Adrian Arango has been hired as coach of the Greenwich baseball team by athletic director Gus Lindine it was announced Wednesday morning.
Arango replaces Mike Mora, who resigned at the end of last season after spending numerous successful years as coach of the Cardinals. Mora spent two stints as Greenwich’s baseball coach.
Mora’s first coaching tenure at Greenwich lasted 13 seasons and he led the Cardinals to three appearances in the FCIAC finals and to the conference title in 2004. His resigned in 2013, then began his second coaching stint with Greenwich in 2017.
This past season, the Cardinals finished the regular season with a record of 11-9 and qualified for the CIAC Class LL Tournament with a strong finish. Greenwich posted a 5-4 win over New Milford in the first round of the Class LL Tournament, before losing to Newtown in the second round. Numerous players went on to play at the collegiate level, after graduating from Mora’s baseball program at GHS.
For the last several seasons, coach Arango has been a member of the New Canaan baseball and basketball coaching staffs. During his time at New Canaan, he assisted in leading the boys to a state basketball title. He’s coached baseball on multiple levels — as a head coach, an assistant coach and instructor. Arango has also served as a Stamford Amercian Legion coach.
Since 2012, Arango has taught in elementary schools in the Stamford Public School System.
A student-athlete at Stamford High School, Arango was a standout member of its baseball team, playing under coach Bobby Augustyn. During his high school baseball career, Stamford was recognized as an FCIAC All-West recipient.
Following his graduation from Stamford he earned bachelor of science in political science at the University of Connecticut. He also has a masters degree in elementary education from the University of Bridgeport.