Epic Sports Training and Fitness Academy
Epic Sports Training and Fitness Academy 

Our Team

Epic Sports Training and Fitness Academy boasts a staff of highly experienced and friendly sports training and fitness professionals. Check us out:

Richard Vaccaro-Owner

Epic Sports Training

     and   Fitness Academy


Coach Vaccaro is the lead softball instructor at Epic. He is a former men's semi-pro fastpitch softball windmill pitcher, and has coached fastpitch softball at the high school and college levels. He has been providing softball skills instruction to girls from 1st grade through college since 1998. His pitching students have included NCAA 1st Team All American pitchers and high school All-State, and All-County pitchers. 

Heather Bergman,

Fitness Director

Coach Bergman has a degree in Physical Education/Exercise Science and she heads the fitness program at Epic. An Assistant Softball Coach at Montclair State University, Coach Bergman conducts the agility training and fitness program for the MSU softball team. Heather was a 2nd Team All-NJAC Conference catcher at MSU and specializes in providing defensive skills lessons to catchers. 

John Bowerbank

Slap Hitting/Batting Instructor

A former men's fastpitch softball slap hitter for 25 years, Coach Bowerbank provides slap hitting and batting instructions to girls from 5th grade through college. 

Alex Hill, 

One of the top NCAA Division III pitchers in history, a 3 time NCAA DIII 1st Team All American and the 4 time NJAC Pitcher of the Year.  Alex assists with Epic softball clinics and camps. 

Elena Scarano, 

Westfield High School pitcher, Elena was the Union County Softball Player of the Year in 2013 and 1st Team All Union County pitcher in 2014.  Currently, Elena plays NCAA Division I Volleyball at Loyola University in Baltimore. Elena assists with softball camps and clinics run by Epic. 

Any Questions?

Epic Sports Training and Fitness Academy -

One Bay Street, Unit No. 1

Stirling (Long Hill Township), NJ 07980


Available Hours of Operation (Please Call)

7 am to 9 PM Weekdays

8 am to 8 PM Saturdays

1 pm to 9 PM Sundays

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