Eric has always had an incredible passion for the game. Born in the Bronx,heard stories of The Babe and Lou Gehrig from his Dad and fell in love at an early age. Eric played college ball at Dean JC for 2 years and decided to start a career. He has been coaching at various levels for decades. He is blessed with a wife, Traci, who he has known since day camp, and three incredible children.
Jordan completed his 4 year Pitching career at Bucknell and is now attending Law School at Brooklyn Law
Sydni is in her Junior year at NYU for Nursing and will dis-continue her softball career as it is time to start Nursing Clinicals
Brett a Freshman at Columbia University will be studying Finance when not playing Baseball for the Lions
Eric served as Asst. Coach at Manhattanville College from 2004-2006, followed by a year of softball at Manhattanville in which they won the SKyline Conference. In 2007, he served as hitting coach at WCC until 2012 when he decided to take a step away to spend more time coaching his son. Eric was drafted and played one year in the IBL (2007) and served as a player/coach (3B/P) winning the Inaugural Championship for the Bet Shmesh Blue Sox. Eric is a founding member of the Kensico Mudhens (Valhalla) and currently plays on the Mudhens, Goliaths, Westchester A's and Pioneers when he is not coaching. He was Asst. Coach of the 2013 Gold Medal USA team in the Maccabiah in Israel. He was the Head Coach for the 2017 Gold Medal winning team and was named Head Coach of the Israel Senior National Team where they lost in the European Championship to Austria in January.
Eric takes great pride in working with hitters and instilling the confidence needed to be successful at all levels of the game. He works with 6 year olds as well as major league ball players and has made a great name for himself in the baseball industry. Eric brings knowledge of both business and baseball to Game on 13 and looks forward to working with your children in the future.
Holtz Bats was started from an Incredible Passion to give College kids the same quality bats used by the Pro’s at an affordable price. After working with hundreds of players and testing the product, Almost 3 to 1, Holtz bats and the Superior quality Maple was chosen in a Blind Label test. When players were told of the comparable price, Holtz Bats were born. We have been shipping quality bats all over the Country and are proud to have our bats in Collegiate leagues all over including Mid West, Utah , California, Myrtle Beach, NYCBL, NECBL, PG League and the Cape Cod League. ALL of our Bats are ink dot approved and come from ONLY the finest Mills used by the Big Guys. Adding the capability of choosing your label has given a fun twist to all of the players using our bats. Whether you purchase a Custom bat or buy from our Inventory, you will be using the finest Maple “Pro-Grade” Maple that is available on the market. Come on in and Give our Bats a Swing-They are available at GO-13 as well as on line at Holtzbats.com