Our Coaches

Jordan Baltimore

     Jordan Baltimore is the Founder and Director of Training Programs of New York Empire Baseball. 
     Born and raised in Brooklyn and Manhattan, Jordan attended Hunter College High School and New York University’s Stern School of Business before earning his MBA at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business at the age of 26.
     Jordan’s passion for and deep understanding of the game and his insatiable intellectual curiosity are at the heart of New York Empire Baseball’s instruction and teams.  His own hardwork, hustle and teamwork have driven New York Empire Baseball from 1 team to nearly 1000 players in new York City.
     A motivating, passionate and energetic coach, Jordan connects closely with players, instructing all ages in both the physical and mental/emotional aspects of the game.  His understanding of the physics and biomechanics of hitting, pitching and fielding and his ability to teach it are exceptional.
     Jordan’s expertise and style have become the subject of numerous articles and television and radio spots, most notably in the Wall Street Journal, and on NBC News and ESPN Radio.  His certification by the National Pitching Association, among other nationally recognized baseball programs is a testament to his dedication to the highest levels of baseball instruction.  He has become a highly sought after instructor by individuals and teams across the country, and is the Varsity Baseball Coach at his alma mater, Hunter College High School.
     Off the field Jordan enjoys sailing, golf, cooking, dining out and spending time at the beach.

 

Martin Serrata

     Martin Serrata is a Senior Coach at New York Empire Baseball, managing travel teams as well as instructing after school programs, lessons and Camps.
     Martin was born in Jaraboacoa, Dominican Republic and played baseball there throughout his childhood before being drafted by the Baltimore Orioles at age 19.  He played within the Orioles organization for 4 years.
     Martin’s intensity and passion are second to none.  He brings a friendly face and demeanor to all levels of instruction, and an active management style that is appreciated by our youngest players on up to our oldest travel teams.  Martin’s deep understanding of the game and defensive strategies make him a highly sought after coach by our college bound players.
Martin enjoys spending time off the field with his family & friends, watching baseball and soccer, and dancing, watching movies and trying new restaurants.