Armando Bombino

ARMANDO BOMBINO

Armando Bombino

Founder and President of the Crystal Lake Cardinals and Phenom Illinois

  • Coaching for over 40 years at High School and Summer College levels
  • President of the Crystal Lake Cardinals since 1990
  • President of Phenom Illinois and Phenom Midwest since 2017
  • General Manager & Head Coach – Cardinals Summer College team since 1999
  • Commissioner of the Metropolitan Collegiate Baseball League of Illinois since 2012
  • Summer College Record since 1999 of 772 wins and 386 losses
  • Manager of the Year – Chicago Suburban Baseball Semi Pro League – 2009 & 2014
  • National Champions NABF Summer College Baseball – 2009 & 2014
  • Metro College Summer League Champions twelve (12) times since 1999
  • Coached 4 players that have played at the MLB level
  • Coached 34 College players that have been drafted by MLB teams
  • Coached 12 College players that have played Independent League baseball
  • American Coaches Baseball Association member for over 25 years
  • 2020 Chicago Suburban Baseball League Hall of Fame
  • 2017 Recipient of the Amateur Service Award by the Pitch and Hit Club of Chicago