Steve Masiello

Steve Masiello (born September 2, 1977)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Manhattan Jaspers
Current conference: Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC)
Manhattan record: 162-177 (.478)
Overall record: 162-177 (.478)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  2  (2014, 2015)
  • NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • CIT Appearances:  1  (2012)
  • MAAC Regular Season Champion:  0
  • MAAC Tournament Champion:  2  (2014, 2015)

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2011-present Manhattan
2005-2011 Louisville (asst)
2001-2005 Manhattan (asst)
2000-2001 Tulane (admin. asst)

Steve Masiello Facts

  • Stephen Masiello
  • Born September 2, 1977
  • Hometown: White Plains, New York
  • Alma Mater: University of Kentucky (BA, 2014)
  • Spent four seasons as a walk-on at Kentucky, one under head coach Rick Pitino and then three under Tubby Smith
  • Started coaching right after college as an administrative assistant on Shawn Finney’s first staff at Tulane
  • Worked as an assistant at Manhattan for four seasons under Bobby Gonzalez and then at Louisville under Pitino for six seasons
  • Has been the head coach at Manhattan since 2011, winning over 120 games during that tenure
    • Led the Jaspers to two NCAA Tournaments by way of back-to-back MAAC Tournament crowns (2014 & 2015)
    • Agreed to become the next head coach at South Florida in March 2014, but had his offer rescinded by the school after it was discovered he had never graduated from Kentucky (despite his resume stating he had)
      • He was retained by Manhattan, but placed on leave until he received his UK degree
      • Masiello completed his graduation requirements and received his bachelor’s degree in August 2014
    • Received a contract extension in February 2020, keeping him at Manhattan through 2022-23 season

Steve Masiello Coaching Tree