Saratoga Stampede Baseball
Going On 20 Years Of Championship Baseball


Passion. Experience. Development.

Our Program

Founded in 2001, the Saratoga Stampede has provided summer baseball opportunities for Saratoga County athletes from age 12-18.

Current Teams in our Program:

13U Stampede 14U Stampede (Blue)

14U Stampede (Red) 16U/18U Stampede

The Stampede have won New York State Championships in 2009, 2010, 2012 as well as numerous other local and regional championships. Our 20 year program is the oldest summer baseball program in Saratoga County and is managed by numerous experienced coaches including 3 New York State Hall of Fame inductees.

Paul Mound, Union College Head Baseball Coach, NYS Hall of Fame Inductee and GM of The Saratoga Stampede ( is announcing/launching a Saratoga Stampede 13U and 14U team/program with professional coaching and player development. The team/program will run continuous from Fall 2019 through Summer 2020 season. Tryouts being held August 19th and 21st for both teams.

Stampede is entering its 20th year in the community, making it the most experienced travel baseball program in Saratoga County. They have been able to afford many student athletes opportunities to play competitive baseball here in Saratoga area. Most of their players have gone on to college careers, (95%) of the Stampede roster in fact have gone on in college baseball. They field players from Saratoga, Schuylerville, Ballston Spa and Spa Catholic school districts.


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Coaching Staff


General Manager

Paul Mound

NYS Baseball Hall of Fame 2017. Head Coach at Union College which has won it's Conference Championship 4 times in the last 6 years, advancing to the NCAA tournament.
Has had 1 player drafted into MLB (Jake Fishman-Toronto Blue Jay's, currently in AA New Hampshire). 4 players 1st team National All American's, 3 2nd team National All Americans and 2 3rd team National All Americans.
Currently 3rd in All Time wins in Union College History. Played Baseball for Amsterdam High School and played for the team that held a record 77 game winning streak.



MB in Business, 1979

Baseball Affiliations

• Union College Head Baseball Coach, 2009- Present
• MLB Scout, Kansas City Royals
• Amsterdam Baseball Hall of Fame, 2017
• New York State Baseball Hall of Fame 2017
• Amsterdam Knights of CNY Independent League



13U Head Coach

Phonsey Lambert

NYS Baseball Hall of Fame 2015. Head Coach at Saratoga Central Catholic. Has coached MLB star pitcher Tim Stauffer. Coach ranks in the very top of the list in All Time wins in New York State High School Baseball History. Has had countless players go on to College baseball success at all levels, D1,D2,D3,JUCO. Coach is also a member of the Saratoga Springs Athletic Hall of Fame.



Physical Education, 1990

Baseball Affiliations

• Varsity Baseball Coach Saratoga Catholic, 1988-Present
• Diamond Sports Coach of the Year, 2011
• NYS Baseball Hall of Fame, 2013
• Saratoga Springs Athletic Hall of Fame
• Saratoga Catholic Hall of Fame, 2003


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16/18u Head Coach

Dale Long

NYS Baseball Hall of Fame 2015. Son of MLB great Dale Long. Coach Long has had a long storied career in baseball at all levels. Union College, All Time Albany Twilight League Team. Asst. Coach at Saratoga Central Catholic, he has helped the program to one historic win season after another. Coach Long has managed the Stampede to New York State Championships in 2009, 2010, 2012.



American Studies, 1971

Baseball Affiliations

• College All-American, 1970
• NY Yankees Minor League System 1971-1972
• Member of 3 Baseball Hall of Fames
• Stampede New York State Championships 2009,2010, 2012



14U Head COach (Red)

Leejay Pollacchi

Stampede Alum who led the Stampede in Avg. Hits, Runs, Stolen Bases. Coach Pollacchi also led the Stampede to a final 4 finish in the New York State Championships. Coach was a star athlete at Saratoga High School, he went on to have a tremendous 4 year career as the starting CF at Skidmore College. He was the fastest player in Stampede History. Coach went on to play professionally in the Peco's league, playing for the Alpine Cowboy's in West Texas. In addition, Coach is a trainer and nutritional coach and a former Head Coach in South Carolina for a 13U developmental baseball league.


Skidmore College
Business & Management, 2013

Baseball Affiliations

• Saratoga Springs High School Baseball 2005-2009
• Saratoga Stampede 2007-2009
• Skidmore College Baseball 2009-2013
• Alpine Cowboys Professional Baseball Club 2015-2016



14U Head COach (Blue)

Levi Washburn

Stampede Alum who led the program to a final 4 finish in the New York State Championships in 2009. Coach was a star Baseball player at Schuylerville HS, HVCC and RPI. a member of RPI's front line pitching rotation during the school's constant run to conference championships. Coach Washburn is a great teacher of hitting and pitching mechanics and bring positive energy to our program.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
Unknown Major, 2012

Baseball Affiliations

• Schuylerville High School Baseball 2004-2008
• Saratoga Stampede 2006-2009
• RPI College Baseball 2008-2012