Jim is the current Mid-Atlantic Area Supervisor for the New York Mets and has nearly a decade of experience in professional baseball. During the 2006 season, Jim was an intern in the Mets front office, working on advance scouting, arbitration, and statistical analysis. He also served as the Mets bullpen catcher, having the privilege to work with current hall of fame pitchers Tom Glavine and Pedro Martinez. He then spent two years as a professional scout before taking over the amateur area in 2010. In addition to his scouting responsibilities, Jim is the president of the Metropolitan Baseball Classic - an elite level high school tournament hosted by the Mets. Over 100 former participants have been selected in the MLB draft, including 7 in the first round. Jim is also highly involved with the tryout and selection process for the Northeast Mets Scout Team.
Prior to joining the Mets full time, Jim managed the New Jersey Pilots in the Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League. The team finished with 22 wins and qualified for the Wolff Division playoffs. His club led the ACBL in most major offensive categories including batting avg, on-base percentage, and runs scored. Three of his players were later selected in the MLB draft, and four others went on to professional careers in independent leagues. He also taught at Salesianum School in Wilmington, DE and worked as a paralegal in the Philadelphia law firm Pepper Hamilton, LLP.
Jim played collegiate baseball at Haverford College, where he graduated with a degree in Political Science and Economics. A native of Wallingford, he attended Strath Haven High School. He currently resides in Havertown. He specializes in hitting and catching.