

Prior to Canisius College, Coppinger attended St. Thomas Aquinas in Dover, NH.  As a senior at STA, Coppinger hit .548 with 25 RBI, 33 runs scored, 16 stolen bases, and 6 homeruns.  He was on Foster’s Dream Team and a Division II All-State selection in 2008, 2009 and 2010.  He also played in the Mavericks Club Program from 2004 - 2010.

He currently resides in Dover with his mom, Karen, dad, Kevin and two siblings, Collin and Laura.

Dave Adam - Pitching Coach

Drafted in the 17th round by the Seattle Mariners in the 1990 MLB Draft, Adam remained with the Mariners organization until 1996 when he then pitched for the Rimini Pirates of the Italian League, finishing with a 9-2 record. Adam joined the Tampa Bay Devil Rays organization in 1997 where he pitched AA and AAA baseball. He then pitched for the Mexico City Tigres, finishing with a 13-5 record and the Mexican Championship. Adam ended his playing career as a closer with the Bridgeport Bluefish, leading the Atlantic League in saves on his way to winning the Atlantic League Championship in 1999.

After retiring from professional baseball, Adam dedicated his efforts to player development through instruction, coaching, and scouting. While an associate scout for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Adam was pitching coach for Oyster River High School, head coach for the Hesser College baseball program, and in 2003 led the Rye, NH Little League All-Star team to the state championship and a place in the Little League Regionals in Bristol, CT. Adam continued to coach the Rye Little League All-Star team through 2005.

In 2004, Adam founded the Newington Coyotes of the Seacoast Fall Baseball League while serving as the league's president. A fall ball organization for high school players in New Hampshire and Southern Maine, SFBL provides off-season training as well as a comprehensive competitive game schedule. Adam continues to serve as owner and general manager of the league.

Most recently serving as a pitching coach for the UNH Wildcats from 2007-2009 and head coach at Newmarket High School for 7 years beginning in 2004, where he twice led the team to the NH state semi-finals (earning Foster's Daily Democrat's Coach of the Year in both 2006 and 2008),

A graduate of Central Connecticut State University, Adam holds a degree in Marketing.  Adam, his wife Tiffany, and children Nicholas and Brooke reside in Berwick, ME.

Kike Calero

Enrique "Kike" Calero is returning for his third season as Head Coach of the Maverick's U12 team. A native of Puerto Rico, Kike was selected in the 1989 Major League Baseball draft by the Milwaukee Brewers out of high school. He chose to further his education, and attended Rend Lake College on a full baseball scholarship from 1990 to 1991. After carving out two very successful years at Rend Lake, Kike signed as a free agent with the Houston Astros and spent several years in the organization.

With over 20 years of baseball experience, Kike is a recruiter/advisor to may colleges and universities in the United States and Caribbean, using his extensive networking capbilities to match players to colleges that are best suited to meeting their educational and athletic goals.

Kike has organized and coached travel teams to Puerto Rico, Cooperstown, NY and around the US. He has a true love of the game and enjoys bringing his Latin baseball style to New England.

Kike is a MLB Souting Bureau Associate, and a member of the American Baseball Coaches Association and the Puerto Rico Alumni Professional Players Association. He resides in Rochester, NH with his wife and two sons.

Sean Evans

Sean is a native of Buffalo, NY and played his high school baseball for Bishop Timon before moving on to play at Jamestown (NY) Community College and then the University of South Carolina Game Cocks.  Sean was drafted in the1991 Major League Baseball Amateur draft by the Pittsburg Pirates in the 23rd round.

Currently, Sean is a Portsmouth (NH) police officer as well as serving as an evaluator of potential players for the Seacoast Mavericks.   He resides in Portsmouth, NH with his wife, Hannah and daughter, Molly.

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