While attending Canisius College on a scholarship, Jordan received multiple M.A.A.C. All-Academic baseball team awards. Following invitational spring training workouts with the Philadelphia Phillies, he played several professional minor league seasons (independent) with the South Coast League (Macon “Music”, Georgia) and the Golden League (Calgary “Vipers”, Alberta Canada) before retiring due to needing a series of shoulder surgeries. He holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Health and Physical Education. Additionally, Jordan has a number of specialized credentials as a certified Lifeguard Instructor and Professional Rescuer Instructor with the American Red Cross and is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association. His passion for developing athletes and well-rounded individuals has led him to a variety of coaching and teaching opportunities. He currently teaches physical education in the Hamburg Central School District and resides on Grand Island, NY with his family.
JV Baseball Coach
Amherst High School
Our instructors are N.Y.S. Certified Teachers and Coaches. They hold certifications in C.P.R./A.E.D. and First Aid.
JV Baseball Coach Kenmore East High School
Coach Dolce graduated from Canisius College in 1997 with a degree in Physical Education. Subsequently he received his teaching certification in Health and his Master’s in Educational Computing from Buffalo State College. Upon graduation from Amherst Central High School in 1991, Coach Dolce played 2 years of club baseball at the University of Buffalo before transferring to Canisius College where he played 2 years for the Golden Griffins as an outfielder. Throughout his playing career he has played at various levels including American Legion, AAABA and the local NABF MUNY AAA Amateur Baseball League. Following his playing career at Canisius, Coach Dolce worked as an assistant coach at Hilbert College in Hamburg, NY. After being hired in the Amherst Central School District in the fall of 1998, Coach Dolce was named head coach of the Modified Baseball team in the spring of 1999. In the spring of 2000, Coach Dolce moved on to become the assistant coach of the varsity baseball team. Coach Dolce continues to work as the Assistant Varsity Coach under Coach Davis in the Amherst High School Baseball Program.