Tom Compitello is in his first season as an assistant coach at Sacred Heart.
Compitello comes to Sacred Heart after serving as a volunteer assistant coach at Lehigh for the past two seasons. He was the assistant offensive coordinator for the Mountain Hawks, which won back-to-back Patriot League championships during his tenure. In his first season at Lehigh in 2012, the Mountain Hawks led the nation in man-up percentage at 54.2% and averaged 10.41 goals per game. In 2013, Lehigh ran the table in the Patriot League, outscoring its opponents 26-12 in the Patriot League tournament to reach its second straight NCAA Tournament. Compitello played his collegiate lacrosse at Stony Brook, tallying 146 career points. In 2010 he was named a USILA All-American as the Seawolves won the America East championship and reached the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament. Compitello was also an Academic All-American in 2011.
“We are very excited about having Tom on our staff as our Head Assistant and Offensive Coordinator,” said head coach Jon Basti about Compitello. “He has enjoyed much success as both a player and a coach. Tom’s experience both on and off the field during his playing career makes him a good resource for our student-athletes. His continued success as a coach will bring good ideas and excitement to our program.”