17U COACHING STAFF
Coach Matt DiPoalo is an assistant coach for the Rising Rebels and will use his experience as a player to teach the skill set he has been provided throughout his life.
Back in his playing days, Coach DiPoalo attended Christian Brothers Academy and was a successful high school pitcher. He helped Christian Brothers Academy win two Public A South Sectional Championships in 2008 & 2009 and a Non Public A State Championship in 2009. Coach DiPoalo spent his summers playing for Richmond County Baseball Club in Staten Island, honing his skills and receiving pitching guidance from former New York Met great, John Franco. Under the tutelage of Franco, DiPoalo grasped a real understanding of what it took to be a successful pitcher.
Coach DiPoalo earned the opportunity to play Division I college baseball for LaSalle University, located in the Atlantic-10 Conference. Although his career was cut short due to shoulder injury, Coach DiPoalo took what he learned at the Division I level and helped the school’s club baseball team succeed on the field. Coach DiPoalo earned a degree in Criminal Justice while attending LaSalle University and currently works in a client management position for asset management in Wall, NJ.