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James Buccheri’s career includes over 22 years of professional experience playing for organizations such as the Oakland A’s, Tampa Bay Rays, and playing in the first World Baseball Classic in Orlando Florida. James was also the starting outfielder for Team Italy in the 2004 Olympics in Athens Greece and was honored to be voted to the Olympic All-Star Team. In addition to his professional playing experience, James has been coaching locally for various baseball clubs and providing private lessons to players of all ages for over 20 years. Currently, James is the director and head coach of the OC Scorpions Baseball Club and an ANHS baseball coach. He continues to actively provide individual and private instruction to local players and is proud to have two sons presently playing on Scorpions and at Aliso Niguel High School.
Heading into his 20th season coaching at the Varsity level with 17 years as Head Coach at Aliso Niguel High School. In 2019 Craig was Orange County's baseball coach of the year. Craig played 6 years of pfessional baseball with 5 of those years in the Padres organization and 1 year with the Mariners.
Heading into his 9th year of coaching baseball at Aliso Niguel High School with the last three years coaching at the varsity level.