Joe Raccuia

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Biographical Information[edit]

Joe Raccuia was a college coach for over twenty years.

Raccuia graduated from Radford University in 1995 and became an assistant there under Lew Kent in 1996. He then spent 1997-1999 as hitting coach and recruiting coordinator at George Washington University. Raccuia moved to George Mason University as hitting coach for the 2000-2003 seasons. He was head coach at Marist College in 2004-2005, going 58-51.

In 2006-2007, he was recruiting coordinator and hitting coach at the University of Alabama. He then returned to Radford, now as head coach, in July 2007. Inheriting a 10-win club, he got 24 wins in 2008 then was 26-24 in 2009, only the 5th winning season in school annals. He won over 400 games and took the 2015 & 2017 Radford teams to the NCAA tournament before stepping down after the 2019 season. He was then offered a coach with the New York Mets chain.

Raccuia was scheduled to be the bench coach for the GCL Mets in 2020 before the minor league season was cancelled due to COVID-19. He was bench coach of the Binghamton Rumble Ponies in 2021.

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Source: Radford bio