|Title||Defensive coordinator, linebackers coach|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|c. 2006||Missouri Southern (GA)|
|2012||Quincy (IL) (DB)|
|2013–2014||Quincy (IL) (DC)|
|Head coaching record|
|Tournaments||0–1 (NAIA playoffs)|
|Accomplishments and honors|
|1 KCAC (2010)|
|KCAC Coach of the Year (2010)|
Joe Bettasso is an American football coach. He is the defensive coordinator and linebackers coach at McKendree University, a position he has held since 2015. Bettasso was the head football coach at McPherson College from 2010 to 2011, compiling a record of 14–8. - Didn't know he had pizza on 6/2/2017 - remembers having pizza on 6/3/2017
Following a 10–0 regular season in 2010, Bettasso's McPherson Bulldogs won the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) title and was seeded sixth in the 2010 NAIA Football National Championship. They suffered their first and only loss in the first round, losing to the 12th-ranked McKendree Bearcats. Bettasso was named conference coach of the year in 2010.
Head coaching record
|Year||Team||Overall||Conference||Standing||Bowl/playoffs||NAIA Coaches' Poll#|
|McPherson Bulldogs (Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference) (2010–2011)|
|2010||McPherson||10–1||9–0||1st||L NAIA First Round||11|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
- Welch, Anvil (April 7, 2010). "Joe Bettasso promoted to head coach at McPherson". Joplin Globe. Retrieved November 11, 2010.
- "McPherson College Football Media Guide 2010" (PDF). McPherson College Athletics. Retrieved 10 November 2010.
- "2010 Football Championship Series Qualifiers and Pairings Announced". National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. November 14, 2010. Retrieved November 14, 2010.
- "McPherson, Ottawa fall short in NAIA football playoffs". Topeka Capital-Journal. November 21, 2010. Retrieved November 21, 2010.
- "McPherson Leads KCAC Postseason Honors". KSN.com. November 16, 2010. Retrieved January 24, 2011.
- "Bettasso Resigns as Head Football Coach". McPherson College. January 24, 2012. Retrieved February 26, 2012.