Success Stories

Between Coach Justin McKay's years in Division I, previous creation of the Chandler World Teams and 2014 18u USA NTIS Task Force member has coached over 25 MLB drafted players and over 75 Division I college commitments. Some the university commitments McKay has help make their college commitment or coached are the following:

Fairleigh Dickinson University
Florida State University
Vanderbilt University
University of Kentucky
Texas A&M University
University of Virginia
Duke University
Ole Miss University
Vanderbilt University
Notre Dame University
Louisiana State University
Cal State Fullerton
University of Miami
University of Maryland
University of Arkansas
University of Arizona
University of Nebraska
Kansas State University
Louisiana State University
University of Pittsburgh
Ohio State University
Gonzaga University
Penn State University
Seton Hall University
San Diego University
Harvard University
Yale University
Western Kentucky
University of Pennsylvania
University of Connecticut
Old Dominion University
College of Charleston
Florida Gulf Coast
Lehigh University
Quinnipiac University
St. Louis University
Dayton University
Bucknell University
Fordham University
St. John's University
Furman University
Utah Valley University
Albany University
Georgetown University
Florida International
Manhattan University


Interim Head Coach Fairleigh Dickinson University (Teaneck, NJ) – Northeast Conference (NEC) May 2018-May 2019

  • - Improved NEC (Northeast Conference) record by 8 wins (2019: 9-15; 2018: 1-26)
  • Youngest team in D-I baseball (3 seniors, 3 juniors, 8 sophomores and 21 freshmen)
  • Athlete Awards: NEC Student Athlete of the Year; NEC Rookie of the Year; ALL-NEC Team:
    two first-team, one second-team; Two Collegiate Baseball Freshmen All-Americans
  • Set FDU record for home runs with 59 total\
  • Finished in top 3 in every major NEC offensive category
  • Fundraising – set university annual fundraising record of $85,600
  • Raised $17,000 to renovate baseball locker room and office
  • Set attendance record for annual February First Pitch Dinner with 282 total, including 62 Alumni
  • Coordinated video appearances from former MLB stars David Wright, Kevin Millar, Cliff Floyd,
    Jeury Familia & Mark DeRosa featured at First Pitch Dinner
  • Responsible for Wilson Sporting Goods TEAM 1 deal for FDU baseball program
  • Responsible for $39,000 sponsorship & advertising deals with local businesses
  • Successfully secured indoor baseball facility partnership - Frozen Ropes in Pine Brook, N.J..

Assistant Coach / Fairleigh Dickinson University (Teaneck, NJ) - Northeast Conference (NEC) 2010-13; 2015-18

Recruiting Coordinator

  • Top Recruiter in Northeast Conference (D1Baseball.com D1 Coaches poll)
  • First nationally ranked recruiting class in FDU history, #72 by Perfect Game
    Ranked #4 among northeast NCAA Division I baseball programs.
  • NEC 2017 team rankings: #1 in Batting Average, Slugging % & least strikeouts; #2 in Home Runs
    & Stolen Bases
  • NEC Individual Leaders: Batting Average (1st, 2nd, 3rd & 7th) , Slugging, Hits, Home Runs & Stolen Bases
  • Recruited & developed first FDU Player drafted since 2002, 25th Rd. pick SS Matt McCann (2017 MLB
    Draft) & first Freshman All American in FDU Baseball History Mike Veit (2017)
  • 14 All NEC Conference position player selections in 5 seasons at FDU
  • 2016 season produced matching a school record in wins, advancing to first conference championship game
    since 1999 and the strongest single-season offensive season in program history
  • Team ranked top 3 in every offensive category in Northeast Conference
  • 2010, recognized as the youngest recruiting coordinator in NCAA Division I Baseball

Assistant Coach Montclair State University (Montclair, NJ) – (NJAC Conference –D-3) 2014

  • Helped program advance to the first NJAC Championship Game since 2006.

