Joe Caruso

JOE CARUSO - Hitting Coordinator and Director

Coach Joe Caruso attended the University of Alabama, where he was an All-American and All-SEC infielder.   In 1996, he broke the SEC tournament hit record, going 14-26, and in 1997 he broke the College World Series hit record, going 14-23.


Caruso became SEC Tournament Most Valuable Player in 1996 for his efforts and his team's championship run.

Coach Caruso was an 11th-round draft choice of the Kansas City Royals in the 1997 MLB draft.  In 2000, he was selected to the TX League All-Star team for his .313 average and 13 HR performance.

Coach Caruso is a former hitting coach for Crichton College and Meridian CC. Coach Caruso is currently the Director and Head of Player Placement for East Coast Baseball.