Release: June 9, 2010
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Dorini named Binghamton men's soccer assistant coach
VESTAL, N.Y.-- The Binghamton
men's soccer team has announced the hiring of Joe Dorini as its
top assistant coach. A 1999 graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan
College, Dorini brings over a decade of coaching and administrative
experience at both the club and college level.
Since March, Dorini has been the head coach at West Virginia
Tech. Prior to that, he was the head coach for Quickstrike FC,
based out of Newburgh, N.Y., in 2009. The previous year, Dorini
was the director of Soccer Schools for Sky Blue Soccer/Sky Blue
FC, based out of Somerset, N.J. He was also the program's assistant
coach during that time.
On the college level, Dorini was an assistant coach his alma
mater from 1999-06. During that time, the squad won four conference
championships and made three appearances in the NCAA Division
Dorini was also the Director of Soccer Operations for ProPerformance
Rx (based in Morgantown, W.V.) from April 2007-October 2008 as
well head coach for the West Virginia Illusion during that same
period of time.
After graduating from West Virginia Wesleyan, Dorini played for
three years at the professional level. He competed for the Pittsburgh
Riverhounds of the USL 1/A League from 2001-02 and for the Carolina
Dynamo of the USL Pro Select Division 2 in 2003. In addition,
he also played for A.S. MELFI in Italy during the fall of 1996.
"I am really excited for our program and for the university
that we were able to attract a great group of candidates for
this position," head coach Paul Marco said. "Joe brings
a wealth of experience with all of the places he has been. He
has a keen eye for talent and has a passion and love for soccer."
"I have known Paul for a long time and am looking forward
to working with him," Dorini said. "Binghamton has
a great academic and athletic reputation and I am looking forward
to getting started."
Dorini joins a staff that features Marco and first-year assistant
coach Matt Narode.
"We have a great staff for this season and we are excited
to get started," Marco said. "Joe and Matt are excellent
coaches who will help this program continue to move forward."
Binghamton University--Joe Dorini named assistant men's soccer