Coach Vennochi is entering his fifth season as the head coach of Emerson’s Baseball Program. In his first four seasons at the helm, the team become increasingly competitive in the NEWMAC conference.
The Melrose MA native, graduated from Emerson in 2011 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism, and a minor in Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations. He then completed his Masters of Education in Athletic Administration at Endicott College’s Van Loan School in 2013.
Vennochi played three seasons for the Lions Baseball Program, including being named a captain and team’s MVP his senior year. In his three seasons, Vennochi tallied 81 hits and a .299 average over his 95-game collegiate career. He was a part of Emerson Baseball’s most successful season in 2010 when the club won 15 games.
Before coming back to his alma mater in summer 2015, Vennochi coached the club baseball team at nearby conference rival Babson College for two seasons. In addition, he worked camps, clinics, and did personal instruction at Extra Innings in Middleton MA. He also was an assistant coach for the Wesleyan University softball team in the spring of 2015.
He is also the franchise holder (2014 – present) for the Malden Maddogs in the Boston based Intercity League. In the summer of 2019, the Maddogs made their first playoff appearance, and won 10 games.
Vennochi currently lives in Groton MA with his wife Hannah.