Choose an instructor

We have a talented staff of instructors. 

Choose an instructor based on what you are looking for and take a look at our instructors bio. Contact the instructor directly to schedule a lesson. All athletes MUST complete the new waiver before participating in BBC programming. 


Jim Joyce
David Griffin
Matt McGrath
Onix Mercado
Scott Creedon


Bill Berman
John Richardi
Jim Joyce
Joe Hock
Tim Zaniboni
Kevin Perdios
Jamie Walsh
Onix Mercado
Lou Proietti


Joe Hock
Tim Zaniboni
Onix Mercado


Bill Berman
John Richardi
Kevin Perdios
Jamie Walsh
Onix Mercado

Our Instructors

Checkout our talented and experienced coaches below to learn more about them and to pick one to work with. You can contact the coach directly to coordinate a lesson.

Jim Joyce

Hitting and Pitching- available by appointment

Level 1 Accredited Interscholastic Coach
Level A and B USA Baseball Certified Coach
Braintree High School Varsity Player (1996-1998)
Braintree Legion Post 86 (1996-1998) Assistant Coach Braintree Legion Post 86 (2003-2006)
Head Coach Braintree Legion Post 86 (2007-2013)
Assistant Coach Braintree High School (2003-2008)
Head Coach Braintree High School Junior Varsity (2009-Present)
Braintree Bandits AAU Coach (2015-Present)
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John Richardi

Hitting and Fielding-available all days

Braintree High School Varsity Player (1978-82)
Braintree Legion Post 86 (1978-1982) UMass Dartmouth (1982)
USMC (1983-1987)
Braintree American Little League Coach (1998-2015)
Braintree Legion Post 86 Coach (2007-2018)
Braintree Bandits AAU Coach (2015-Present)
Voted Top 3 Second Basemen by Win Bates All-Braintree High School Team

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Bill Berman

Hitting and Fielding-available all days

Thayer Academy Baseball (1983-1985) Holbrook American Legion (1983-1985) University of Rochester Baseball (1985-1988)
Mizuno AAU Baseball Coach (2009,2011)
Weymouth Wildcats AAU Coach (2010) JM Force 9u AAU Spring Coach (2014) Braintree Bandits AAU Coach (2015-Present)
Archbishop Williams Freshman Coach (2016)
Archbishop Williams Junior Varsity Coach (2017-2020)
Archbishop Williams Varsity Head Coach (2021- Pressent)
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Tim Zaniboni

Catching, hitting, and fielding - available by appointment

North Quincy high school varsity player (1993-1996)
HOF for both Football and Baseball Morrisette Legion Post 294 player (1992-1996)
Massachusetts Maritime Academy player (1996-2000)
HOF for both Football and Baseball .464 batting average single season school record Athlete of the year
2000 Cape Cod League player (1999) Massachusetts Maritime Academy catchers coach for southern training (2001-2002)
Massachusetts Maritime Academy fall ball assistant coach (2002)
South Shore Spartans AAU coach (2000-2007)
13u State Champions (2002)
15u National Champions (2004)
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Joe Hock

Hitting and Catching - available by appointment

Braintree High School Varsity Baseball Player (2009-2011)
Braintree Legion Post 86 Baseball Player (2009-2012)
Roger Williams University Baseball Player (2011-2015)
Braintree American Junior Legion Head Coach (2018-Present)
Braintree Bandits Head Coach (2019-Present)

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Kevin Perdios

Hitting and Fielding - available by appointment

Dean College Baseball (2014)
Merrimack College Club Baseball (2015-2017)
Archbishop Williams High School Freshman Coach (2019-Present) Braintree Bandits Assistant Coach (2016-2019)
Braintree Bandits Fall 15u Coach (2018-Present)
Braintree Bandits Head Coach (2019-Present)
Braintree Bandits Fall Ball 7-9 year olds (2019-Present)

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Jamie Walsh

Hitting, Fielding, Base running - available by appointment

North Quincy High School (1981)
Hall of Fame for both Football and Baseball Boston College (1986)
South Shore Seadogs Head Coach (2007) Mizuno AAU Baseball Head Coach (2008-2015)
Boston Prospects Coach (2016-2017) Bandits 18u Fall Ball Head Coach (2018-Present)
Braintree High School Assistant Coach (2018-Present)
Brockton Rox Hitting Coach 2022 Season

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Dave Griffin

Pitching - available by appointment

Hanover, MA native graduated from Hanover High in 2014. Went on to Curry College where he shined as the team’s Ace all 4 years including winning the 2015 CCC Championship his freshman year. Griffin along the way pitched 238 career innings with 227 strikeouts with a 2.08 career ERA before graduating in 2018. In May of 2019 he signed his first professional contract with the independent baseball team, the Gary SouthShore Railcats in Gary, Indiana and returned to the team in 2021. Through 6 starts, Griffin posted a 1-1 record with a 4.30 ERA through 31.1 innings on the mound with 36 strikeouts compared to just 10 walks. In June of 2021 his contract was purchased by the New York Mets. After 7 starts for their Low-A affiliate, Port St. Lucie Mets, Griffin got the call up to their High-A affiliate, the Brooklyn Cyclones.

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Onix Mercado

Pitching, Fielding, Catching and Hitting - available by appointment

Francisco Mendoza High School, Puerto Rico (1998) Kirkwood Community College, Iowa (1999)
Signed as Free Agent to Cincinnati Reds (2000)
From 2000-2006 batting average .267 with 16 homeruns and 132 RBI in 304 games for the Reds Organization
Bench Coach, Catcher Instructor and BullPen Catcher in Cincinnati Organization (2003 coaching)
Owned and operated Professional Baseball Clinic in Puerto Rico (2006-2012) Instructor at Dirt Dawgs (2012-2020)
Braintree Bandits AAU Head Coach (2020-Present) Instructor at at Braintree Baseball Club (2020-Present)

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Scott Creedon

Pitching - available by appointment

 Braintree High School (2016) 2x Super 8 State Champion and Super 8 MVP Broward College Baseball (2016-2017) Northwestern Oklahoma State Baseball (2018-Present) Futures Collegiate Baseball League Bristol Blues (2016) Brockton Rox (2019)
2019 All-Star New England Collegiate Baseball League – Vermont Mountaineers (2017) Braintree Bandits AAU Assistant Coach 14u team (2017)
11 AAU Bandits Coach

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Lou Proietti

Hitting - available by appointment

Hitting and Defense-available by appointment UMASS Amherst Varsity Baseball Player (2005-2007)
Marina Di Ravenna Waves Baseball Player (2009) Georgetown Preparatory School Baseball Coach (2011-2013)
Oneonta Outlaws (Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League) Coach (2010-2012) Rider University Assistant Coach (2013-2015)
Plymouth Pilgrims (New England Collegiate Baseball League) Coach (2013-2016) Stonehill College Associate Head Baseball Coach (2015-2019)
Head Coach of Division 1 Saint Peter’s University (2019-2022)
Associate Head Coach Stonehill College (Present)

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