Steve played 12 years of professional baseball after being selected in the 5th round of the 1995 MLB Draft by the Boston Red Sox. He was named the Red Sox minor league player of the year and the Red Sox top prospect in 1999, making his MLB debut later that year. Steve also played for the Baltimore Orioles, Cincinnati Reds, and Minnesota Twins.
Joe is a 30 year college coaching veteran including 21 years as the Head Coach at Lafayette College in Easton, PA. Lafayette participates at the NCAA DI level and is a member of the Patriot League. The Leopards appeared in the Patriot League Tournament 11 times during Joe’s tenure and won the 2007 championship advancing to the NCAA DI Baseball Tournament. Prior to Lafayette, Joe was an assistant coach at the United States Naval Academy, Lehigh University, and Columbia High School in Maplewood, NJ. Joe was a 4 year player at Lehigh University as an outfielder.
– 2nd year with Show
– 4yrs with NB Training Facility
– JV Head coach at Trinity High School 2015-2018
– Coached for JR. Spinners 2015-2018
– Hurricanes Director of Player Development
– 3yr starter Johnson & Wales University 2011-2014
Kevin Canty is currently the head baseball coach at Wakefield HS (MA) and has held that position since 2017. Prior to Wakefield, Coach Canty was the head baseball coach at Bishop Fenwick HS in Peabody from 2012 – 2017. Coach Canty also was a varsity assistant coach at Peabody Veterans Memorial High School from 2007 – 2012. Coach Canty has been with Show New England Baseball since 2012, coaching a variety of teams including 12u, 14u, 15u, 18u Showcase and currently coaches the 16u Showcase team, doing so since 2015. Coach Canty’s big focus at Show has always been defense/fielding as well as developing an approach to hitting that works at both the HS and college level. Coach Canty played high school baseball at Lynnfield HS and in numerous summer leagues (Inter-City, ITL and Twi-League).
Brandon, a former Show New England player, was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 22nd round of the 2016 MLB Draft as a Right-Handed Pitcher after playing Division 1 College baseball at Bryant University as a Right-Handed Pitcher and Utility Player, appearing at 8 of the 9 positions on the field in college. In Professional Baseball, serving primarily as a reliever, he appeared in 102 games, throwing 140 innings while giving up 131 hits, pitching to a career 3.99 ERA. Brandon ended his professional career as a two-way player with the New York Boulders.
In College, Brandon was a two-time All-New England Selection pitching to a career record of 15 wins and 8 losses and a 3.84 ERA. While also hitting .300 with 15 homeruns and 87 RBI in 150 games played, spending most of his time playing the infield and corner outfield.
Life after baseball: Brandon is now a NASM Certified Personal Trainer, specializing in Athletic Performance, as well as a Certified Nutrition Coach. He will be heading the program’s Pitching Development and Strength and Conditioning programming.
Director of Recruiting and College Admissions
Peter Delani is the Director of Recruiting & College Admissions for Show Baseball & Softball. As a educator since 1990, he works directly with Show athletes and their parents, helping student athletes reach their athletic and academic goals at the collegiate level. Delani has been a baseball and academic fixture on the North Shore since the 1980’s as a player, coach and professional scout. Delani played and graduated from Wakefield HS and from UMass Amherst. His playing days continued well into his 30’s in the Inter City League.
As the Head Varsity Coach at Masconomet from 1992 – 2006, Delani developed 44 players who went on to play collegiately, three of which professionally. Under his guidance Masconomet won three Division 2 North Titles and the 2000 Division 2 State Championship. Delani was the 1995 Boston Globe Coach of The Year, as well as the 2000 Lawrence Eagle Tribune Coach of the Year.
From 2009 to 2011, Delani was the General Manager of the North Shore Navigators in the New England Collegiate Baseball League. Twenty eight of his players were drafted into the MLB during that time, including two first round draft picks: Sean Gilmartin, Florida State to the Atlanta Braves and Eric Jagielo, Notre Dame to the New York Yankees.
Delani also spent nine years as a Major League Baseball Scout for the Colorado Rockies & Cincinnati Reds.
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Ralph has coached baseball at different levels and age groups since 1997. He has been an integral part of the development and success of many players that have gone on to play collegiate and professional baseball.
Ralph has taken teams to compete in some of the top baseball tournaments in the United States. His experience and vast knowledge of the game has gained him respect by some of the top collegiate and professional coaches in the business. His ability to break down and analyze the mechanics of a baseball player is a true asset to the Show staff.
As part of the Show Baseball Academy staff, Ralph is also responsible for contacting college coaches and professional scouts for our players.
Ralph’s passion and dedication to promote the game is second none. His modest and humble motto is simple and rings true for our academy: “It’s not about the coach, it’s about the player.”