building the next generation of team Israel

Israel Baseball Americas, a non-profit organization*, is igniting the passion for Israel Baseball in North & South American communities. By partnering with the Israel Association of Baseball (IAB), a dedicated volunteer organization, IBA empowers youth development, fosters a global community of fans, and cultivates a pipeline of talent for Team Israel.

*Israel Baseball Americas, Inc. has filed the application to be recognized as a public charity under 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and its approval is currently pending before the IRS.

on the world stage

Since 2012, Israel Baseball has made waves on a global scale.

3

world baseball classics

#19

ranked team in the world

2021

Silver Medal (European Championships)

100+

members in professional baseball

2020

olympic games participant

#6

in the 2017 World Baseball Classic

Meet The Team

With decades of professional experience, our staff is compromised almost entirely of Israel Baseball alumni.

Advisors

IAN KINSLER

Played second base for Team Israel at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Managed Team Israel at the 2023 WBC.

Kevin youkilis

Hitting coach for Team Israel at the 2023 WBC.

Brad ausmus

Managed Team Israel in the 2012 WBC Qualifiers. Bench Coach for the 2023 WBC.

SHLOMO LIPETZ

Member of Team Israel for 34 years. SVP of City Winery in NYC.

Barry weinberg

Head trainer for Team Israel at the 2012 and 2017 WBCs. 33 years in MLB with NY Yankees, Oakland A’s, St. Louis Cardinals.

Jay horwitz

Vice President of Media Relations for New York Mets.

Josh lamberg

Founder and CEO of Signers National.

Dan rootenberg

Co-Founder and CEO of SPEAR Physical Therapy. Member of Team Israel for the 2012 and 2017 WBC.

MIKE SNADER

Security agent for Major League Baseball.

PETER KURZ

General Manager of Team Israel.

Adam Zarren

Managing Partner at Zarren Law Group, LLC.

Dan Wahlberg

Baltimore Managing Partner at BDO USA, P.C.

Rob Nelson

Founder of Big League Chew.

Adam Neuman

Chief of Staff & Special Advisor to the President Baltimore Ravens.

Mike LaCassa

Senior Director of Player Development, Major League Baseball

Board of Directors

Nate Fish

CEO & BOARD MEMBER

Current manager of the national team. Member of Team Israel for the 2012, 2017, and 2023 World Baseball Classics and the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Coach for the YD Red Sox, LA Dodgers, and Savannah Bananas.

adam gladstone

COO & BOARD MEMBER

Director of Baseball Operations for Team Israel for the 2012, 2017, and 2023 WBCs and the 2021 Olympics. Front office executive for the Somerset Patriot and York Revolution of the Atlantic League, and replay coordinator for the Baltimore Orioles.

David Warschawski

BOARD MEMBER

CEO of the #1 rated U.S. marketing communications company, Warschawski, and Managing Partner of the VC firm, W Ventures.

jordy alter

BOARD MEMBER

Current president of the Israel Association of Baseball.

Staff

Nate Fish

CEO & Board Member

Current manager of the national team. Member of Team Israel for the 2012, 2017, and 2023 World Baseball Classics and the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Coach for the YD Red Sox, LA Dodgers, and Savannah Bananas.

Adam Gladstone

COO & Board Member

Director of Baseball Operations for Team Israel for the 2012, 2017, and 2023 WBCs and the 2021 Olympics. Front office executive for the Somerset Patriot and York Revolution of the Atlantic League, and replay coordinator for the Baltimore Orioles.

Brad Eisen

Director of Showcases

Founder of the Israel Baseball Academy. Fundraiser for the Jewish Federations of North America and Hebrew University.

Mitch Glasser

Director of Player Development

All-World at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Third base coach at the 2023 European Championships.

Eric Holtz

Director of Teams

Manager of Team Israel at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Founder of GameOn13.

Alex Jacobs

Director of Scouting

Scouting Director for Team Israel at the 2017 and 2023 WBC. Bench coach in 2021 and 2023. Former scout for the Astros and DBacks. Current scout for the Phillies.

Assaf Lowengart

Israel Director

Member of Team Israel since 2018. First Israeli-born player to play professional baseball in the US.

Jon Moscot

Director of Technology

Member of Team Israel at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Former Major League pitcher. Sales Manager at Uplift Labs.

Nate Mulberg

Camp Director

First base coach at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Founder of TEAM Camps. Coach at Richmond University.

Josh Zeid

Pitching Director

All-World at the 2017 WBC. Pitching coach at the 2023 WBC and European Championships. Rehab coordinator for the Chicago Cubs. Pitching coach for the Texas Rangers.

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