Ed Campaniello

Campaniello has an extensive baseball background, having started with the Cincinnati Reds organization in 1995-96. As a player from 1995 to 2003, he finished with a career batting average of .304, including a batting title in the North Atlantic League. His nine-year career took him to various stops in independent baseball and the Cincinnati Reds organization, as well as a one-year stint with Rimni in the Italian Baseball League overseas where he helped the team to the A/1 title in 1999 by hitting .329 and taking home MVP.