Head Coach: John Danchik
Coach “DOC” Danchik begins his third year as the head baseball coach at Weston High School while maintaining his sports injury practice in Belmont, Massachusetts. His previous coaching experience includes being the head junior varsity coach at the University of Miami(FL), the head coach of Division 1 Springfield Cathedral High School and an assistant head coach at the ISL Belmont Hill School. His playing experience included a professional career as a pitcher in the Boston Red Sox organization where he performed at all minor league levels. His coaching philosophy is based on the principles of: team first, attention to detail, preparedness, focus and hard work.
Assistant Coach: Adam Atherton
Coach Atherton graduated from Triton High School where he was a three sport varsity letterman being selected as a league all-star in baseball. He attended the University of Massachusetts Lowell and started as a football wide receiver for four years. He pursued his Masters degree in Education at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland and most recently has been an assistant coach with the Weston High School football and wrestling teams. His passion for teaching and coaching coupled with his attention to detail and work ethic makes him a terrific addition to the coaching staff.
Head Coach: Michael Shilalie
Coach Shilalie returns as the head coach of the Weston High School junior varsity. He has coached for Team Nokona for the past five years and is currently coaching the 16u showcase team for Team Nokona which will travel throughout the country this summer competitively playing in front of college coaches. He attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst where he played baseball, as well as, in the competitive Central New England Baseball League.
*All schedules are subject to change.
HS Baseball 2016 season will begin on Monday, March 21st.
Spring Sports are right around the corner. The Weston Athletic Department will be conducting our Spring Sports Pre-Season Player/Parent Meetings on Saturday, March 12th at 9:30am at Weston High School. These will be team meetings only where players and parents will learn about the tryout process, team schedules, team expectations and all other program information. This is also an opportunity to meet the coaching staff and ask any questions you may have. We ask that you enter through the Media Center entrance of the high school and proceed to the designated room assigned to the sport your son/daughter is interested in.
Please Remember: All student athletes need to register via FamilyID (www.familyid.com) each season. Please be sure to do so prior to the start of the Spring Sports Season. Also, each student athlete must have an up to date physical on file with the school nurse prior to the start of the season. Should your son/daughter’s physical expire in season he/she will not be allowed to participate until a new physical is provided (MIAA policy).
Team meetings will be held in the following rooms:
Coach John Danchik - firstname.lastname@example.org – Room 34