Coaches and Staff

Coaching Staff

He was the captain of the baseball team at the University of New Hampshire before moving on to earn his Master’s Degree from the University of Colorado. It was in Colorado that Jeff spent some time as an assistant coach, and has been coaching ever since. Jeff received the Mike Curran Award naming him Coach of the Year for the Cape Cod Baseball League in 2004, 2016 and 2019. In the off season, Jeff is the head baseball coach at Frederick Gunn School, a prep school in Washington, Conn. In addition to coaching, he has also served as a part-time scout for the Toronto Blue Jays. Coach Trundy was inducted into the Maine Baseball Hall of Fame in July 2013. Jeff is joined each summer on the Cape by his wife, Patti, who enjoys watching the Commodores games.

Currently, Brad is head baseball coach at Lawrence High School in Lawrence, Kan., and has been since 2006. In 2009 he was a National Coach of the Year finalist, ranking third in 2007 and 2008, and fourth in 2009. He also serves as an adaptive physical education teacher. From 2001-20, he was a part-time scout for the Milwaukee Brewers, and in 2011 was a task force team member for USA Baseball in Cary, N.C. Brad has a wife and two children, and is delighted to be back involved with the Commodores.

Landry played seven years of Minor League baseball, served as a bullpen catcher and batting practice pitcher for the Chicago White Sox, and was the bullpen coach for the Rockford Riverhawks of the independent Frontier League. Landry earned his bachelor of arts in graphic design from Lewis University, where he was a four-year letter winner, served as a team captain and was an All-Great Lakes Valley Conference nominee. He later returned to Lewis to earn a Master’s Degree in school counseling while he served as a graduate assistant baseball coach. Most recently, Mike served as volunteer assistant coach in 2011 for the Georgetown University Hoyas. Mike now works in the offseason at Thayer Academy in Braintree, Mass.

He coached the Chatham A’s/Anglers for 25 years, guiding Chatham to two CCBL championships, six East Division titles, 16 playoff appearances, 541 regular season wins and two Manager of the Year awards. At the time of his retirement, Schiffner was the winningest manager in the Cape League’s history. He was inducted into the Cape Cod League’s Hall of Fame in 2018.

From 1978-82 and 1990-92, Schiffner served as an assistant for the A’s/Anglers. From 1983-88, Schiff served as bird dog scout for the Montreal Expos, and in 1989 he was the manager of the New Jersey A’s in the Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League. Schiffner has coached or managed 41 first-round draft picks and more than 160 of his former players have reached the major leagues, including Kris Bryant, Evan Longoria, Andrew Miller, Mike Lowell, Kyle Seager and Todd Frazier to name a few.

Schiff also served as head coach of Plainfield High School in Plainfield, Conn., from 1979-2011, guiding the Panthers to state tournament appearances in 31 of his 33 years at the helm. In 2001, Schiffner was named American Baseball Coaches Association, District I, Division III National High School Coach of the Year and in 2000, he was honored as the Connecticut High School Baseball Coach of the Year. Schiffner was inducted in the Connecticut High School Coaches Hall of Fame on Nov. 16, 2017.

Schiffner graduated from Providence College in 1977 with a BA in Social Studies-Education before achieving his MS in Human Relations at Eastern Connecticut State University in 1986. While at Providence College, Schiffner captained the baseball team, and was named All-East and All-ECAC during his career. He also played for the Harwich Mariners in the CCBL from 1974-76.

Brett played collegiately at Cowley College and Fort Hays State, earning his bachelor’s degree in Health and Human Performance in 2009, and his Master’s degree in 2014. During his playing career, he was a four-year letter winner and All-MIAA performer.

As a coach, Brett’s coaching career has taken him to all levels of college baseball. He served as the hitting coach/offensive coordinator at two different schools. In 2016, he led a Colby Community College team to their first ever Jayhawk West Championship after finishing in last place in 2015.

Brett currently works as a special education teacher during the offseason. He also runs Brett Becker Baseball, working with athletes of all age levels. He is married to Tiernan Becker, and they have two daughters, Reece (five) and Rigley (one).

