Don Palmucci is honored and proud to join the staff of Wilmington University as an assistant coach under head coach Jeff Zoyac. Coach Palmucci comes to Wilmington University with experience as a youth and collegiate coach.
Palmucci started his coaching tenure at The College of New Jersey as a graduate assistant. From there, he founded and started a motivational sports company called Program for Results, which worked with high level college and professional athletes to develop accountability for life goals, behavior, and sports performance.
Following PFR, Palmucci moved into the youth soccer arena as the Vice President and trainer at Kingsway United Soccer Club. Shortly after, Coach Palmucci joined the NJ Rush Soccer Club as a trainer and coordinator in South Jersey.
In addition to his youth experience, Palmucci assisted Jimmy Connor at Salem Community College as the women’s assistant soccer coach. Likewise, Palmucci has served as the head women’s soccer coach at Cumberland County College as his most recent stint in coaching and had multiple players attain All Region 19 honors.
On the ODP front, Palmucci serves on the NJ Youth Soccer Association staff as the U-12 NJ ODP Girls team coach. Likewise, he is involved in the ODP training camps and evaluation process throughout the state.
Coach Palmucci believes in coaching through character and will be an asset in the area of mindset training and team building.
Coach Palmucci is employed by the Pennsville School District as the Student Assistance Coordinator, Guidance Chair, and Anti-Bullying Coordinator located in Salem County, New Jersey. He received his B.A. with distinction (Magna Cum Laude) in Psychology and his M.A. from The College of New Jersey in Counseling & Personnel Services.
He resides in South Harrison, New Jersey with his wife and two children.