Sievert's Sports History
Sievert's Sports has been your one stop, hometown sporting goods store since 1981. We have been providing for young athletes and servicing the public for over 30 years.
Family Owned and Operated for over 3 decades, we understand the importance of exceptional customer service. We want you to know how important you are to our Family and will do whatever we can to bring you the best products available.
From sneakers, boots, and cleats to personal awards, plaques, and trophies, we are here for you for your specific wants and needs. If it is personal screen-printing and embroidery you are looking for, we offer this service for all team, school, and business needs as well. We look forward to personally servicing you.
Your Friends at Sievert's.
Randall S. Wojdyla
CEO and Proprietor
Randall “Randy” is a native of North Hills, Pa., a suburb of Pittsburgh. He is a graduate of Slippery Rock University with a B.S. Degree in Health and Physical Education. Randy coached youth baseball and football during his high school and college years in his hometown. He also coached JV Baseball at SRU during his Senior year of college. After graduation Randy came to the Amsterdam, NY area for work that eventually led him to purchase a small sporting goods business called Sievert’s Sporting Goods in 1981. During the course of over 37 years Randy has taken this small hometown store that featured plaques, trophies, awards and club team uniforms to a larger retail family sporting goods business that incorporates name brand items, such as Nike, Under Armour, Adidas and Easton.
Randy is proud of the family business that he has nurtured into a successful retail hometown sporting goods store that services many communities with their youth & adult sport programs as well as the local school athletic programs. Throughout his tenure as owner of Sievert’s Sporting Goods Randy has supported the Amsterdam Community, Fulton & Montgomery Counties and the Capital District, as a youth coach of baseball, basketball and football. He is a proud father of three former HS and Collegiate athletes who all have worked along side of their father at the business. Randy is proud of his son Brennan, Son-in-law Tim, Aj and Cory working together as a dedicated team. He looks forward to the future of the family business which now includes a new online platform that makes it easier for more to experience this one of a kind family run store.
Tim Dado has been the Sievert's Sports Manager since 2003, graduating from Amsterdam High School in 2002 where he was a two sport athlete, lettering in Football and Baseball. He continued his education locally at Fulton Montgomery Community College where he played for the Raiders Baseball Team and attended UAlbany for his Bachelors. He continues his passion for his love of Baseball by being an active member of the local recreation Baseball and Softball programs in the summer and looks forward to the Saratoga Race season every year. Tim's love of sports, local community and helping others has been a driving force for his success as the Store Manager. His current position allows him to travel and work face to face with local Youth and High School teams programs in the Capital District to ensure they are aware of new rules, regulations and equipment for their upcoming season(s).
Customer Experience/Retail/Team Sales
Hi! My name is Brennan Wojdyla, son of the owner Randy Wojdyla. I’ve been around sports my whole life, it’s who I am. I graduated right here in Amsterdam in 2007 where I played baseball as a pitcher and first basemen. I then went on to Marist College where I pitched for the D1 Red Foxes.
Here at Sievert’s Sporting Goods we’re a team. We work as a team to give you the best experience you can have.
My main goal is to help the customer with any questions they might have. Getting you in the right footwear or team apparel is what I strive for.
Come by the shop! You’ll enjoy it!
As a third-generation native to Amsterdam, NY, AJ Sainato has been an involved member in the local community and Capital District since he was a young man. Receiving 3 Varsity Letters in Football, Swimming and Lacrosse; a 2001 Alumnus from AHS. Graduating from FMCC with a degree in Sports Management, AJ has taken seats to volunteer his time with Amsterdam Little Giants Football Program and the governing body for youth Lacrosse in the Capital District - Empire North Lacrosse Association. With the help from other, he began the Rugged Lacrosse Academy in 2015 to introduce and teach the game to local youth.
A NYS Certified Assistant Varsity Head Coach for Helderberg Valley Football, a combined school program from Duanesburg and Berne-Knox Westerlo, AJ truly enjoys being involved in the game from all angles. As Team Manager, he oversees the needs and wants of players, coaches and teams to make sure their needs are met for the training, practice and performance of today's local athletes to find success on and off the field.
Growing up just outside of Amsterdam along the Mohawk River he has long established roots in the area and community. An Eagle Scout and multi-sport high school athlete created a path for him to earn degrees in Business and Design.
He now enjoys running and participates in several local community run races along with the world renowned Utica Boilermaker every year. His passions for athletics, design, technology and service is a great compliment in his work at Sievert’s Sports.