STAFF

Staff

Our staff roster is designed to offer as complete an information and guidance resource as possible for our clients. There is of course the best "skill" information available but also strength, speed, agility, mental skills, professional evaluation, nutrition, NCAA eligibility and professional rules and of course, the proper connections to appropriate playing situations.
We are especially proud of our emphasis on mental conditioning.
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Karl Avdek 
Founder
Evaluation Skills Instruction
Speed Strength
Mental Skills 

KARL AVDEK

Founder/Instruction/Evaluation
Karl played and has coached three sports at the college level. Karl has a degree in exercise science and is a certified personal trainer with multiple certifications in strength and
conditioning/fitness, speed, and mental skills coaching. He's worked with athletes at every level, and has been published and has lectured on peak performance in multiple sports.

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David Schrivines 
MLB Scount
Evaluation

DAVID SCRIVINES

MLB Scout
Dave is a graduate of prestigious Springfield College in
Massachusetts; one of the best exercise science colleges in the country. He teaches sports management at Post University, is the head cross country coach at Fairfield University and a regional independent league scout for the Boston Red Sox.
                                 

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Rick Allen
NCAA Compliance Director

RICK ALLEN

College Compliance Director
Rick is a full-time compliance director. He helps student athletes navigate the complex NCAA, NAIA, NJCAA, and CCCAA rules on topics related to transfers, waivers and appeals, eligibility Issues, scholarship  strategies, and recruiting rules.                         

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Harrison White 
MLB Draftee
Minor League Advisor
Skills Instruction

HARRISON WHITE

Minor League Instructor and Advisor

Harrison is a graduate of Yale University; an all Ivy player who led the nation DI in hitting for three weeks during his sophomore year.  He was drafted by and played for the Miami Marlins.                    

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Joe Torre 
Black Sox Manager
Minor League Advisor
Minor League Placement

Joe Torre

Minor League Advisor and Placement

Joe Torre runs a successful minor league networking program allowing players to both continue to develop and play in front of minor league decision makers for placement on both affiliated and independent teams.                    

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Alberto Martinez 
Head of Player Development 
Bridgeport Bluefish
Atlantic League
Evaluation Skills Instruction

ALBERTO MARTINEZ

Instruction/Evaluation

Alberto is a graduate of the Cano School of baseball in the
Dominican Republic. Alberto was a scholarship baseball player at both the university of Iowa and Oklahoma State University and was the Head of Player Development for the Bridgeport Bluefish.

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Luiz Lopez
20 yr. professional
Former MLB Player
Evaluation Skills Instruction

LUIS LOPEZ

Instruction/Evaluation
Luis is a twenty year professional; Coastal Carolina Hall of Fame, MLB with Toronto, Montreal, Oakland, Atlanta, and Milwaukee. 10 all star appearances, 8 MVPs, 2500 career hits; MLB and Independent ball.

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Jose Javier Cedeno
Team Doctor/Trainer
Puerto Rican National Team

JOSE JAVIER CEDENO

Team Doctor/Trainer

Puerto Rico National Team 
Jose is an ex-professional player who is now the head trainer and head physician for the Puerto Rico national team.             

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Tim Davis
All American Athlete
Strength/Conditioning
Nutrition

TIM DAVIS

Strength and Conditioning/Nutrition

Tim is a twenty year strength and conditioning professional with his own facility in Stamford, CT.  He works with the public as well as collegiate and professional athletes in multiple sports.  In addition to fitness, strength and conditioning, Tim is a certified nutritionist.                     

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Dr. Chris Rago 
Chiropractor
Sports Medicine
Nutrition
NHL/MHS/MMA

Dr. Chris Rago

Chiropractor / Sports Medicine / Nutrition

 Dr. Rago has worked with athletes of all levels of development and performance. He consults with the NHL, MLS, MMA. He has treated professional bodybuilders, baseball players and MMA fighters                

GC•GP•GH Affiliates
In addition to the professionals listed, GCGPGH maintains close relationships with collegiate organizations, MLB and MiLB, fitness organizations, professional teaching and coaching professionals and personalities in order to serve our clients.