Joe played 4 years as a catcher at Division 1 Iona College from 1995-1999. The team made the Maac Tournament all 4 years during that time. Before Iona College Joe played at Iona Prep, graduating in 1995. Iona Prep won both the Division and Archdiocesan championship in 1995. Joe batted .424 that season as the teams cleanup hitter and first baseman and was named to the CHSAA All Star Team held at Yankee Stadium. In that game Joe started and went 2-2 including a double that hit the left field wall. Since graduating college, Joe has coached at Iona Prep in the early 2000’s as the varsity hitting coach and then coached multiple travel teams, including Monroe the past 2 years.