Joe Quagliano: If You Build It, Loro Verranno

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J.- A small business owner, Joe Quagliano is living the American Dream while maintaining his Italian roots via “America’s Game”: baseball. Quagliano, following his passion for the game, founded his own company: Mint Pros (specializing in VIP baseball events- bridging fans with their favorite players). As he told…

The State of Squadra Italia in World Baseball Classic with Marco Mazzieri, Manager

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan) WASHINGTON D.C.- During the hustle and bustle of the National Italian American Foundation’s annual Expo Italiana, I had the privilege to speak with Marco Mazzieri, the poised, pensive, and soft-spoken manager of the Italian National baseball team.  The next installment of the World Baseball Classic, a worldwide baseball competition in which players from each country…

VIDEO: 5 Lezioni Italiane with Paisani Anthony Fasano, Rick Cerone, and Jessie James Decker

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTY, NJ- Ottobre: il mese per celebrare i contribuiti degli italo-americani. What better way to celebrate Italian Heritage Month than hearing from current Tennessee Titans’ tight end Anthony Fasano, former New York Yankees catcher Rick Cerone, and Jessie James Decker (wife of New York Jets WR Eric Decker)?  I asked the Italian-Americans tough…