Steve Festa has been coaching fastpitch softball for the past 9 years He was previously the JV coach for the Saint Anthony's High School softball program in South Huntington. Before that he ran the Bayport Phantoms travel baseball organization and coached several teams to the NJBL summer and fall season championshiips.
When asked the difference between the two he noted " Boys need to play good to feel good and girls need to feel good to play good."
Coach Festa has also given his time to many youth groups over the past years such as The Boy Scouts of America, PAL Football and CYO basketball and brings his youth coaching experience from those years to The LI Hurricanes.
Steve's softball resume is an impressive one, he has been head coach of the LI Lady Phantoms, coached with The LI Crush and has held the position of President of Softball for The Bayport Bluepoint Little League for the past 8 years. His LI Hurricanes softball accomplishments include the 2014 Island Fastpitch Fall season championship, USSSA 2014 Labor Day Shootout Runner Up Finish, the USSSA 2014 September Invitational Runner Up Finish, and the 2015 Hurricanes Summer Sizzler Championship all with the LI Hurricanes Power Team.
Coach Festa lives in Patchogue with his wife Tina and his three children, Steven (17), Gabriella (15), and Angelina (6) with Gabriella on the LI Hurricanes 18U Gold team with Angelina as thier biggest fan.
The Long Island Hurricanes are looking for experienced coaches to help at every level in the organization. Please contact Marc Fazio at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information!!
College Commitments 2018-2019
Penn State Schuykill
Saint Peter's University
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