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July 10, 2014

NT's Glowacki named Hilbert baseball coach

Tonawanda News — After four seasons with Hilbert College, North Tonawanda Native Matt Glowacki has been named the head coach of the institution’s baseball team.

Glowacki, 26, was named by Hilbert’s Athletic Director Jon Czarnecki as the team’s top man on June 30.

“I am very blessed to have this opportunity,” said Glowacki on accepting the position. “I am looking forward to running my own program. It is a dream come true.”

Glowacki is the brother of Cardinal O’Hara’s Zach Glowacki, 18, who was named to the All-Tonawanda News baseball squad in July. The younger Glowacki will join the Niagara Purple Eagles next season, making the team as a center fielder.

For the last three years, Glowacki has bee Hilbert’s assistant coach, serving as the teams hitting specialist.

“My goal from day one will be to get better each and every day.  ‘Be better than I was yesterday’ will be the motto for our baseball team and program, said Glowack. “I’m really happy to be here, it’s something that I’ve been thinking about for a long time.”

This position with Hilbert, which is located in Hamburg, will be Glowacki’s first as the head of a collegiate program.

In the summer, Glowacki coaches in the Rochester Collegiate Baseball League, a summer program for college-level ball players.

Before Hilbert, Glowacki coached at Niagara Catholic High School and St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute.

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