Board of Directors

Rob Purlee - President

Rob played both collegiate football (Quarterback) and collegiate basketball at Monmouth College. He spent 12 years as a College Basketball Coach before making a professional pivot into the financial services sector. He has coached youth baseball, softball, boys basketball, & girls basketball for both the OYAA & Olentangy Baseball Club. 


Joe Leonetti - Vice President

Joe is a graduate of The Ohio State University and has been a Senior Financial Advisor with Huntington since 1998. Joe was a three sport athlete in high school and also baseball through college. Joe has remained active in the Olentangy Community since 2004 while always coaching their kids in something… baseball, softball, soccer, swim team, golf.

As a father of four, Joe has spent a majorty of his last 20 years in youth sports coaching two boys in baseball and two daughters in softball… with two boys and one daughter playing baseball in our organization. Joe is all about “Community” & “Team” while enjoying being a part of Orange Athletics 


Shelly Torrano - Treasurer

Shelly has worked in the Insurance and Financial Services industry for over 25 years and began volunteering as the Olentangy Baseball Club Treasurer in Spring 2023. Her daughter is a graduate of Olentangy Berlin High School and is currently attending college in Florida. Her son attends Olentangy Berlin Middle School and has been playing for the OBC organization since 2021. Shelly has always enjoyed cheering for her kids in their various activities and volunteering in the community.  


Max Gunn - Director of Baseball

Varsity Baseball Assistant Coach @obhsbaseball || Special Education Teacher & Service Club Advisor OBHS || Director of Baseball & 14U Head Coach @OBC_Baseball


Jamie Hardy

Jamie is the 12U Orange coach and has been coaching baseball for 8 years. Jamie has two sons and helps coach them in baseball, basketball, and football. Jamie has been an OBC board member for two years and helps with various aspects of the club. 


Aaron Meyers - Baseball Operations

obcbaseballops@gmail.com


Chris Afre - Technology Director

Chris is the 10U Baseball and 12U Softball coach. Chris was a 3 sport athlete in high school and has 9 years of experience coaching baseball, softball, and football for OYAA, OPLL, Orange Baseball and Orange Softball Clubs.


Tom Sooy - Legal

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