Lou Palmisano is in his second year as volunteer coach with University of Miami baseball program, where he is in charge of catchers and assists with hitting.
Palmisano came to UMiami after spending the previous year as an assistant coach at Broward College. While there, he worked primarily with hitters and catchers.
A former student-athlete at Broward College from 2001-03, Palmisano was taken in the third round of the Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft by the Milwaukee Brewers in 2003. In 2005, Palmisano was selected as a Florid State League (FSL) Mid-Season All-Star. He was also recognized as a Mid-Season All-Star for the Southern League (SOU) from 2006-07.
Palmisano would go on to be added to the Milwaukee Brewers' 40-man roster in 2008.
In 2009, Palmisano switched over to the Houston Astros organization, seeing active time on the franchise's 25-man roster throughout the year. Throughout his career, the Utica, N.Y. native carried a lifetime average of .297 with an on-base percentage of .372 and a slugging percentage of .416.