Matt DeSantis - Founder and CEO

Matt DeSantis is the founder and CEO of AC Sports. ACB is a Tournament hosting company founded in 2007. His tournaments quickly became some of the largest on the East Coast, with the Cap Classic® Pittsburgh growing to 200 teams in 2017, then reaching 243 teams in 2018 as well as being receiving the “Sports Event to Watch in 2018 Award” by the Sports Events Magazine. In a 2016 VisitPittsburgh study, it was found that the Cap Classic® Pittsburgh (2016) brought $3.3 million in direct spending to the Greater Pittsburgh region. The economic impact in just the Greater Pittsburgh Area was in excess of $4 million in direct spending! In 2018, ACB launched sister events with the formation of Atlantic Coast Softball. 2020 will see the launch of Atlantic Coast Lacrosse. Prior to launching the AC line and Cap Classic® Tournament Series, Matt was the General Manager, coach and instructor for one of Pittsburgh’s largest travel baseball organizations, home to over 1,000 players. Matt holds an Associate’s degree in Sports Management from Keystone College and a Bachelor’s in Social Sciences from the University of Pittsburgh.

Kaitlin Gronski - Tournament Director

Originally from West Leechburg, Kaitlin graduated from Leechburg Area High School in 2012. Having a passion for sports, she then pursued her Sport Management degree with a minor in Health and Fitness at California University of PA. After picking up a ball and glove when she was 3, she has never looked back and found her home at AC Softball. When she's not eat, sleep, and breathing softball, she enjoys water and snow sports and taking her dogs on adventures.

Carl Bailey - Digital Media and Marketing Manager

Carl is from North Huntingdon, PA and is a graduate of Norwin High School. After finishing his high school career, he moved on to the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg where he studied management. Eventually after transitioning from management to a marketing focus, he found his way to AC Sports, where he has been since February 2019. Carl is passionate about the sport of baseball and has used that to help grow AC Sports’ websites and social media profiles.