Josh is a 2013 graduate of Northern Cambria High School. During his high school baseball career he played in the outfield and had a total of 108 hits. Josh earned a spot in the Top 5 Batting Averages in PA his senior year of high school. In addition to playing baseball for his high school he was part of the Tomayko Electric Travel Baseball Team from 2009-2012. In 2011, Josh played on the Johnstown City Breakers Colt League. Along with playing baseball, Josh was part of the 2012 District 6 Championship in Basketball. He went on to play college baseball at Mount Aloysius College from 2013 to 2015 where an elbow injury ended his career.