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Coaches

Baseball

Head Coach - Mark Marsala

Professional Experience:

  • 29 Years of High School Coaching Experience
  • 19 Concurrent Years as a High School Athletic Director, in the State of Florida

Certifications:

  • CAA – National Interscholastic Athletic Administration Association

FHSAA (Florida High School Athletic Association) Experience:

  • 7 Years Section Appeals Committee
  • 5 Years Board of Directors (2013-2014 - Chairman of the Operations Committee)
  • 2 Years FHSAA Representative Assembly

Education Experience:

  • Masters in Physical Education
  • B.S. in Business Management

“With focus and integrity, I have worked diligently over the past 29

years, to ensure that high school sports are safe, fair, and most importantly

a positive experience for our school communities.”

Assistant Coach - Ridge Dulitz

Assistant Coach - Pedro Lopes

Assistant Coach - Martin Goldberg

Boys Basketball

Varsity Head Coach - Bill Carufe

 

Mr. Carufe has a wealth of experience teaching, coaching, facilitating sports camps and clinics, and with managing facilities, planning, curriculum design, book consultation and writing program philosophy. Bill currently focuses his energy as a faculty member and Director of Basketball Operations at Seacrest.

Prior to moving to Naples, Coach Carufe was an elementary physical education teacher, assistant football coach, JV baseball coach and varsity basketball coach for 14 years in upstate New York. He moved to Naples in 1998 and was employed by Gulf Coast High School as a physical education teacher, assistant football coach and junior varsity basketball coach. During his tenure at Gulf Coast High School, he was named Gulf Coast High School Coach of the Year, Gulf Coast High School Teacher of the Year and Collier County Public School High School Teacher of the Year. Click here for more

Assistant Coach - John Wholihan

Assistant Coach - Mike Sheffer

Boys Middle School B - Tyler Turner

 

Girls Basketball

Varsity Head Coach - Nahum St. Fort

Assistant Coach - John Wholihan

Middle School - Tyler Turner

Boys and Girls Cross Country

Girls and Boys Varsity - Nick Pohl

Nick has been teaching at Seacrest since 2008, and coaching since 2011, with one Team Cross Country District championship, numerous individual District champions in both track and cross country, and several State medalists. Nick was named Seacrest's chair of the history department in 2015 and the Naples Daily News Cross Country Coach of the year in 2018.

He is an accomplished and avid runner. He ran cross country for his high school and was a member of his schools's first team to ever make it to State finals. Nick has completed 12 half marathons with a PR of 1:27:45 and six marathons with a PR of 3:03:54.

Middle School Co-ed - Andy Beights

Boys and Girls Golf

Varsity -Mark Trenkamp


Boys Soccer

Varsity - Paul Williams

Before becoming a coach, Paul Williams enjoyed a 12-year career as an English professional footballer. After retiring due to injury, Williams has been involved with colleges and schools all over the world. He has helped develop and mentor players of all ages to achieve a greater understanding and awareness of the game.
Williams is currently DOC of Florida Fire Juniors, the largest youth nonprofit soccer program in the Naples area.

Click here to read his full bio.

Middle School - Ridge Dulitz

Girls Soccer

Varsity - Paul Williams

Before becoming a coach, Paul Williams enjoyed a 12-year career as an English professional footballer. After retiring due to injury, Williams has been involved with colleges and schools all over the world. He has helped develop and mentor players of all ages to achieve a greater understanding and awareness of the game.
Williams is currently DOC of Florida Fire Juniors, the largest youth nonprofit soccer program in the Naples area.

Click here to read his full bio.

Middle School - Louise Pearson


Softball

Co-Head Coach - John Kruk

Seacrest parent and ESPN analyst John Kruk is the head coach of the Lady Rays varsity softball team. Kruk, a former major leaguer who played for four years with the Padres, five years with the Phillies and his final year with the White Sox, looks forward to coaching the girls and says his goal is to build the program. Kruk coached junior varsity baseball during the 2014-2015 and the 2015-2016 school years. He stresses that his coaching style is about encouraging his players to improve, helping them learn from their mistakes, identifying talent, and rewarding hard work. We can't wait to watch the Lady Rays play next spring under Coach Kruk's leadership.

Co-Head Coach - Jaclyn Traina

Born and raised in Naples, Jaclyn Traina is returning to her roots and joining Seacrest Country Day School as Co-Head Coach of the Varsity softball team and a Lower School Teaching Assistant (images below). Traina comes to Seacrest following a decorated softball career that includes professional leagues in the United States and Japan, four years as a pitcher on the USA Softball National Women's Team, and an NCAA Division I Softball Championship with the University of Alabama.

Assistant Coach - Paul Sladick

Assistant Coach - Rob Platt

Swimming and Diving

Head Coach - Christian Steinwarz

Assistant Coach (Diving) - Troy Kahles

Boys Tennis

Varsity Boys Tennis Coach - LouAnne Fischer

Middle School - Ashton Hartley / Genio Spano

Girls Tennis

Varsity Head Coach - Ashton Hartley

Middle School - Ashton Hartley / Genio Spano

Track and Field

Varsity Co-ed - Nick Pohl

Nick has been teaching at Seacrest since 2008, and coaching since 2011, with one Team Cross Country District championship, numerous individual District champions in both track and cross country, and several State medalists. Nick was named Seacrest's chair of the history department in 2015 and the Naples Daily News Cross Country Coach of the year in 2018.

He is an accomplished and avid runner. He ran cross country for his high school and was a member of his schools's first team to ever make it to State finals. Nick has completed 12 half marathons with a PR of 1:27:45 and six marathons with a PR of 3:03:54.

Assistant Coach - Andy Beights




Assistant Coach - Mario Mendoza

Volleyball

Varsity - Jan Class

In 2013, Jan Class came to Seacrest as the junior varsity and assistant varsity coach. He assumed the role of head coach during the 2013 district tournament . The team, under his coaching, went on to win the 2013 Class 2A State Championship, the first volleyball state championship for any school in Collier County and the first state championship for Seacrest. In the fall of 2014, he joined the community as a parent. Jan went on to take the 2014 varsity team back to the state tournament. Jan has an extensive background coaching volleyball all over the world that spans more than 25 years. Click here for a full bio on his volleyball experience.

Junior Varsity -

Middle School Co-Head Coach - Tyra Turner




Middle School Co-Head Coach - Patricia Daugherty

Trainers

Strength and Conditioning - Mario Mendoza