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Chase Sandberg is entering his first season as an assistant coach with Warriors.
Sandberg was predominantly a speedy utility player during his college career. He will use his experience to help the Warriors with infield, outfield, base running, and hitting.
During his playing career he attended State College of Florida from 2012-14 and played under Tim Hill II. He won a Suncoast Conference Championship in 2013 and also received his Associate of Arts degree during his time there. Sandberg then attended Eastern New Mexico University for the 2015 and 2016 seasons. He was a two year starter and letter winner playing both infield and outfield for the Greyhounds and was also named captain his senior year. He then graduated and received his Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration.
Born on September 28, 1993, Sandberg is a native of Bradenton, FL. He attended Manatee High School where he played both baseball and football. A four-year letter winner in football, Sandberg was part of the 2011 Florida 5A state championship team. A three-year starter for the baseball program, Sandberg helped his team make a state final four appearance for the first time since 1968.
Sandberg’s father Chuck played professional baseball in the Boston Red Sox organization and younger brother Cord was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 3rd round of the 2013 MLB Draft.
“I am excited and blessed to have been given this opportunity and cannot wait to see what God has in store for this program at Nyack College.”
Sandberg leads the Warrior’s team bible studies during the year here at Nyack.
"We were obviously very excited about adding Chase to our coaching staff," states Head Coach Matt Cornacchione. "He is a great fit for Nyack College athletics and will give our program a boost in many different areas."
“For I am unashamed of the Gospel because it is the power of God that provides salvation to all who believe” Romans 1:16
Erik Bussey is set to begin his 1st season as the Nyack Warriors pitching coach. He takes over coaching a staff he previously was apart of over the last two seasons. He grew up in Parker, Colorado.
Bussey put together two quality seasons for Nyack being a top rotation guy both years. He accumulated over 150 innings and 8 complete games to help the Warriors on the mound.
During the 2016 season, Bussey was a senior captain, and would help lead the Warriors to the playoffs. He earned a 2nd team All-CACC award with a perfect 5-0 record, holding a 2.73 ERA in conference games. Bussey was ranked 2nd in the nation in walks per 9 innings totaling only 5 walks in over 80 innings.
The Warriors lost in the first round of the CACC playoffs after finishing 5th in the regular season standings with a 10-10 record, improving from 7-13 a year before.
Before transferring to Nyack College, Bussey attended Trinidad State Junior College where he was a captain for the team. Here he played a vital role on the pitching staff helping lead the team to a Region 9 Championship in his sophomore season. He was also awarded with an all-region 2nd team for his efforts. He accumulated 14 wins over the course of his two years with the Trojans and made over 43 appearances.
Bussey obtained his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from Nyack College in 2016 with a GPA of 3.75. He also earned three associates degrees from Trinidad State Junior College: Associate of Arts, Associate or General Studies, and Associate of Science with a GPA of 3.97.
Erik's favorite quote is... “90% of athletes love to win…10% hate to lose” - Coach Bill Brandsma
"We are very pleased to have Erik join our coaching staff. As a student-athlete, he held himself to an extremely high standard and has been someone this program has relied on heavily the past two years," states Head Coach Matt Cornacchione. "I'm looking forward to being able to rely on him again as he takes over such an important part of our program. He will play an instrumental part in our pitchers' development both on and off the field."