Cardinal Baseball Camp, LLC
Central Middle School, Greenwich CT
Who May Attend
Boys and Girls ages 8-12
9am-12pm Monday-Thursday (Friday is a rain make up date)
2023 Cardinal Baseball Camp Coaching Staff
Mike Mora, Director
Mike has been the Director of Cardinal Baseball Camp since 2002. Certified in special education and physical education, and Health Education, Mike is in his 20th year as a teacher with the Greenwich Public Schools. He was chosen as the FCIAC Baseball Coach and Greenwich Time Coach of the Year in 2004, and FCIAC Baseball Coach of the Year again in 2010 and 2012. During the 2011 Season, the GHS Baseball Program received the Umpire’s Sportsmanship Award. In 2012, the GHS Varsity team went 20-0 in the regular season, and the league honored Mike as the FCIAC’s Spring Sports Coach of the Year. He was the Assistant Baseball Coach at Manhattan College (Division I) for two years, while he studying for his Master’s Degree.
Playing career: GHS class of 1990 All-FCIAC and All-State honors in football and baseball, GHS Baseball Captain 1989 & 1990. University of Vermont (Division I) class of 1994: selected as All-New England Division I player 1993 & 1994. UVM Baseball team Captain and MVP 1994. Inducted into UVM Hall of Fame in 2008.
Professional experience: Played six years of minor league ball, with the Lancaster Scouts (1994), Albany Diamond Dogs (1995-1997), Adirondack Lumberjacks (1998), and Quebec Les Capitales (1999).
John, a former linebacker for the New York Jets, has been a member of the Cardinal Baseball Camp staff for seven years. He has taught fourth grade in Darien for seventeen years and is currently at Tokeneke Elementary School. John’s coaching experience includes five years with the GYFL (Cos Cob Crushers), seven years with Norwalk Youth Football, nine years Cal Ripken Major and Minor League baseball (ages 9 – 12), six years Rookie baseball (ages 7 – 8), four years Cos Cob T-ball (ages 4 – 6), four years GBA, one year Norwalk Biddy Basketball, and five years with Greenwich Parks and Recreation soccer. This past fall he coached varsity football at Greenwich High School. His experience and energy make him a valued member of our staff, and he can work well with all age groups. John is passionate about sports, but knows how important it is for kids to have fun while playing. His positive energy comes through in all that he does.
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