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John Dobkowski

Chair Since September 2021

John Dobkowski was born and was raised in New York City. He attended Grover Cleveland High School in Queens and John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Manhattan. His parents were originally from Poland. John played JV and Varsity Baseball at Cleveland. At John Jay College he set the City University of New York Athletic Conference record for career wins (30). For his career, he was 30-15 with 242 K in 303 1/3 IP. He was 3x CUNY All-Star, a CUNYAC Pitcher of the Year and John Jay Male Athletic in 2006, ECAC Merit Award winner and CUNY champion in 2007, John Jay Hall of Famer 2012. Receive a Proclamation from Councilwoman Gale Brewer and the City Council of New York City for community service. He helped coach the team during the fall and winter training for four seasons. After college, he signed with the Midwest Sliders and played in the New York State League in 2008. In 2009, he played for Den Hague Storks in the Netherlands and coached the Juniors. In 2010 and 2011, he signed with Germany's Gauting Indians where he played for the Senior team and coached the Juniors and Women softball teams. In the 2011 European Championship Qualifiers, 

Dobkowski pitched for the Polish national team. He helped lead Poland to an upset of Austria, holding them to one unearned run in a complete game victory. He allowed eight hits and three walks while fanning five.

In 2013, he was hired to be the Manager and Director of baseball operations in Austria for the Attnang Puchheim Athletics. He created and participated in the foundation of bringing baseball into the community and schools, to increase awareness and memberships of players to the club. He additionally ran all the youth practices.

In 2014, he was hired to be the manager and director of Baseball and Softball Operations in Belgium for the Gent Knights. He helped coach the Men to winning the Belgium championship and having a perfect 6-0 record for the ladies in the second half of their season. He additionally ran all the youth practices.

Currently he is the President of the Polish American Baseball & Softball Foundation. 

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