Nick Carnovale

Nick is a Managing Partner in Players Edge Athletics and the Ontario Athletics Baseball Club.  Nick stresses details, passion, and fundamentals to help the athlete reach their potential.

Nick brings over 20 years of baseball experience, both playing at the highest level and coaching the elite programs at the Ontario Athletics.

Our staff

Players Edge Athletics was born out of the determination and passion for the game of Nick Carnovale and Joe Fezza.The Facility is an offspring of the Ontario Athletics Baseball Club and it's success,

Each of our Instructors has guided young athletes up through the ranks from youth sports to University/Collegiate levels, with great success.

Players Edge Athletics Baseball Camps located in Newmarket, ON also offers, Clinics, and Private Lessons providing the young athlete the opportunity to learn the fundamentals, develop, and progress to the next level.

We strive to deliver the best possible training for baseball with hitting, pitching, fielding and catching. We offer a great group of instructors that have collegiate experience and have a love and passion for the game. 

Our goal is to promote a great atmosphere for individuals while training. We develop a relationship with you and your instructor, and of course provide second to none training to ensure your success. Our number one goal here at Players Edge Athletics is to see every individual leave here with the best possible training and get them to the next level. Whether that be high school, college or professional, every kid dreams of playing at the next level. 

We feel with our knowledge, commitment to our clients, and the type of training we offer, we will give you a better chance at reaching the NEXT LEVEL.

who we are

Players Edge Athletics Inc.

Joe Fezza

Joe is a Managing Partner in Players Edge Athletics and the Ontario Athletics Baseball Club.

Joe has over 25 years of Coaching and Sports Management experience.

Alex Cleveland-Iliffe

Alex comes to us from Colorado State University, where he played OF. 

He played his local ball with Team Ontario, as well as Newmarket High School and is a product of Sharon, Ontario.

Alex brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in all aspects of baseball,  

Mackenzie Campese 

Mackezie is our resident Softball Instructor.

Mackenzie played baseball for Team Ontario at the girl’s National Championships as a pitcher, infielder and outfielder from 2015 - 2017.

While playing for Team Ontario, Mackenzie received a gold and silver medal, as well as 3 MVP awards.

Mackenzie also plays part-time for the Ontario Athletics.

Additionally, Mackenzie rounds her athletic play by being a member of the Aurora Diggers Softball team and continues to attract interest from various universities for her graduating year. 

Sam Stelnick

Sam comes to us from Okanagan College in BC where he was their ACE pitcher for 3 seasons.

Sam is a product of the Ontario Athletics Baseball Club, and he brings a wealth of knowledge in pitching, fielding and hitting.

We are glad to have Sam back with Players Edge and the Ontario Athletics!

Zack Sardellitti

Zack comes to us from Davenport University where he recently completed his 4 year program.

While playing for the Panthers, he was elected 1st team All-WHAC.

Started 37 games as a Catcher and two as the Designated Hitter.

In 46 appearances Zack hit 11 doubles, drew 15 walks, picked off four runners while catching 27 stealing.
High School Highlights: Lettered four years as a Catcher at St. Joan of Arc.

Represented Canada on the Junior National team,  as both a Jr. and Sr.

He also won a gold medal in the Canada Cup.

Zack brings a wealth of knowledge in Catching, Pitching and Hitting.