Assistant Coach/ Briarcliffe College (Bethpage, NY) – (NJCAA & USCAA - Division I) 2008-10
Recruiting Coordinator

  • 2010 United States Collegiate Athletic Association National Championship. Team collected 18 hits in a
    16-4 victory in the national championship game
  • Team Batting Average .337 with a .437 On Base Percentage
  • Coached 8 All-Americans 2009-2010


Director / Chandler Bats (Norristown, PA) 2014-16 Head Coach

  • Accepted full time position. Co-creator of nationally ranked Chandler Bats travel organization
  • Director of program: hiring, budget, scheduling, day to day.
  • Program had 32 players ranked 1 st or 2 nd in their respective state at their position. 62 Division I commits
  • Recruited & Coached 2016 1 st -round selection Dylan Carlson of St. Louis Cardinals
  • 12 Chandler players drafted in 2016 MLB Draft & 5 players D1 NCAA 2017 Freshman All Americans
  • 1 of 5 programs selected to 2015 Metropolitan Classic - New York Mets @ Citi Field
  • Recruited Rosters for Perfect Game’s 2015 WWBA National Championship
    • 17u Gold - https://www.perfectgame.org/Events/Tournaments/Teams/Default.aspx?team=37530
    • 17u Black - https://www.perfectgame.org/Events/Tournaments/Teams/Default.aspx?team=38674

NTIS Task Force USA Baseball (Cary, NC) 2014
Coach / Evaluator

  • 18u National Team – USA Baseball 18u National Team NTIS Task Force
  • Evaluated players from 16 Regions for the 2015 USA Baseball 18U National Team

MLB Drafted Coached/Recruited/Developed Players: 2015 - 2019: 2019 : Ryan Kreidler 4th rd Tigers, Erik Miller 4th rd Phillies, Dante Biasi 6th rd. Royals, Jack Kenley 8th rd. Tigers, Casey; Legumina 8th rd. Twins, Will Brennan 8th rd. Indians, Chris Kachmar 28th rd Cubs 2017 : Matt McCann 25th rd. Angels, Chris
McMahon 33rd rd. Braves, Brian Morrell 35th rd. Phillies, 2016 : Dylan Carlson 1st rd. Cardinals, Cole Stobbe 3rd rd. Phillie, Easton; Mcgee 4th rd. Rays, Stephen Woods 8th rd. Giants, Samad Taylor 10th rd. Indians, Dante Biasi 22nd rd. Cubs, Brendan Butler 30th; rd. Athletics , Ryan Kreidler 35th rd. Cubs, Carter Aldrete 37th rd. Red Sox, Matt Mervis 39th rd. Nationals, Shane Martinez 39th rd. Athletics, JJ Bleday 39th rd. Padres, Wyatt Featherston 39th rd. Rockies, 2015 : Brett Bittiger 40th & 41st .(2011) Athletics


Founder Coach McKay Camps 2010 - Present

  • One of Northern New Jersey’s most recognized youths & high school baseball camps
    Coachmckaycamps.com & Facebook.com/coachmckaycamps & Instagram: coach_justin_mckay

Account Executive RICOH (West Caldwell, NJ) 2013-2014

  • Full time sales position. Completed nationally recognized sales training program.

Playing Experience:

  • Queens College (Flushing, NY) 2007- 2008; Center Field; Team compiled the most wins since 2003 season
  • Briarcliffe College (Bethpage, NY) 2004 – 2007; Center Field, Relief Pitcher; Served as Team Captain
    Won the 2006 USCAA National Championship .404 career average. Led team in Avg. & RBI’s for two

B.A. American History Queens College (Flushing, NY) 2008
Bachelor of Arts – American History
A.A, Criminal Justice Briarcliffe College (Bethpage, NY) 2006
Associate's Degree - Criminal Justice
Synergy Sports Technology, PitchAware, DeVinci Resolve, Advanced Splits, Diamond Charts, Microsoft Office, Google Docs.

Media Links

Coach McKay Voted NEC's Top Recruiter

FDU Baseball Announces Nationally Ranked 2017 Class

D1Baseball.com Coaches Survey - Top Recruiters  

Baseball Announces 2017 Schedule

2016 Recap - FDU Baseball Newsletter



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