The founder of City Angels Baseball, Angel Ramos, started his passion for baseball at the age of 8 years old. His career started in Cańovanas, Puerto Rico playing for a little league. At the age of 15 years old, Angel went on to play in the Mickey Mantel league in the town of Carolina, Puerto Rico. Angel’s last year of playing with them he was scouted by Roberto Rivera from the NY Yankee under the 18U team. In spring 1998 a scout from the Milwaukee Brewers and the LA Dodgers recruited him to play for American legion. That year a scout for the Texas Ranger, Luis Rosa, offered Angel a 4 years scholarship to Ranger Junior College where he earned a Bachelors Degree in Physical Education. Angel has played on numerous teams inclusive of Double AA in Puerto Rico. He also was a High School Teacher for Felicita Rosario in Rio Piedras, PR. Angel’s dedication to the youth has been remarkable. During the years of 1994 -1997 he was a the scout for the Atlanta Braves, in Puerto Rico. Angel has been in the state of CT coaching since 1998. He is currently the head coach for the Wilbur Cross High School and founder of the City Angels Baseball Academy.
Michael Dwyer joins the City Angels Baseball Academy with a wealth of knowledge, experience and passion for the game. Coach Dwyer grew up in Hamden, CT where he played baseball since the age of 6. He attended Hamden High School where he began training with Coach Angel Ramos. Mike had a very successful career at Hamden High that he thanks Angel for to this day. After a few college baseball offers Dwyer made the decision to play D3 baseball in Boston where he was in the top of the line up and patrolled the outfield for 4 years. He lead his team to a their first NECC Championship breaking records in triples, runs, extra base hits and stolen bases. He was the team captain their for 2 years as well. He was asked to join the Myrtle Beach Baseball League after his Sophomore year. Upon graduating college he went on to coach at his alma mater for 3 years where developed players to compete at the collegiate level. He mainly coached the hitters, outfielders and base runners. Working at the college he gained an immense amount of knowledge with not only developing baseball players but learning how to get high school athletes into college. He is currently coaching at Hamden High School, working with players one on one and is continuing to scout high school players for college teams mainly in the New England area. He is very eager and excited to get to work at City Angels.
At the young age of 11, Ramon played in Caguas, Puerto Rico in the Jose M Corea League.
Ramon played Class A, in Caguas and Juncos, Puerto Rico. He also played Double AA with the Toritos of Cayey and Triple AAA in Laras, Puerto Rico. As a Coach he worked on developing players since the age of 17. At the age of 19 he coached his first team in Caguas, Puerto Rico, which was called the Little
League of Norte Dame. Ramon won two Little League Championship with Norte Dame and one State Championship with the Coritos of PR. Ramon showed exxperience in the Caribbean Series & the World Series for Little league in 1992.
He assisted in a tournament in Dominican Republic and in Cancun, Mexico in 1997.
Ramon has coached with the Dom Aitro League in 2012, Also coached with CT Hank Yanks in 2017 and the New Haven Pal in 2018. Now having the pleasure of Coaching with the City Angels Baseball Academy.
At the age of 12 was when Andres discovered his love for baseball. When he joined the Amvets Little League program in the hill section of New Haven,
Just a year later he would join a newly-founded team called the Connecticut Royal, Coincidentally founded and Coached by City Angels Founder Angel Ramos.
Under Coach Angel Ramos teaching and training, Andre's talents were propelled to the next level. At the age of 16 his fastball velocity peaked at 87 mph and would frequent double-digit strikeouts per game, leading Connecticut Royals to multiple Championship.
At the age of 17 he made a permanent move to Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico.
Casually throwing at the park, he was recruited to play Double A juvenile for the Camareros de Santa Isabel, Later joining and signing with the Potritos of Santa Isabel in the Coliceba Triple A Division of Puerto Rico.
With the recommendation of Coach Angel Ramos from the City Angels Baseball Academy. Andres was Scouted by the Atlanta Braves.
Andres now dedicates his time teaching and building character on and off the field as his role models once did for him.
Since he was 7 years old, Angel participated in the minor leagues of Loiza Valley, Canóvanas, PR.
At the age of 15, he began playing for Cuidad Deportiva in Carolina, PR, led by Kansas City scout Johnny Ramos.
At 18 he participated in Class A Juvenil in Carolina, PR, as well as in Coliceba Juvenil in Fajardo, PR. During that time, the University of Miami offered him a sports scholarship, which he did not accept, due to a standing opportunity to sign with Major League Baseball. The Major League Baseball team, the Kansas City Royals, offered him the opportunity to join the team as a catcher. Days before joining the Kansas City Royals team, he was in an unfortunate car accident that prevented him from pursuing a professional baseball career. After his physical recovery, doors opened in an opportunity to participate with the AA league in Rio Grande, PR and then with Coliceba in Cieba, PR, for three years.
Later, upon moving to Connecticut, Angel became a parent volunteer for minor league baseball, which helped put his skills to action and instruct the children on team, as well as his own children, to be successful at the sport.
He is currently part of the City Angels Baseball Academy as a catcher coach; doing everything possible to create future catchers and guide them to achieve their dreams in the world of baseball.
He has 7 years of experience, in the baseball world. Coach Sandoval is also a physical trainer as well and is known to work with each individual player to develop and improve their skills, in preparation for each game.
Coach Sandoval was a second basemen in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and coached
in the Luis Polonia Santiago academy of baseball as well in DR. He worked as well for 3 years as a personal trainer in HCO Fitness in San Juan, .
Coach Sandoval also went to go play in the Javiila league of Santo Domingo, DR, where he played as a third basemen.