Showcase League's own Shawn Manfredo entered the Summer of 2016 as his second as a member of the Hyannis Harbor Hawks coaching staff. The Hyannis Harbor Hawks have been a proud member of the Cape Cod Baseball League since 1976. The Cape Cod Baseball League is widely considered one of the finest collegiate summer baseball programs in the country. Coach Manfredo has an opportunity to work with some of the top players in they country with many of the players from the 2015 being selected in the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft. In addition to working with such a talented group of baseball players Coach Manfredo has coached side by side with some of the brightest and most respected coaches in the nation including the "Father of Southeastern Conference Baseball" legendary Mississippi State University former Coach Ron Polk.
Coach Manfredo who also spends his springs as the Associate Head Coach at the University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth (UMD) a Division III program in the Little East Conference one of the top divisions in the nation. Since Coach Manfredo joined the UMD coaching staff the Corsairs have become a regular in the Little East Conference tournament.
The experience and knowledge that Coach Manfredo brings to the Showcase League is undeniable, he is a resource to the ball players in our league and is another reason why our motto "Playing Here Will Help Get You There" defines our league so well. If you are able to take in a Harbor Hawks game before the end of their season say hello to Coach Manfredo he might be able to get you a players autograph after the game.