Varsity Baseball Pitching Coach - Newtown HS, CT
Named to 2nd Team All-Skyline Conference in 2011... was also named a Skyline Player of the Week during the season... played both baseball and football while at St. Joseph H.S. in Connecticut...was 1st team All-FCIAC in baseball...favorite team is New York Mets.
Assistant Varsity Baseball Coach, Notre Dame High School - Class S 2018 CT State Champions
Ralph coached the nationally ranked showcase team Old Dominion Hitters from 2012 to 2016 out of Virginia Beach VA which included over 50 division 1 commitments and MLB Draft 6th rounder Zach Rutherford (Tampa Bay Rays - 2016). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5716o51Gv4
2012 Captain for D1 Norfolk State University.
2010 Captain playing SS for #5 nationally ranked Patrick Henry Community College
Jon was drafted by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the 46th Round of the 2006 MLB draft but stayed in school and signed with the team after graduating the next year. He spent eight seasons playing professional baseball in the United States, Canada, and South America.
Before playing professionally, Plefka played collegiately under Hall of Fame coach Bob Knight at Texas Tech University. In his senior season in 2007, he helped lead the team to two victories over nationally-ranked teams and a #10 seed in the NCAA Tournament. Plefka was also a part of the legendary coach’s 880th career victory, which was the most in Division I history at the time. He also played baseball for the Red Raiders for one season.
Plefka is currently the head women’s basketball coach at Division 2 Post University in Waterbury.