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Hazen’s Athletic Center Beginnings

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Meet our AWESOME staff

We are excited to state that every single one of our instructors at Hazen’s Athletic Center has played softball in college & practically all their lives. We like to eat breathe, and sleep softball here at Hazen’s. Check us out

Heidi Hazen-Forte

Founder of this great place & Pitching Instructor

Bio coming soon

Gabby Lustrinelli

Hitting/Defense/Catching Instructor

Gabby began her collegiate softball career at Niagara University as a 3rd basemen for the Purple Eagles. She graduated with her Bachelors in Communication and over back home to Syracuse, NY to pursue her MBA while coaching the Le Moyne College Dolphins Softball team as a graduate Assistant Coach. She currently is on her 6th year as a hitting, defense and catching instructor at Hazen’s Athletic Center.

 

Toni Secreti

Pitching Instructor / 14U Coach

Toni graduated Westhill High school in 2011, where she led her team to the sectional championship in 2009 earning all-CNY awards. Toni continued her education and athletic career at Herkimer County Community College where she was a two-time Regional Champion (2013/2014) and a National Champion (2014). While attending HCCC, Toni was named First Team Member, All Region Award at Regional Tournament (2013), All Tournament Team and Outstanding Pitcher at the National Tournament & World Series (2013), Mountain Valley All-Conference Team (2014), NJCAA All-Region team (2014), and NJCAA All-American Team (2014). After receiving her Associates of Liberal Arts in General Studies at HCCC, she transferred to Le Moyne College where she led her team to the Regional Tournament and was awarded ECAC Pitcher of the Week. Toni graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Marketing and is pursuing her Masters in Operations and Project Management through Southern New Hampshire University. She is currently on her 2nd year as a pitching instructor and 14U coach for Hazen’s Athletic Center.

 

Terra Lawler

Hitting/Defense Instructor & 14U Coach

Terra graduated from Liverpool High School in 2012 where she was a three year starter for varsity. After graduating, Terra continued her education at Herkimer County Community College and assisted her team to the regional Championship 2013-2014. Terra is a two-time National Championship contender. Her primary positions are 1st & 3rd base. Terra graduated with her Associates of Liberal Arts in General Studies. She is currently on her 2nd year as a hitting/defense instructor and 14U coach for Hazen’s Athletic Center.

 

Kelly Mascari

Hitting/Defense Instructor 14U Coach

Kelly attended Westhill High School 2009-2013. While attending high school, she was a four-time first team all-CNY player, received all-state and player of the league awards. After graduating, she continued her education at University at Buffalo from 2013-2014 then transferred to Le Moyne College in Syracuse, NY from 2014-2017 where she led the team in home runs and was top 3 in RBI’s and batting average. Kelly Graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and is looking to continue her education. She is currently on her 1st year as a hitting/defensive instructor and 14U coach for Hazen’s Athletic Center.