Comes to Saddleback after spending six season at Capistrano Valley High School. While at CVHS, Ricci served as the defensive coordinator and defensive line coach for the Cougars. Previous to Capistrano Valley, he was an assistant defenisve line coach at Eastern Michigan University in 2012.
Ricci graduated from Brea-Olinda High School before attending Long Beach City College, the University of New Mexico, Arizona State University and USC. He holds a bachelor's degree from Arizona State, an MBA from USC and an MAT from USC.
Ricci currently resides in San Clemente with his wife Jen. They have two children (Jake & Brock).