Hawai‘i head baseball coach Mike Trapasso announced the hiring of Carl
assistant coach. Fraticelli has been on the UH staff for three years as a
volunteer assistant and now assumes a full-time position on the coaching staff.
very happy to announce Carl Fraticelli as our new assistant," said Trapasso.
"His body of work is very impressive and speaks for itself. He's been a head
coach at two junior colleges, a
full-time professional scout, and a head coach at the high school level. He was a
successful player at Loyola Marymount, playing in the College World Series and
later professionally in the Minnesota Twins organization. His
knowledge and experience make him a great asset to our program."
has spent 21 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
High School graduate
played his collegiate baseball at Loyola Marymount, where he earned his
bachelor's 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. Fraticelli was drafted in the 19th round of the
Major League Baseball draft by the Minnesota Twins and would play for three
years in the California League.
his playing career, Fraticelli was the head coach at Waimea High School on
Kaua‘i, earning league 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 coaching position at Los Medanos.
earned his master's degree at St. Mary's College and is a 1984 inductee of the
Nissan Hawai‘i High School Hall of Honor.