Brett Becker enters his eighth season with the Commodores as hitting coach.

Tomasini spent one other summer in the CCBL as the bullpen coach for the Hyannis Harbor Hawks. Tomasini currently is an assistant baseball coach/catching coach at NCAA Division 3 Massachusetts Maritime Academy. Prior to coaching at MMA Tomasini led the Sandwich High School Blue Knights baseball team to five straight playoff appearances, three league titles & the program’s only State Semi Finals appearance while setting a school record with 19 wins. He also coached Clark Haddad Post 188 American Legion baseball team to three District Championships, and was named the D10 coach of the year two times. In the off season Tomasini works as a Physical Education teacher at Sandwich High School, and lives on Cape Cod with his wife Keara and their two children Emma (3), and Colton (1).

Tomasini enters his third full season as an assistant coach with the Commodores.

General Managers

He started in 1986 with the Falmouth Commodores as president. From 1989-2006, he served as the general manager and treasurer. Chuck then served four years as a vice president with the league, where he was involved in the All-Star games at Fenway Park. Chuck then moved over to Bourne, where he was the treasurer for two years and general manager for four years.

During his years, he has been a member of the League Executive Board, Finance Committee and Hall of Fame Committee. Chuck was the first recipient of the Dick Sullivan Executive of the Year award in 2006. He also has been named the John Wylde General Manager of the Year Award in both 2014 and 2015. He brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding of the league to his new position. Chuck and his wife Rose reside in Mashpee. He is a graduate of Northeastern University and is the controller at Teledyne LeCroy Test Services in Marion Mass.

Previously, he was associate general manager, general manager intern and a batboy. Mike is a recent graduate of Suffolk University in Boston, where he studied Criminal Justice and Sport Management. In Mike’s spare time he enjoys playing golf, along with coaching hockey and baseball. Mike is excited to be back in Falmouth this summer with his new role!

Last year, Cullen was a general manager intern for the Commodores. Before that, he served as an intern with the Cape Cod Baseball League for two seasons, serving as the League President’s intern under his grandfather Chuck Sturtevant. He recently finished his freshman year at Merrimack College, where he studied business finance. Cullen has been involved in the CCBL his whole life, with his father and grandfather being the former general manager of the Falmouth Commodores and Bourne Braves.

Medical Staff

He trained at the Military Medical School in Bethesda, Md., and did his orthopedic training at Naval Hospital in Bethesda. He served 16 years in the Navy before coming to Falmouth. Dr. O’Malley was the team physician at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy from 1994-98. He attended the Advanced Team Physician Course and is board certified in the specialty of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. O’Malley is the former president of the Irish American Orthopedic Society and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and American College of Sports Medicine. Dr. O’Malley is currently the Medical Director for the Cape Cod Baseball League.

She received her undergraduate degree from Boston University (BU) and her Master’s Degree from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. While at BU, she was on a full athletic scholarship for women’s lacrosse and played in the NCAA playoffs in 1999-2000. Originally from Syracuse, N.Y., Karen was also a championship Irish Step Dancer and qualified for the World Championships in Ireland. She is a physician assistant working for Falmouth Orthopedic Center, Cape Cod Healthcare, in Falmouth.

After graduating from Endicott, she went on to work at Emerson College in Boston, Mass. as a graduate assistant athletic trainer. She currently works as community care coordinator at Hanger Clinic. Laura is a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association and is a licensed athletic trainer by the Massachusetts Board of Allied Health. She is also a certified strength and conditioning coach through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

He is returning this summer, working with the Falmouth Commodores' AT staff.

She completed her undergraduate studies at Louisiana State University with a degree in Kinesiology (Pre-AT). This will be Nina’s second season with the Cape Cod League, and she is excited to spend her summer with the Commodores as a certified athletic trainer.

Nina joins the Commodores for her second season as the Assistant Athletic Trainer.

She is an Atlanta native and plans to attend graduate school for athletic training in the future. Lane has worked as a student athletic training intern with the University of South Carolina football team for the past two years, and has previously had student AT internships with a minor league hockey team and lacrosse team.