Anthony Bozzella

Head Women’s Basketball Coach
Seton Hall University


2013 – Present: Head Coach, Seton Hall University

2002 – 2013: Head Coach, Iona College

2000 – 2002: Head Coach, Long Island University-Brooklyn

1992 – 2000: Head Coach, Long Island University-Southampton


1989: Seton Hall University, Bachelors, Business Management


Hometown: Glen Cove, NY

Family: Maria (Wife) & Joseph, Samantha (Children)

Career Highlights

Career Division I Record
376-341 (.524)

Career Record
496-445 (.527)

20+ Win Seasons (8)
2021-22, 2015-16, 2014-15, 2013-14, 2012-13, 2007-08, 2006-07, 1999-00

Winning Seasons (22)
2022-23, 2021-22, 2020-21, 2019-20, 2017-18, 2015-16, 2014-15, 2013-14, 2012-13, 2009-10, 2008-09, 2007-08, 2006-07, 2005-06, 2001-02, 2000-01, 1999-00, 1998-98, 1997-98, 1996-97, 1995-96, 1994-95

Power Five Wins (12)
ACC, Big Ten, SEC
*since 2013-14

Conference Coach of the Year (2)
2014-15 Big East & 2005-06 MAAC

Conference Regular Season Championships (1)
2014-15 Big East

Conference Tournament Championships (1)
2001-02 NEC

NCAA Tournament Berths (3)
2015-16, 2014-15, 2000-01

WNIT Berths (9)
2022-23, 2021-22, 2018-19, 2017-18, 2013-14, 2012-13, 2009-10, 2007-08, 2006-07

Has led Seton Hall to 190-127 (.599) record, four 20+ win seasons, one Big East Conference Regular Season Championship, and seven post-season berths (two NCAA Tournaments) – rebuilt a program that had not won more than 11 games in each of the four seasons prior to his arrival (36-86 (.295) record during span)

In 2014-15, guided Seton Hall to the most single-season wins (28) and first Big East Conference Regular Season Championship in program history, as well as the program’s first NCAA Tournament berth in 20 seasons

Has guided Seton Hall to the four highest scoring seasons in program history, including a scoring offense that finished nationally ranked 21st in 2020-21 and 22nd in 2014-15

Has signed three recruiting classes to Seton Hall that ranked in the top-45 nationally

The all-time winningest coach in Iona program history with 152 wins, including three 20+ win seasons and four WNIT berths (first post-season berth and win in program history) – rebuilt a program had not had a winning season in the 20 seasons prior to his arrival (157-399 (.282) record during span)

In 2006-07, led Iona to the most single-season (21) and MAAC (t-14) wins in the program’s Division I history

From 2000 to 2022, led LIU to consecutive winning seasons – rebuilt a program that had never had a winning season prior to his arrival (143-365 (.281) record during span)

In 2000-01, led LIU to the first NEC Tournament Championship and NCAA Tournament berth in program history

As a Division I Head Coach, has recruited and coached 54 all-conference team selections, as well as three Players of the Year, four Rookies of the Year, and the first WNBA draft pick in Seton Hall program history

“He does a heck of a job. The circumstances that he walked into were not ideal to say the least, and he’s done a great job recruiting. He’s coached those kids really, really well…and it’s not easy to make the NCAA Tournament at Seton Hall and he’s done that.”
Geno Auriemma, UConn Head Coach

News & Media

11/7/23 – Seton Hall’s Tony Bozzella Talks Pirates, Busy Day One in College Hoops (Locked on Women’s Basketball)

4/5/22 – Tony Bozzella, Seton Hall Women’s Basketball Coach on His Team’s Run to the WNIT Championship Game (Tri-State College Basketball Podcast)

1/6/16 – Coach Bozzella Feature (Fox Sports University)

Head Coach Record