Alex Vargas – Instructor

Alex was drafted by the Houston Astros and went on to play with 4 more teams totaling 6 professional seasons after a standout college career at both Delaware University and Monroe College.  At Calhoun High School Alex was All-County and All-State in his senior year, was a Nassau County champion two times and a Long Island champion as well (walk off double to win the Long Island champion ship senior year). At the 2011 NorthEast Top Prospect Showcase Alex was ranked by Rawlings as the number one prospect in attendance (from among hundreds of student-athletes participating).

Alex Kelly – Softball Pitching & Hitting Instructor

Alex is now currently a rising senior playing college softball at Salve Regina University majoring in Secondary Education and Mathematics.  After a standout career at East Meadow High School, where she was named captain in 2021 and was All-County and All-Long Island and an important part of the 2019 Championship team,  now has garnered more honors on the college level.  Alex has been named CCC Player and Rookie of the Week, Pitcher of the Week and was named All-CCC during her freshman year at Salve Regina.   She was named NEWMAC Pitcher of the Week in 2024.  Alex is a true scholar athlete with an impressive 3.9 GPA.

Anthony Speelman – Instructor

Anthony attended Farmingdale High School and played baseball there for 4 years, was all-conference, and was named to Newsday’s Top 100 baseball players. In high school, Anthony played summer ball for the Long Island Prospects Pro Elite team. After high school he attended Nassau Community College and played shortstop helping them make it to the Junior College World Series. Anthony played college summer ball in the NACBL for the New York Red Birds, and after that transferred to Hofstra University and is currently now Head Coach of the Hofstra club baseball team.

Greg Goeller – Instructor

Greg was a four-year varsity starter for Bellmore JFK High School. During his senior year, he helped take JFK to the Nassau County championship against Wantagh High School and in one game, led them to victory with a game winning hit in the 8th inning. Throughout his four-year high school career, he was recognized in several Newsday reports and by the town of Hempstead’s Councilwoman Erin Sweeney. Greg went on to sign with Adelphi University but made the difficult decision to pursue a career in healthcare instead, which he balances to this day.  Today Greg is continuing to enjoy playing baseball in the Stan Musial Men’s League and in his first two seasons he has led the league in home runs, RBI, and stolen bases. Greg now shares his passion and knowledge of the game at Frozen Ropes as an excellent instructor.

Chris McGuggert – Instructor

Chris is currently playing at Farmingdale State College.

Chris played 4 years of Varsity baseball at Bethpage High School and garnered All Conference honors in 2018 and 2019, leading the team in hits, batting average, OBP, OPS, doubles and runs scored. Chris was the lead-off hitter, and batted .400 in his junior season.  Due to COVID did not have the opportunity to play during his senior year.  Chris was then committed to play baseball at Division 2 NYIT, which was a top ten team in the country at the time.  But after the NYIT program shut down during the pandemic, Chris then transferred to play at Nassau Community College.