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Saugerties Stallions announce longtime MLB scout as general manager

Saugerties, NY, November 18, 2015– The Ulster County Chamber of Commerce Breakfast held today at Diamond Mills in Saugerties.  The annual event was hosted by the Saugerties Stallions baseball franchise.  At the breakfast it was announced that longtime Major League Baseball scout, Dennis Sheehan as their new General Manager. 

A lifelong Saugerties resident, Sheehan brings to the organization 23 years of Major League Baseball experience including stints as a minor league manager, Northeast Scouting Supervisor, and an international scout.  He has ties with the Miami (formerly Florida) Marlins, Detroit Tigers, Atlanta Braves, and Kansas City Royals.  Sheehan earned a World Series Championship ring with the Florida Marlins in 1997.

In addition to his MLB ties, Sheehan was a prolific college and high school coach.  During his career as a coach he amassed over an astounding 500 amateur baseball victories.  Sheehan served as the Ulster County Community College (UCCC) Senators from 1989 to 1996.  During his time with UCCC he was a five-time National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Coach of the Year.  In 1996 when his team was a NJCAA World Series participant, Sheehan was awarded a national award of District Coach of the Year.

Stallions owner Kevin Hinchey, stated “It is with great enthusiasm and respect that I announce Mr. Dennis Sheehan the new General Manager of the Saugerties Stallions baseball franchise.”  Hinchey continued, “When my wife Renee and I decided to purchase the Saugerties Stallions, Dennis was the first phone call I placed.  His knowledge and experience is unmatched in the entire region.  I am so pleased to have him at my side and running Saugerties Stallion organization.  During his short time as General Manager, Dennis has 28 quality players committed and signed to play for this franchise.  Of the 28 players, 21 are from Division 1 baseball programs.”

Announcements will be made over the next few weeks announcing the players Sheehan has signed for the Stallions during the 2016 Saugerties Stallions.

 


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