John Musachio joins the Michigan State baseball staff as a volunteer assistant coach for the 2005 season.
Musachio worked as an assistant coach for three seasons at St. Joseph's High School in Westchester, Ill., and York High School in Elmhurst, Ill.
Musachio, who will work primarily with outfielders and hitters, played professionally in the Chicago White Sox organization after lettering for four seasons at Bradley University for coach Dewey Kalmer.
While at Bradley, Musachio was a two-time All-Missouri Valley Conference selection as an outfielder. He was named a three-time Academic All-MVC selection for the Braves. Musachio was named team captain in his senior season and Most Valuable Player in 1996 in which he led Bradley to a 40-22 record that included a pair of upset wins over then top-ranked Wichita State.
During Musachio's four years at BU, the Braves finished with a record of 145-91 which included two appearances in the conference championship game. The 145 victories are the most during a four-year stretch in school history.
Musachio currently resides in East Lansing and is pursuing a master's degree in education administration.