Under the direction of Coach Mark Hernandez, Metrowest Thunder Softball Program will offer competitive travel teams based at Sluggers Academy in Medfield for girls at the U12, U14, U16 and U18 College Showcase levels.  Our goal is to build self-confidence and improve skill while competing at a high level. We will focus on the complete player and person, on and off the field.  Our head coaches will be non-parents and have training at the highest level of the game in order to retain our players throughout our program. QUESTIONS? Call (508) 353-1500 Or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Visit our Teams Website Like our METROWEST THUNDER FACEBOOK Page METROWEST THUNDER SOFTBALL COACHING STAFF

Mark Hernandez - 18U Gold

  • Assistant Coach - Hillsdale College. Michigan
  • Head Varsity Coach - St Mary's Catholic HS, Monroe Michigan
  • Head Coach - Noble and Greenough School
  • Head Coach - Needham High School
  • Head Varsity Coach - Holliston High School
  • Head Coach - Central MA Thunder U18 Showcase Team
  • Director of Softball - Sluggers Academy Medfield


Fury Baseball is a youth program aimed to provide athletes the opportunity to develop a diverse set of core values. While enjoying America’s pastime. Our players are trained to nurture teamwork, leadership honesty integrity, sportsmanship and self-confidence. Fury is proud to be an affiliate of the New England Elite Baseball League (NEBL). We offer programs in the 10U, 11U, 12U, 13U, 14U, 16U divisions.

Fury Athletes are afforded the luxury of our sponsor, Sluggers Academy, a 25,000 sqft indoor facility located in Medfield, where we will train during the winter months. SA & Fury coaches facilitate workouts and developmental program with indoor clinics. Winter Workouts at SA begin in December and end when the season begins in the Spring.

Fury Baseball is proud to employ coaches who are passionate, knowledgable, experienced and eager to share their wisdom & love of the game. All Fury coaches have collegiate playing experience. Each coach has coaching experience in the Highschool and/or Post Highschool Level.

Fury Baseball is excited to continue to call Medfield Home. In addition to the area's Premier Indoor Facility, Medfield is also home to beautifully maintained Ball Fields. Fury 10U & 11U will compete at Metacomet Little League Field and the the privilege of playing under the lights on occasion. The 12U Team will compete at Shonda Schilling Field located on the grounds of Medfield HS. Fury 13U-16U will call Curt Schilling Field at MHS home. Players are treated to the "true hops" on this turf infield and well manicured Ball Park. 

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Nick Del Vecchio

  • 1st Baseman, Outfielder - Harvard University
  • Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 1992 MLB draft
  • Played 6 years in the Yankees minor league system, twice topping 50 extra base hits in a season
  • Instructor - Private & Group Lessons
  • Instructor - Clinics & Camps
  • Assistant Coach - Fury AAU 13U White

Tony Iafolla

  • 4 yr Varsity Starter - Medfield High School Baseball
  • Yawkey League MVP, Yawkey Baseball League (YBL), Boston, Massachusetts - May 2004 - Present
  • 2004-2009, 2011, 2012, 2113 YBL All Star Team
  • 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 YBL Silver Slugger Award
  • 2009 YBL Gold Glove Award
  • Starting Catcher - Framingham State University
  • Head Coach - Medfield Lightning Fall Baseball
  • Head Coach - Fury AAU 15U (2012, 2013)
  • Framingham State University Varsity Baseball - 2011-Current

    2012 MASCAC 1st Team All-Star

Paul Treggiari

  • Franklin High School Baseball 4 yrs, 2 yrs varsity
  • Franklin Senior Babe Ruth (2007-2009)
  • Norfolk Legion Baseball 2010
  • Patched Umpire out of Central Massachusetts Baseball Umpire Association 
  • Assistant Coach- Franklin Senior Babe Ruth 
  • Graduated from Bridgewater State University with a degree in Criminal Justice (2013)
  • Joined Sluggers staff in 2012

Mike Croatti