Kevin went to both Newington and New Britain High School. After high school Kevin went to Division 3 powerhouse Eastern Connecticut State University where he played 2 years under college baseballs loved coach Holowaty. Kevin then transferred to Division 1 Central Connecticut State University where he played for the well respected coach Hickey. After college Kevin went onto play professional baseball for 6 years with the Milwaukee Brewers, New York Yankee and 2 independent league organizations including the Canadian League. Upon completion of his long professional career Kevin was given the opportunity coach and instruct at the #1 performance institute in the world IMG academy located in Bradenton, Florida. Kevin has since taken that program up north to Connecticut to form the "Athlete Training Institute" (ATI) where he has any students in the Major and Minor leagues and all divisions of college baseball. Kevin is in charge of all baseball operations and structuring at ATI (New England's programming for all participating athletes).
Kevin Putkonen "KP'
Kevin attended South Windsor High School where he led the State in batting average in 2006 by hitting .629. Kevin continued his baseball career by attending one of the nations top JUCO programs Chattahoochee Valley Community College before transferring to Division 1 Samford University. Kevin played 6 years of independent professional baseball for various teams in which he won 5 professional championships including 2 as a player/manager.
Marcus played baseball at Newington High School where he was Team Captain, All Conference & All State. After High School, Marcus played baseball at Uconn-Avery Point and played in the Junior College World Series. Uconn Avery Point won the conference & New England title both seasons and Hill batted .351 & .353 as a Freshman & Sophomore at Avery Point. After 2 successful seasons, Hill transferred to CCSU where he played under Charlie Hickey. CCSU won the conference tournament and played in the NCAA tournament eventually losing to National Champion Texas Longhorns.
Marcus has been coaching with AAU Baseball for over 6 seasons of various age groups from 11U to 16U. Hill has also been providing private lessons for over a decade to several players that have gone on to play college baseball and professionally.
Jimmy Titus is from Stafford, CT and was a 2-time Gatorade Player of the Year for the 2015 and 2016 seasons. He is the first player in state history to win the award twice, as well as the Hartford Courant and Coaches Association POY awards. Titus attended East Catholic High School from 2012-2016 and holds the school records for season batting average, season OBP, overall hits, hits in a season, home runs, doubles, and extra base hits. Jimmy went to Bryant University and played 2 years in 2017 and 2019. He was the NEC rookie of the year in 2017, an NECBL all-star in 2017, a 2-time all-conference selection, as well as 2-time all-region. He finished his 114 game career with 20 home runs, 105 RBI, 29 doubles, and a .319/.397/.532 slash line. Titus was drafted as a redshirt sophomore in the 22nd round of the 2019 draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Four year varsity starter in High School. Class LL All State at Bristol Central. Uconn Avery Point Hall of Fame. Set school records for single season and career for Home Runs, RBI's, Batting Average, extra base hits & total bases. 3 year starter at Central Connecticut State University. All Conference and All New England honors 2 times. Played Independent baseball for Rio Grande Valley White Wings and Tiffin Saints. Works on hitting, fielding and Pitching.
Adam attended Naugatuck High School where he earned All-NVL and All Cooper Division Honors. Adam continued his career at Central Connecticut State University where he excelled as a Pitcher. Adam then went on and played in the Cape Cod Baseball League.
Zac was a 3 year starter at UCONN where he earned the honors of 2 time AAC Player of the Week and 2018 2nd team All AAC Captain. Zac also was a 2017 Cape Cod League all star while playing for the Bourne Braves. In 2018 Zac was named the CT American Legion College Player of the Year. Zac was drafted in the 12th round of the 2018 draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates.