FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

August 24, 2015

 

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE NAMES SCOTT ACETO ASSISTANT MEN’S SOCCER COACH

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College has named Scott Aceto to the position of assistant men’s soccer coach. He will assist Head Coach John Mello with all facets of the program, including recruiting, scouting, administering practice and game coaching.

 

Aceto joins the staff following a successful playing career at Iona College during which he was named captain of the nationally-ranked Gaels during his senior campaign. He played in 31 games, starting 18 of them, as a midfielder during his collegiate career, which spanned from 2007-11.

 

 

 

“I am excited to join the team and work with Coach Mello and the student-athletes,” Aceto said. “The team has had a history of success and I look forward to helping the team compete for a Little East Conference championship.”

 

“I am thrilled to have Scott join our staff,” Mello said. “Scott has played at a high level and will bring passion, energy and commitment to our program.”

 

Aceto earned two degrees from Iona College.  He earned a bachelors degree in business administration/marketing in 2011 and graduated in May of 2012 with a MBA in management with a certificate in sports and entertainment.

 

 

 

A Cranston, R.I. native, Aceto is currently the captain of the Rhode Island Reds FC semi-professional soccer team.

 

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