Baseball 2011_2Private lessons for baseball given by Joe Rief – 201-694-9034.

– Expert training on Pitching, Catching, Fielding and Hitting.
– 30 or 50 Minute lessons may be scheduled with any of our instructors to work on any aspect of the game.
– Private and group private (up to 3 students) lessons available.
– Packages for multiple lessons are available (See Below)


Joe Rief is a well qualified and experienced professional for baseball instruction, education and coaching positions.

  • Expert on player education for fundamentals of the game;
  • Creative approach to developing proper focus and mindset;
  • Effective and documents training and conditioning techniques;
  • Focused strategy on tangible improvement in player performance;
  • Expert in teaching the art of throwing and hitting a baseball.


  • St. Joe’s High School, Montvale, NJ – Pitching Coach
  • Bergen Catholic High School – Former Pitching Coach
  • Invitational tryouts with 3 major league teams, including the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Seattle Mariners, and the Los Angeles Dodgers;
  • Semi-pro in Metropolitan Baseball League from 1978-1984;
  • 4-year baseball scholarship winner to Bloomfield College;
  • 1979 Lodi High School Athlete of the Year;
  • Selected to All Bergen County team as pitcher;
  • Selected to All State second team;
  • Assistant Coach at Bloomfield College, NJ 1985-1997
    • General team management responsibilities;
    • Served as third base coach during season;
    • Responsible for infield/outfield and batting practice;
  • Head Coach at Paramus Catholic High School, NJ 2005-2007

Private lessons for softball given by Kristin Gervasio- 973-525-3189 or

– Individual and Group Private Lessons
– Expert training on Pitching, Catching, Fielding and Hitting.
– Private and group private (up to 3 students) lessons available.
– Packages for multiple lessons are available.

Price Per Session:

30 minutes/$45.00
45 minutes/$70.00
60 minutes/$85.00

“Bring a Friend” Instruction
(2 players):

30 minutes/$30.00 each
45 minutes/$45.00 each
60 minutes/$55.00 each

Pre-paid Training Packages:

“30 minute” Training package
11 Lessons/$450.00**
SAVE $45.00
“60 minute” Training package
11 Lessons/$850.00**
SAVE $85.00

**Full payment amount is due at the beginning of the first pre-paid session. Package expires one year after payment is received.**

Please contact Kristin for information about Training  for
Groups (3 or more) or Teams.
*Winter Training
*Training during Team Practice
*Clinic & Camps
*Coaches’ Clinic

Scheduling Expectations:  Please respect a 24 hour cancellation policy which allows FUNdamentals to fill the time slot with people on a waiting list; Training sessions cannot be scheduled more than 2 weeks in advance; Session time slots cannot be purchased  – FUNdamentals will try to accommodate a ‘same time every week’ schedule if possible; Time slots will not be saved or reserved for players who cancel or plan to miss 2 weeks in a row.

FUNdamentals Softball training is all about establishing a strong foundation upon which to develop and enhance your softball career. We are geared towards improving your skills at every level, from beginners to club teams, to high school and beyond. We will provide expert instruction of the essential FUNdamentals to take to your players and current High School coaches.

We believe in not just instructing our players and students on what to do, but TEACHING them how to be successful with each skill and why. We believe that this will enable our players and students to not only make these adjustments to succeed during out lessons or practices but more importantly in game situations.

Kristin Gervasio
Coaching Experience
*Montclair High School 2010
*NJ KnockOuts 2010
*“Fundamentals’ Team” 2008-2009
 *8 Years of Private Instruction Experience
College Experience: Montclair State University
High School Experience: Randolph High School
*Two Time “All Conference Pitcher”
Summer Ball/Club Experience:
North Jersey Shilohs (2 years)
New Jersey Force (3 years)
Qualified for the 2002
ASA Nationals in Rockford, Illinois.

**All players must fill out a waiver and release form. The form must be brought to first lesson at the beginning of each season (Sept through August.)**


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