Anthony Bozzella

Head Women’s Basketball Coach
Seton Hall University

Experience

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

Education

1989: Seton Hall University, Bachelors, Business Management

Personal

Hometown: Glen Cove, NY

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

Career Highlights

Career Division I Wins
357

Career Wins
477

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

Winning Seasons (21)
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 (10)
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 (8)
2021-22, 2018-19, 2017-18, 2013-14, 2012-13, 2009-10, 2007-08, 2006-07

Final Top 25 Poll Rankings (1)
2014-15

Has led Seton Hall to 171-112 (.604) overall record, four 20+ win seasons, one Big East Regular Season Championship (first in program history), and six post-season berths (two NCAA Tournaments), rebuilding a program that had not won more than 11 games during each of the four seasons prior to his arrival

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

Has guided Seton Hall to five of the top seven scoring seasons in program history, including a program-record 2,569 points in 2014-15

Seton Hall’s scoring offense 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, led the program to three 20+ win seasons and four WNIT berths (first post-season berth and win in program history), rebuilding a program had not had a winning season during the 20 seasons prior to his arrival

In 2000-01, led LIU to the first NEC Tournament Championship and NCAA Tournament berth in program history, rebuilding a program that had never had a winning season prior to his arrival

As a Division I Head Coach, has recruited and coached 52 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

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

Head Coach Record