Diego led the Baruch College Campus HS Blue Devils (New York, NY) to its first playoff appearance in school history during his sophomore season before transferring to Benjamin N. Cardozo HS in Queens, where he captained the Judges to a 35-2 combined record during his junior and senior seasons.
Selected as a New York City Mayor’s Cup All-Star in 2012 prior to his collegiate career, Diego went on to play first base and outfield for the Hofstra University Pride and the Queens College Knights. Serving as team captain during his tenure at Queens, Diego was selected as a North Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League (NACBL) All-Star in 2015, the same season he led the Knights in extra-base hits and RBI.
Currently coaching for the Cadets Baseball Academy, Diego serves as Coach Lugo's team leader for player & instructor development, email marketing campaigns, and Hudson Valley RBI. Diego holds a Coaches Certification with USA Baseball, and is a member of the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA).
Team: New York Yankees
Movie: The Shining
TV Show: The Office
Fun Fact: Diego enjoys collecting vintage New Era caps - especially if they’re from an All-Star Game or World Series!.