Navs Welcome Jay Judson as 2019 Skipper

Coach Jay Judson played high school baseball at the Franklin School in New York City where he was a 2 time all state third baseman.  As a senior in high school, Judson was drafted in the 5th round by the Milwaukee Brewers.  Instead of signing with the Brewers, Jay accepted a baseball scholarship to play at American University in Washington D.C.  He spent 2 years at American University where he was the first freshman to start in the programs history.  After his sophomore year Judson was forced to transfer because of a family illness.  Jay returned to his home state of New Jersey to be closer to his family and played at Rutgers University to continue his college career.  After playing two years at Rutgers University, Jay was drafted by the NY Mets.   

 

He played in the NY Mets minor league system for 4 years and spent one year in Rookie Ball with the Newark Co-Pilots.  He was then promoted to Double A where he spent 3 years playing 3rd base with the Jackson Mets. 

Coach Judson began his coaching career with Bergen Community College in Paramus, N.J. as an assistant head coach for 2 years and was then promoted to Head Coach for the next 4 years.  He led Bergen C.C. to the regional finals 3 years in row which were the only years Bergen went to the regionals.  He then took the head coaching job at the Dwight School in Manhattan, N.Y. where he won 3 State Championships in 5 years.

Jay resides in Boca Raton, Florida where he was the Associate Head Coach and hitting coach at Coral Springs H.S. for a number of years and now is an Assistant Coach and hitting coach at Miami Country Day School. He was also a Head Coach in the South Florida Collegiate Baseball League for 4 years but now is taking on the Head Coaching position with the Palm Beach Navigators.

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