RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Andrew Toriello of Rutherford has been hired to the newly-created position of assistant director of athletics for recreation and club sports at Felician College, Felician athletics director Ben DiNallo Jr. announced today.
Toriello shifts over to the athletics department after working full-time for the last five years as a counselor and system specialist in the Felician financial aid office. Among his duties in his new position, Toriello will administer all of the Golden Falcons' intramural and recreational programs, develop and oversee club sports, and manage the College's new Athletics & Recreation Complex once it is built.
Toriello is also the head coach of the Felician women's bowling team. With a squad of eight freshmen, he guided the Golden Falcons to a 44-42 won-lost record in their inaugural season of 2014-15. He spent three seasons as the head boys' and girls' bowling coach at East Ramapo High School in Spring Valley, N.Y., and as a participant, has bowled three sanctioned perfect games.
Toriello joins Lori McGuinness of Brick, who is entering her ninth year as Felician's NCAA compliance officer and senior woman administrator, as assistant directors of athletics under DiNallo.
Toriello earned a BA in business administration from Felician in 2014. He is pursuing an MS in sports management from Liberty University Online. A native of Rockland County, he is a graduate of Ramapo (N.Y.) High School.
Felician is a member of NCAA Division II.
Felician College, the Franciscan College of New Jersey, is a liberal arts, coeducational Catholic college founded in 1942 and sponsored by the Felician Sisters. True to its mission, Felician College welcomes a diverse student population and embraces its educational needs. With campuses in Lodi and Rutherford, New Jersey, Felician College currently enrolls more than 2,100 students and offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate programs, in the classroom and online, in the arts and sciences, business and management sciences, health sciences and teacher education. Felician College also sponsors 13 varsity intercollegiate sports that compete at the NCAA Division II and National Collegiate levels.