A native of Waterloo, NY, Steve Speno is in his sixth year as assistant coach for Herkimer, supporting the team as a pitching coach for three years during its national championship season (2013), transitioning to scouting and player advancements the past three years.
Prior to that, Speno was an assistant coach for Finger Lakes Community College, responsible for pitching and hitting development. Before that, in 2010 and 2011 he was the Lakers head coach.
Speno has also coached All-Star softball players from around the country for Triple Crown Sports at the Colorado Sparkler and Rising Stars recruiting tournaments since 2010, coaching in some capacity in softball since 1986.
As an assistant coach at Waterloo High School, he coached teams that won seven Section V Class B titles in 15 years. He has coached ASA softball teams that played at the national level for the past 10 years.
He owns Speno Financial Consulting and received his bachelor's degree in Finance from Rochester Institute of Technology in 1976. He has three daughters, Alyssa, Jennifer and Nicole, all of whom played D-II & D-III college softball.