Coach Pennetti brings a wealth of experience as a Head Coach for 6 years at the NCAA Division III level as well as the Assistant Director of Coaching, U18 Head Coach and U17 Assistant Coach for NY Xtreme Soccer Academy since January 2011.
Coach Pennetti was the Head Women’s Soccer Coach for the College of Staten Island, for the 2015 - 2017 soccer seasons. In Coach Pennetti’s 3-year tenure as the head coach for the Dolphins, he directed the Dolphins to 3 consecutive CUNY Conference Titles and 3 consecutive births to the NCAA Tournaments.
Most recently, Coach Pennetti was the Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach for County College of Morris. Coach Pennetti assisted Kevin Rosenberg, the Head Men’s Soccer Coach, with all aspects of day to day practice sessions, in-game decision making and recruiting. With Coach Pennetti’s assistance, the CCM Men’s Program won their first Regional Soccer playoff match in over 8 years.
As the Assistant Director of Coaching, Head Coach and Assistant Coach for the NY Xtreme Soccer Academy, Coach Pennetti helped guide the NY Xtreme to 2 State Cup Soccer Championships, over 20 first place finishes playing in College Show Cases and consistently having the club’s teams ranked top in the state of NY and Nationally.
“Coach Pennetti’s experience in recruiting and rebuilding programs is exactly what our department needs at this time for our women’s program. I am very optimistic about the future of this program.” George Eversmann, Director of Athletics, stated.
Pennetti's major immediate focus will be on recruiting in time for the Lions to make an upward climb through the Garden State Athletic Conference, regional, and national standings.