Chaos Coaching Staff

Joe Spina

President Chaos Organization

Head Coach 18U Gold

Coach Spina is entering his 21st season with the Chaos Organization. Starting with the 14U team in 1998 he has worked through every level into his current position as Gold Team Head Coach and current Organization President.  During his tenure he has had a very successful track record helping hundreds of girls to reach their dream of playing softball at the collegiate level. Countless games and tournaments over the years he had his best finish in 2015 when his Gold Team was ranked #8 Nationally. Overseeing pitchers and pitch calling he has coached 5 Gatorade Players of the Year, 2 All Americans and countless All Region and All State Selections. Before Chaos, Coach Spina was involved in Softball, Basketball and Soccer in the Aldan Girls' Club from 1987 to 2003. Sat on the board of directors of the Aldan Girls' Club as the corresponding secretary from 1989 to to 2003. Coached CYO Basketball and Softball for St Joseph's in Collingdale from 1995 to 2004. Coached Softball at the Brandywine Youth Club from 2004 - 2006. Coached Boys Baseball, Football, Soccer and Basketball from 2011 to Current. Assistant Coach Garnet Valley HS Softball from 2007 - 2012. He is currently the owner and operator of Proprep Concrete Services. Joe and his wife have five children, a son, four daughters (all Chaos Alumni) and three grandchildren. 

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Tom Scarpato

Assistant Coach 18U Gold

Coach Scarpato has been coaching softball for 15 years, 12 of them with Chaos.  He has coached in-house, rec ball, middle school and travel softball with experience at the travel ball level from U10 through U18 Gold. He has two daughters who have come through the Chaos organization from U10 through U18 Gold to continue playing at the collegiate level.   He enjoys coaching travel softball while helping girls prepare to play at the next level and more importantly helping girls prepare for life.  Using lessons learned from softball and translating these lessons into life lessons is the best experience in coaching, especially when you see the girls get it and understand it. 

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Jennifer Balint
Chaos Director of Pitching

Jenn Balint is a native New Yorker who pitched/played Division I Softball at St. John’s University in Queens, NY.  She has been developing pitchers from 10U all the way up to the collegiate level in private lessons, camps and clinics for the past 12 years. Jenn was the West Chester University Pitching Coach from 2017-2019 helping the team to a top eight finish in both seasons making it all the way to the Division II Softball College World Series. Jenn is married and lives in Middletown, De. She has four children, three boys, one in high school and two that currently play football at Shippensburg University. And one daughter, a Chaos alumni, playing for Spina’s 18U Gold team where she was recruited to pitch at the University of Oregon. Jenn is a Registered Nurse working full time as a Nursing Instructor at Delaware Technical and Community College.

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Johnny McGarvey
Chaos Director of Hitting

John McGarvey (Coach Johnny) has been coaching softball since the fall of 2017 with Pa Chaos. Coach Johnny is also an assistant baseball coach for Immaculata University, and has been with the Macs for three seasons.  The main mission for Coach Johnny is using coaching as an avenue to teach young adults/ athletes real life lessons, and help humans become better everyday.  His main points of focus are hard work, routine, time management, honesty and respect.  As a player development coach, Coach Johnny specializes in hitting and catching, but also has a lot of experience in infield and outfield work.  Throughout his experience coaching with Pa Chaos, Coach Johnny has worked with hundreds of softball players and has aided in their journey of becoming student athletes at the next level. Prior to becoming a coach, Coach Johnny was an all conference catcher at Penn State Berks, as well as won two conference championships.  While at Penn State Berks, Coach Johnny studied kinesiology, and participated in multiple studies around biomechanics, anatomy, exercise physiology, sports performance, and more.  Coach Johnny has a passion for softball and baseball and continues to learn everyday as he strives to be the best possible coach he can be.