Tony Odorisio enters his first season at the helm of the men's soccer program. He joins the Tiger coaching staff from Central Community College in Nebraska. Odorisio brings a vast knowledge of soccer to Iowa Wesleyan.
While at CCC, the team competed in the Region 9 NJCAA Tournament Finals, which was the best finish in school history. Prior to serving as head coach at Central Community College, he was an assistant coach at Bellevue University. During his time there, he helped the team qualify for back to back NAIA National Tournament appearances.
Along with coaching experience, Odorisio played professional soccer for the FC Kooteepee in the Finnish Premier League. He also played for the Des Moines Menace in the Professional Development League in Des Moines, Iowa from 2004-2005.
He was a four year letter winner on the men’s soccer team at Creighton University. Odorisio was named to the Missouri Valley Conference All-Freshman Team in 2003 and made the Missouri Valley All-Conference Team in 2006. While at Creighton, the men’s soccer team qualified for the NCAA Tournament each year and made an Elite Eight appearance in 2003 and 2005. They also advanced to the Sweet Sixteen in 2004.
Odorisio is a native of Omaha, Nebraska and attended Skutt Catholic High School where he helped the team to a State Championship Title in 2003. He served as an assistant coach at Skutt Catholic in 2014 and 2015 and the team qualified for the 2014 NSAA State Boys Soccer Championship.
Tony received his Bachelor of Science in Business from Bellevue University in 2012.