Coach Joseph Abarr
Coach Abarr enters his first season as head coach. He spent the past three seasons as a volunteer assistant to Coach Leo Duggan and worked primarily with the team’s hitters and catchers. He also teaches history at Oliver Ames. He has previously served as head coach of girls softball at Exeter-West Greenwich Regional School in 2010 and 2011. The team won the Division II State Title in 2010 and five girls went on to play college softball.
Coach Abarr played high school baseball for Coach Mike LaBarbera at The Prout School in Rhode Island. He then walked-on at The University of Rhode Island and played for Coach Jim Foster (currently head coach at West Point). After college, Coach Abarr worked for three seasons as the bullpen catcher for the Pawtucket Red Sox where he caught for and worked with numerous major leaguers, prospects, and even Cy Young awards winners like Bartolo Colon.