Glenn Caruso

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Glenn Caruso
Current position
TitleHead coach
TeamSt. Thomas (MN)
Biographical details
Born (1974-05-20) May 20, 1974 (age 44)
Greenwich, Connecticut
Alma materIthaca College
Playing career
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1996Ithaca (GA/OL)
1997–2003North Dakota State (OC/RB/TE)
2003Wisconsin–Eau Claire (OC/OL)
2004–2005South Dakota (OC/QB)
2008–presentSt. Thomas (MN)
Head coaching record
Bowls19–8 (NCAA D-III playoffs)
Accomplishments and honors
6 MIAC (2010–2012, 2015–2017)
Liberty Mutual COY (2010–2012)

Glenn Caruso (born May 20, 1974) is an American football coach and former player. He is the head football coach at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota. Caruso served as the head football coach at Macalester College from 2006 to 2007. He has been awarded the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award for NCAA Division III three times: 2010, 2011 and 2012.[1][2]

Coaching career[edit]

In his first season at St. Thomas, in 2008, Caruso led the Tommies to a 7–3 record after the team has finished 2–8 the previous year.

After guiding the 2015 Tommies to the NCAA Division III Football Championship Game with a 14–1 record, Caruso was voted by his peers as the Division III National Coach of the Year by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA). It was Caruso's six 6th national coach of the year award at St Thomas, the most of any active NCAA Division III football coach.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Macalester Scots (NCAA Division III independent) (2006–2007)
2006 Macalester 2–7
2007 Macalester 4–5
Macalester: 6–12
St. Thomas Tommies (Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) (2008–present)
2008 St. Thomas 7–3 5–3 T–2nd
2009 St. Thomas 11–2 7–1 2nd L NCAA Division III Quarterfinal
2010 St. Thomas 12–1 8–0 1st L NCAA Division III Quarterfinal
2011 St. Thomas 13–1 8–0 1st L NCAA Division III Semifinal
2012 St. Thomas 14–1 8–0 1st L NCAA Division III Championship
2013 St. Thomas 8–2 6–2 T–2nd
2014 St. Thomas 8–3 6–2 T–2nd L NCAA Division III First Round
2015 St. Thomas 14–1 8–0 1st L NCAA Division III Championship
2016 St. Thomas 12–1 8–0 1st L NCAA Division III Quarterfinal
2017 St. Thomas 11–2 8–0 1st L NCAA Division III Quarterfinal
2018 St. Thomas 8–2 6–2 3rd
St. Thomas: 118–19 78–10
Total: 124–31
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title or championship game berth


  1. ^ "St. Thomas' Caruso a repeat winner in Coach of Year honor". Star Tribune. January 10, 2012. Retrieved January 11, 2012.
  2. ^ "Coach of the Year: Glenn Caruso Division III". Liberty Mutual. Retrieved January 11, 2012.

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