Ned Colletti is popularly known to be an American sports executive and author. He works at Pepperdine University as a professor of Sports Administration. Colletti also is the scout for the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League.
And also works on Spectrum SportsNet LA as an analyst for the Dodgers studio show currently. He worked from 2006 until 2014 as the general manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers previously.
Colletti was born in Chicago, Illinois, in the United States of America on April 16, 1954. He is 68 years old.
Colletti stands at an average height of 5 ft 7 in/1.7m tall.
Colletti finished his high school course at East Leyden High School located in Franklin Park, Illinois. He then went to further his studies at Triton College. And later moved to Northern Illinois University, he received his degree here.
Together with Major League players Jeff Reboulet, Kirby Puckett, and Lance Johnson. Colletti was gotten into the Triton College Sports Hall of Fame in 1993.
Colletti’s dad is called Ned Colletti Sr. who passed away at the age of 51 years of cancer. He was raised together with his brother.
Colletti has maintained a low profile on details regarding his love life. However, it isn’t known whether he is single, dating married, or divorced.
Colletti earns an annual salary of $78,936.
Colletti has an approximated net worth of $2 million.
Colletti was inducted into the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. In 2015 and in 2021 he was scheduled to be inducted into the Chicago Sports Hall of Fame. Colletti began his Major League career with the Chicago Cubs in 1982.
When the front office won the National League East, Ned was a club member In 1984 and 1989. However, he left the Cubs and in 1994 he joined the front office of the San Francisco Giants as director of baseball operations.
Colletti was promoted to assistant general manager in October 1996. The Giants had an 813–644 overall record (.558), winning an average of 90.3 games per season during his time. He joined the Los Angeles Dodgers and worked there until 2014.
During his time here he had the highest winning percentage of any general manager in the National League in 2005. Colletti became a professional scout in the Sharks organization. He has worked for 36 good years in Major League Baseball 2019.
Colletti served at the San Francisco Giants as an assistant general manager before. He is among the very few American sports executives who worked. In two major sports i.e the National Hockey League and Major League Baseball. Colletti received Major League Baseball’s Robert O. Fishel Award for Public Relations Excellence in 1990.