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THE SHARK TANK!

The Shark Tank, the home facility of the Ocean State Makos is located at 25 Coronado Rd, Warwick RI inside of the Northeast Sports Training (NEST) building. There are 3 batting cages and bullpen mounds in the facility. Cages have balls, nets, screens, and anything else you may need while hitting besides someone to pitch to you or a pitching machine. Please reach out to Bob Downey at (401) 374-2833 with any questions.

Below are the directions and link to reserve lessons with Makos instructors. To reserve cage time, please continue to scroll down.

How do we get the form out and where do people sign up?
-Google Form goes on the website for each week.  (So people can sign up for future lessons.)
-The form can be changed weekly if there is a change.  (Example:  adding instructors)

How does the process work?
-Players click on the link of the week they want to sign-up.
-Fills out the players information

  • Lesson Duration and Prices:

    • Full Hour: $80.00

    • Half Hour:  $60.00

  • Payment Options (Cash or Venmo Only)

  • Scroll down to find the instructor and click a time.
    -Once the time is taken, that time gets eliminated on the form.  If they want to sign up with multiple players, they can email the individual instructor to see if that is OK.

*Note: If the person is looking for an hour lesson, be sure the next half hour is open.  If not, they will need to find another time.

Below are the links to the specific weeks of Shark Tank operation-

Cage Rental & Master Schedule Form

Within the link below, players can reserve cage rentals (non-lessons), and be able to see the cage availability. This master calendar is live up to date, so you'll be able to see if your desired cage/time is available. This master calendar is a link within the form to rent space at the facility.

Also on this sheet at the bottom is a link to our payment portal. Payments will be tracked live and should be paid for at the time of reservation.

Please reach out to Bob Downey at (401) 374-2833 with any questions.

Congratulations to Coach Westy on the 10 year mark of his courageous battle !  Proud to have him leading the Makos!
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Jamie Degidio

Jamie Degidio

Director, Coach

Phone: 401-741-2604

Ryan Westmoreland

Ryan Westmoreland

Director, Coach

Phone: 401-871-2336

Chris Ursillo

Chris Ursillo

Director, Coach

Phone: 401-741-4437

Bob Downey

Bob Downey

Director, Coach

Phone: 401-374-2833

Nick Colicci

Nick Colicci

Travel and Tournament Director

Phone: 401-835-1969