McGillicuddy, President/GM, 16th year
Bill McGillicuddy enters his 15th season
as the team's president. Three years after McGillicuddy became the team's
president, the Senators won a Clark C. Griffith Collegiate Baseball League
(CGL) championship in 1996. In all, the Vienna Senators have accounted
for nine Clark C. Griffith Collegiate Baseball League (CGL) championships,
three All-American Amateur Baseball Association (AAABA) national titles
and one National Amateur Baseball Federation (NABF) national title on
Menefee, Equipment, 16th year
Menefee enters his 15th season as the team's equipment manager. Menefee
has overseen Senators teams that have accounted for nine Clark C. Griffith
Collegiate Baseball League (CGL) championships, four All-American Amateur
Baseball Association (AAABA) national titles and one National Amateur
Baseball Federation (NABF) national title. Prior to becoming involved
with the Senators' organization, Menefee was the head coach at James Robinson
(Va.) High School from 1972-90, leading the program to three district,
two Northern Region and one state championship. In 2003, Menefee was inducted
into the Home Plate Club of Washington, D.C.'s Hall of Fame.
Burr, Manager, 12th year
enters his eleventh season at the helm of the Vienna Senators in 2008.
Burr, a former standout at Vienna's James Madison High School, the Vienna
American Legion Post 180, and at nearby George Mason University prior
to playing professionally in the Texas Rangers' organization, has led
the Senators to eight Clark C. Griffith Collegiate Baseball League (CGL)
championships and three All-American Amateur Baseball Association (AAABA)
national titles. Burr also previously coached at George Mason University,
George Washington University and Tulane University.
Wallace, Assistant, 12th year
enters his eleventh year as the team's pitching coach. Under Wallace,
the Senators' pitching staff annually rates as one of the top Clark C.
Griffith Collegiate Baseball League (CGBL) staffs. Wallace played at Vienna's
Madison High School and helped them win a state championship in 1968.
Wallace would later pitch in the Major Leagues with the Philadelphia Phillies,
St. Louis Cardinals, Texas Rangers, and New York Yankees. After retiring,
he then served as pitching coach at the College of William and Mary and
George Mason University. Wallace has helped lead the Vienna Senators to
eight CGL league championships.
Assistant, 7th year
Kevin Kawecki returns to the Senators this season for his sixth year as
the team's Associate Head Coach in 2008. Coach Kawecki served as the manager
of the now-disbanded Reston Hawks in 2005 after working under Vienna manager
Chris Burr for three summers. A former pitcher at nearby George Mason
University in the late 1990s, Kawecki also serves as an assistant at West
Springfield (Va.) High School.
Raley, Assistant, 11th year
enters his tenth season as the team's hitting coach in 2008. Raley helped
lead nearby Potomac (Va.) High School to a state championship in 1983
before going on to earn All-American honors and play in the College World
Series while at Wichita State University. He later played in the Detroit
Tigers' organization before serving as a Minor League hitting instructor
for four years. Raley has helped lead the Vienna Senators to eight Clark
C. Griffith Collegiate Baseball League (CGL) championships.
Tolson, Trainer, ATC, 3rd year
Jenny Tolson is with the Senators for her second full season as Certified
Athletic Trainer, after serving Vienna at the National Baseball Congress
World Series in Kansas last season. Previously, she served with the Herndon
Braves, a former Clark Griffith League team. Tolson earned a Bachelors
of Science degree in Athletic Training from Salisbury University, in Salisbury
MD, in May 2006, and became a Certified Athletic Trainer in June. From
August 2006 to May 2007, she worked at Washington College in Chestertown,
MD and served the women's basketball, men's soccer and baseball teams.
Tolson worked with the women's softball team at Georgia Southern University
for the 2007-08 school year. She will be attending graduate school at
Georgia Southern for a Master of Science degree in Athletic Training with
a concentration in teaching.