Team Manager: Bill Kelts Sr.
Team Coach: Bill Kelts Jr Head Coach
Additional Contact Name: Paul Perotta Asst Coach
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Owner: Waterford Summer Baseball Inc.
GM: Bill Kelts (35thSeason)
Head Coach: Bill Kelts Jr, Assistant Coach: Paul Perrotta, Scorekeeper: Barry Sullivan
2017Finish: 17-7 league / 27-13 overall 2nd place
In 2017, the Waterford Nationals had another tremendous season finishing once again as the league Albany Twilight League runner ups and World Series Participant.
This year, The Waterford Nationals will continue to be sponsored by Waterford Summer Baseball and will once again open league play May 14that Bleecker Stadium.
This year's Nationals will continue to have a lineup studded with some of the league's top players and will have a solid 25-man roster made up of mostly veteran players. The consistency of Dan Bergami, Chris Carbone Scott Rader, Casey Job, Jimmy Gaudet, Jake Luce, Ivan Plata, Casey Job and Bill Kelts will be a strong core. Adding to the core will be sluggers Cody Sullivan, Nick Schaub and Anthony Eaton, Brendan Haverty, Christian Bertrand will make the team solid and deep.
Pitching will be strong with perennial all- star Ryan Ensel anchoring a staff of Dennis Buckley, Tim Murdock, and Tyler Travis Max Tessirore along with several new additions will be hard to beat and will keep the Nationals near the top of a very competitive league.
The Nationals will once again be gunning for the prized ATL League Championship and a trip to the AABC World Series which will be given to the leagues playoff champion. Returning for his 35th season in amateur baseball will be Bill Kelts, Sr. to manage the team on the field.