Tim Lavigne Baseball Camp Staff
Tim LaVigne is in his first year as the varsity baseball head coach at Norfolk Academy. He spent the last 5 seasons as the pitching coach for the ODU Monarchs.
LaVigne, a standout reliever at the University of Virginia, played 11 seasons in the minors after being selected in the 32nd round of the 2000 Major League Baseball draft by the New York Mets. He also played with the New York Yankees and Houston Astros organizations.
In 2002, LaVigne had 16 saves for Binghamton, the New York Mets AA affiliate. He had 22 saves, a 5-3 record with a 2.87 earned run average in 2009 with the Acereros de Monclova in the Mexican league. He won six games in 2001 and 2009, as he finished his career with 109 saves and a 3.71 earned run average. LaVigne also fanned 451 batters in 664.2 innings of work.
In 2006, LaVigne appeared in 45 games for the AAA Norfolk Tides, going 3-2 with a 2.62 ERA while striking out 49 batters. He was named the Norfolk Tides Pitcher of the Year. That same year, LaVigne was selected to the Puerto Rican League All-Star Team. He was also named to the 2009 Mexico Summer League All-Star Team.
At Virginia, LaVigne played shortstop and closed for the Cavaliers. He is in the all-time leaders at UVA in appearances with 92 and career saves with 18. He ranks fifth in single season appearances with 27 in 1997, and led the Cavaliers in saves in 1998 with 7 and 2000 with 6. As a hitter, he still holds the school's all-time mark for being hit by a pitch 48 times.
LaVigne was the team captain at Virginia and was named Second Team All-ACC shortstop and ACC All-Tournament in 2000. He was named the Cape Cod Summer Baseball League Outstanding Relief Pitcher in 1998.
In 1999 and 2000 LaVigne was awarded the Billy Word Memorial trophy presented to that athlete who exemplifies the highest qualities of leadership, cooperative spirit and unselfish service in the interest of athletics at the University of Virginia.
LaVigne led Cox High School to the 1996 Virginia AAA state title. He earned First Team All-Beach District, All-Eastern Region, and Second Team All-state as a senior. His jersey number was retired at Cox High School in 2009.
LaVigne graduated in 2000 from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Politics.
Paul Bottigliero is in his first year as Associate Head Coach and Recruiting Coordinator for Bryant and Stratton College.
From 2011-2015, Bottigliero was on the Old Dominion Baseball coaching staff as the volunteer assistant coach and camp director. Bottigliero coached the catchers, first-basemen, and hitters for the Monarchs. He also served as the third-base coach for ODU.
Bottigliero, graduated from Monmouth University in 2009. He played first base and right field for MU and set a single season home run record with 17 in 2009, while earning All-Northeast Conference honors. He helped lead Monmouth to the 2009 Northeast Conference championship where they advanced to the Oxford Mississippi Regional. Monmouth also won the 2008 NEC regular season title.
Bottigliero knocked in a team best 58 runs with a .631 slugging percentage in 2008 as a junior, where he ranked fourth on the team with a .313 batting average.
Prior to arriving at Monmouth, Bottigliero ranked 10th nationally in home runs with 16 in 2005 while at Garden City Community College (Kansas). He twice helped lead the Broncbusters to the Region 6 finals.
Bottigliero was a two-time All-State selection at Jonathan Law High School in Milford, CT and was a three-time All-Area New Haven Register and Connecticut Post as well as All-South West Conference selection. As a senior in 2004 he was the South West Conference Player of the Year.
Steven Goldburg is currently in his fifth year as a varsity baseball assistant coach at Norfolk Academy.
As a student at Vanderbilt, Goldburg worked closely with the baseball team’s pitching staff as a student assistant and bullpen catcher from 2005-2008. During his time as a bullpen catcher, the Commodores made 3 NCAA post-season appearances. Vanderbilt also won the SEC regular season and tournament championship in 2007. Twenty-one pitchers from those teams went on to be selected in the MLB draft, and 9 have pitched in the MLB.
From 2006-2008, Goldburg served as an auxiliary coach and bullpen catcher for the USA Collegiate National Team. In his final year with Team USA, the Collegiate National Team went undefeated over the course of the summer, capped off by a FISU Collegiate World Championship by defeating Japan 1-0 in 12 innings in the Czech Republic. The team also defeated Cuba’s Olympic team twice (1-0 and 4-1) at the HonkbalWeek tournament in the Netherlands to win the title there, before Cuba’s team took the silver medal in the Olympics that summer.
Prior to Norfolk Academy, Goldburg was an assistant coach on the VISAA Division I State Championship team at St. Anne’s Belfield School in 2011. The Saints went 27-3 on the season on route to winning the state title with 5 future division 1 baseball players on the roster.
In the summer of 2010, Goldburg served as the pitching coach for the North Adams SteepleCats in the New England Collegiate Baseball League. The SteepleCats won the West Division regular season title before being upset in the league semi-finals. Additionally, Goldburg and the coaching staff were named to coach the 2010 NECBL All-Star Game due to the success of the SteepleCats during the regular season.