Carl Fraticelli added to Hawai’i Coaching Staff

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

HawaiiBaseball HONOLULU – University of Hawai‘i head baseball coach Mike Trapasso announced the addition of Carl Fraticelli to the UH baseball coaching staff Thursday, as a volunteer assistant.

Fraticelli has spent 18 years as a baseball coach in some capacity, most recently as the head coach of the Hawai‘i Ali‘is in the Hawai‘i Collegiate Baseball League since 2006. He also was the head coach at Diablo Valley College and Los Medanos College earlier in his coaching career and spent a year as an area scout for the Oakland Athletics.

The Kalaheo graduate played his collegiate baseball at Loyola Marymount, where he earned his bachelors degree. Fraticelli was a two-time all-West Coast Conference honoree, helping the team to a College World Series appearance in 1986 and another NCAA Regional appearance in 1988. After his career at LMU, Fraticelli was drafted in the 19th round of the Major League Baseball draft by the Minnesota Twins. He would play for three years in the California League.

Following his playing career, Fraticelli was the head coach at Waimea High School on the island of Kaua‘i, earning KIF Coach of the Year honors three times. He then was an assistant coach at the City College of San Francisco and Laney College before landing the head position at Los Medanos.

Fraticelli earned his masters degree at St. Mary’s College and is a member of the Nissan Hawai‘i High School Hall of Honor (inducted in 1984).