Coach John

 

coach John

Coach John Creaney, originally from Audubon, NJ, has 40+ years coaching experience. Coach John has coached various levels including ASA fastpitch, NSA fastpitch, varsity softball, Legion baseball, camps, clinics, women’s fastpitch and private instructions.

Throughout the years Coach John has coached his fastpitch team a winning ticket to the Nationals over ten times and helped dozens of players make Division 1 and 2 teams.

Creaney’s family history extends a long line of softball and baseball victories. Beginning with Coach John’s Grandfather, Lee Jones, who started girls softball in Audubon and has a field named after him there, to his father, Lefty Jack Creaney who pitched for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Coach John successfully coached all three of his children, each of which played 3-4 years varsity, won collective awards of all conference players, Carpenter’s Cup MVP, freshman pitcher of the year and all with over 500 batting averages. All 3 of Creaney’s children played college ball, 2 of which played Division 1 and received awards such as MVP of Rutgers softball, pitched 3 perfect games for Rutgers, freshman pitcher of the week ( 3 times), 2 National World Series in baseball, and a full scholarship for baseball to Hofstra University.

Creaney continues to successfully coach softball and baseball to help mold young athletes into well advanced players.

Creaney currently coaches private instruction, camps, clinics and team instruction.

Focus areas: Hitting, beginner/intermediate pitching, fielding, bunting, slapping, catching, specialized positions.