Coach Altieri joined the team in 2021 after a long and distinguished career coaching high school baseball in Connecticut. He was the head coach for 25 years at Mark T. Sheehan High School, where he won four state championships (2001, 2004, 2010 and 2015). He has also coached at the college level (Quinnipiac) and club level (Connecticut College Baseball League). He has earned Coach of the Year awards from the New Haven Register, the Connecticut Sports Writers Alliance, and the Connecticut High School Coaches Association. Coach Altieri played high school baseball at Guilford High School, and played in college at Southern Connecticut State University.