MVCC Coaching Staff
Head Coach Dave Warren
Coach Warren took over in 2001 as the skipper of the MVCC Baseball program. Mr. Warren has been a full time employee of MVCC since December of 1997 as the Assistant to the Director of Athletics. A native of Mohawk N.Y. Dave was a three sport athlete at Gregory B. Jarvis High School excelling in football and baseball, earning All-League honors in both sports. Coach Warren is one of only a select few athletes from the school to ever be named as a baseball All-Star for three consecutive years. Coach Warren moved on to Herkimer CCC to play for former MVCC Coach Joe Milazzo. While with the Generals Coach Warren ammassed a two-year batting average of .357 as a leadoff hitter and centerfielder to go along with All-Region and All New York State JUCO honors. He was also nominated as an Academic All-American while being named as HCCC's Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year with a 3.81 grade point average. Dave finished his career at SUNY Cortland where he earned a degree in Physical Education to go along with a Management minor and a Coaching concentration. Coach Warren was named as the Region III and Mountain Valley Conference Coach of the Year in 2004. He ended the 2013 season with 222 career wins as the MVCC Baseball Coach which ranks him first in MVCC Baseball History.
Pitching Coach/Assistant Coach: Craig Farley
Coach Farley began his collegiate career right at Mohawk Valley Community College as a pitcher under head coach Dave Warren. While at MVCC (2005-06) the lefty went on to break the career record for appearances in a season as well as in a career. He then transferred to Greensboro College (North Carolina) and led his team and the USA South conference with a 0.93 ERA. Craig also serves as the pitching coach for the Mohawk Valley Diamond Dawgs in the Perfect Game League. The former Notre Dame Juggler currently works in the Utica City School district.
Assistant Coach: Michael Donaldson
Michael played the majority of his baseball down south in various competitive leagues throughout the state of Virginia. In 2002 Michael was selected as a member of the Chesterfield Cavilers to play in the BIB (Boys Invitational Baseball) Tournament, that team went undefeated and captured the Tournaments 45th championship. Michael was also a member of the AAU Power Virginia Breeze Baseball program which won numerous AAU, USSSA, and PONY Championships across the southeast. Michael was selected to numerous all-star teams for several leagues in his career. In 2005 Michael returned to his hometown of Utica NY to play both High School Baseball for Notre Dame and American Legion Baseball for Adrean Post. In those 2 seasons Michael graduated from Notre Dame High School in 2007, lettering in Baseball his Junior and Senior Years. Michael was a part of both winning a County American Legion Championship with Adrean Post, and a NYSPHSAA Section III Championship with Notre Dame. Michael’s passion for the game was extremely strong, so after he finished playing the game he loved, he became a Certified Youth Sports Coach through the SUNY Youth Sports Institute. Then in 2010 Michael began his coaching career at Notre Dame High School as assistant Head Coach at the Junior Varsity level. This past year Michael coached the Utica Hurricanes 12U travel team during the summer.