Sunday Morning Sports Breakfast Guest Speaker Andy Yosinoff
Andrew Yosinoff is in his 39th season as Head Coach of the Women's Basketball Team at Emmanuel College in Boston. He is the winningest Head Coach among active NCAA DIII women's basketball programs with more than 750 victories.
His resume is packed with highlights:
- In the 1970s, under Coach Yosinoff, Emmanuel became the first women's college basketball team to be ranked nationally.
- In 2000-2001, he led the Emmanuel Saints to its first trip to the NCAA Final Four -- making him the first coach in Boston to make the basketball Final Four, in any category.
- Between 2000-2006, the Saints went undefeated in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference, winning 72-straight regular season conference games. During 2006-2007, Andy coached the Saints to an NCAA Sweet Sixteen appearance with an overall record of 29-2.
- In 2013, Yosinoff captured his 700th career coaching victory to become just the third Division III Women's Basketball coach to accomplish the milestone. He joined Geno Auriemma of UConn and Barbara Stevens of Bentley as the only women’s coaches with 700+ wins in New England.
He was also honored by the Jewish Coaches Association as the 2012 recipient of the Red Auerbach Award presented to college basketball's Jewish Coach of the Year. Andy was the USA Maccabiah Open Head Women's Basketball Coach in 2005. He coached the USA National Team to its first-ever gold medal in the 2005 Maccabiah Games in Israel.
He is a member of the New England Basketball Hall of Fame. He ranks 4th among NCAA Division III coaches in all-time victories. A 1970 graduate of the University of Rhode Island, Andy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in physical education; he also earned his Master's degree in physical education from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He is also a member of the United States Professional Tennis Association. He was also the Director of Athletics at Emmanuel for 17 years.