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For Immediate Release: June 9, 2010
Contact: David O'Brian (dobrian@binghamton.edu)
Phone: 607-777-6478

Joe 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 II Tournament.

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."

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Binghamton University--Joe Dorini named assistant men's soccer coach.

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