Angelo Panzetta

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Angelo Panzetta
Personal information
Date of birth (1967-06-24) June 24, 1967 (age 50)
Place of birth Rochester, New York, United States
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1985–1988 Rochester Institute of Technology
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1991 Baltimore Blast (indoor) 53 (5)
1991–1994 Harrisburg Heat (indoor) 115 (28)
Teams managed
1994–2000 Syracuse Orange (assistant)
2001– Allegheny College
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Angelo Panzetta is a retired American soccer defender who played professionally in the Major Indoor Soccer League and National Professional Soccer League. He coaches the Allegheny College men’s soccer team.



Panzetta attended the Rochester Institute of Technology where he was a three-time, First Team, NCAA Division III All American soccer player.[1][2][3] In 1988, the Tigers lost to UC San Diego in the final of the NCAA Men's Division III Soccer Championship. He graduated in 1989 with a degree in applied mathematics. In 1994, RIT inducted Panzetta into its Athletic Hall of Fame.[4]


In 1989, the Baltimore Blast selected Panzetta in the first round (eighth overall) of the Major Indoor Soccer League amateur draft. In January 1991, he suffered a season ending knee injury.[5] The Blast released him on October 9, 1991.[6] On October 19, 1991, Panzetta signed with the Harrisburg Heat of the National Professional Soccer League.[7] Panzetta played until 1994 and is a member of the Heat Hall of Fame.


On May 13, 1994, Syracuse University hired Panzetta as an assistant to its men’s soccer team. In 2001, he moved to Allegheny College as head coach.


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