Misha Dworken - Head Coach
Misha currently serves as the assistant JV and assistant Varsity Coach for Sarasota (FL) Sailors High School baseball program. SHS is a national high school baseball power. Perennially a Top 5 program, SHS has produced 1st round talent such as Casey Kelly (San Diego Padres), Bobby Seay (Detroit Tigers/Tampa Bay Rays), and Ian Desmond (Washington Nationals) among many others.
He also currently serves as a manager/lead instructor at the Extra Innings Baseball Facility in Sarasota, working with some of the best young professional and collegiate talent in Florida’s Southwest Coast. Misha helped guide the Sarasota Sailors win the 1996 Florida High School State Championship.
After High School, Misha twice received All-American honors; first as a 2nd team NAIA All-American (1998) and 1st team NAIA All-American (2000). He was also given the prestigious honor of Junior College Southeast player of the year at Brewton-Parker College (Ga). In 2001, He signed a free agent contract with the Houston Astros and went on to play 2002 through 2008 at a myriad of stops including (New Jersey Jackals, St. Paul Saints, Atlantic City Surf, and New Haven Ravens). Misha earned a nod as an All-Star of the Northeast League in 2002.
Bobby Chatfield - Pitching Coach
Bobby is entering his second year as pitching coach for the 2013 Torrington Titans. He was a member of the 2011 Titan team.
Bobby ended the 2012 college season year with a 3.89 ERA as he started in 11 games with the Panthers. He resides in Sharon, CT and is looking forward to another year as our pitching coach.
Brittany Houle - Athletic Trainer
The Torrington Titans have named Brittany Houle to the position of trainer for the teams 2012 Futures Collegiate Baseball League season.
Houle graduated from Wamogo Regional High School in 2006 and played three sports (soccer, swimming and crew) while she was there before attending the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine where she earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Athletic Training Education in 2010.
She has put in the time learning her craft as well, participating in over 3000 hours of work with numerous sporting teams linked to her clinical education.
Houle continued her education after her undergraduate time was up, traveling to England to attend Roehampton University.
In 2011, she graduated with a Masters of Science degree in Clinical Nutrition.
She is currently employed at Maletta Pfeiffer and Associates Physical Therapy in Torrington.
While at Wamogo, Houle played four years of varsity soccer at just about every position she could, while swimming three years and taking part in crew all four.
Houle swam for three years during her undergraduate time in Maine as well and is looking forward to her first year of trying to keep college baseball players on the field.
“I like being outside and being around sports.” Houle said. “If I can help keep the kids stay healthy this summer, it should lead to better play on the field.
The strain and stress of a condensed summer season, ripe with long bus trips and late nights can wear out the best of players, making the job of trainer an important one for any college team.