Joe Tornetta was hired as an assistant coach in June 2019, rounding out the Lynn women's lacrosse program's first-ever coaching staff. Tornetta's responsibilities at Lynn will include: Defensive Coordinator, Recruiting Coordinator, Goalkeeper Coach, Compliance Liaison, Campus Visit Coordinator and Game Scouting.
Tornetta comes to Boca Raton with an extensive coaching resume, spanning nearly 30 years in high school and collegiate women's lacrosse, wrestling, field hockey, baseball, track and football. Most recently, he spent the past two years as an assistant women's lacrosse coach at NCAA Division I University of Delaware.
Before heading to Delaware, Tornetta was a veteran in the high school coaching ranks of Southeastern Pennsylvania. In girl's lacrosse, he held a 458-116-14 (.791) record over a 27-year high school coaching career at Great Valley and Owen J. Roberts (Pa.). Tornetta led teams to 11 league championships and two Pennsylvania state titles, was a seven-time Girl's Lacrosse Coach of the Year recipient and coached 24 All-Americans.
Tornetta is a 1982 graduate of West Chester University, completing a Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education degree.