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Andy Yosinoff
Andy Yosinoff
Title: Head Women's Basketball Coach
Phone: 617-975-9305
Email: yosinoff@emmanuel.edu
Previous College: University of Rhode Island ('70)
Experience: 43rd season

Andrew Yosinoff enters his 43rd season as Head Coach of the Women's Basketball Team at Emmanuel College and is currently the winningest Head Coach among active NCAA DIII women's basketball programs with 832 victories. He was also the Director of Athletics at Emmanuel for 17 years.

During the 2018-19 season, Coach Yosinoff set the NCAA Division III Women's Basketball record for coaching victories when he tallied his 816th career "W" on Sunday, December 30, 2018 in a 68-58 victory over Ramapo. He is one of only 14 women's basketball coaches to win 800+ games (at any NCAA level) and is one of only nine coaches to accumulate all 800 wins at the same institution. Yosinoff and the Saints went on to claim the 2019 GNAC Championship with a thrilling 65-64 win over previously unbeaten Saint Joseph's College (ME) to advance to the program's 19th NCAA tournament under Coach Yosinoff's guidance. 

In the 1970s, under Coach Yosinoff, Emmanuel became the first women's college basketball team to be ranked nationally as well as in the top 5 in New England. In the 2000-2001 season, he led the Emmanuel Saints to its first trip to the NCAA Final Four -- making him the first coach in Boston to make the basketball Final Four, in any category (men's or women's, Division I, II or III). Under Coach Yosinoff's direction, the team posted a school record 28-4 season, became GNAC regular season and tournament champions, NCAA Northeast/East Sectional Champions, NCAA Northeast/East Regional Champions, and NCAA Final Four Semi-Finalists. The Saints were also voted ECAC Division III Team of the Year. Coach Yosinoff's peers named him GNAC 2000-2001 Women's Basketball Coach of the Year.

Between 2000-06, the Saints went undefeated in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference winning 72-straight regular-season conference games. Then from 2010-16, EC would string together a 68-game regular-season GNAC winning streak under Yosinoff. These are two of the longest Division III regular season conference winning streaks to date. During the 2006-2007 season, Andy coached the Saints to an NCAA Sweet Sixteen appearance with an overall record of 29-2 and an undefeated conference record of 12-0. The Saints defeated Salve Regina and Brandeis University in the NCAA Tournament and eventually fell to the 2007 National Champion, DePauw University. The Saints' 29 wins ranked Emmanuel as the top team in number of victories among all Division III programs that season.

In 2013, Yosinoff captured his 700th career coaching victory to become just the third Division III Women's Basketball coach to accomplish the milestone. He became the first Division III coach to accomplish the feat in New England and just the third overall to join the ranks of Geno Auriemma of UConn (D-I) and Barbara Stevens of Bentley (D-II) with 700+ wins in New England. The milestone would propel the Saints to their 15th GNAC title and another appearance in the NCAA tournament.

During the 2011-12 campaign, Yosinoff led the Saints with a deep run in the NCAA tourney, capturing the GNAC title with a perfect 13-0 mark in the GNAC. Emmanuel would go on to advance to the NCAA Elite Eight round, registering tournament victories over Hartwick College, Rhode Island College and King's College (Pa.) before falling to the #1 ranked team in the country, Amherst. For his guidance, Yosinoff was named the 2012 D3Hoops.com Division III Northeast Coach of the Year and was also honored by the Jewish Coaches Association as the 2012 recipient of the Red Auerbach Award presented to college basketball's Jewish Coach of the Year.


Since 2000, Coach Yosinoff's teams have compiled of 442 wins, averaging over 23 wins a year during the stretch while putting together a streak of 14 consecutive 20+ win seasons from 1999 to 2013. In October of 2003, Coach Yosinoff was inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame in Kingston, Rhode Island. Coach Yosinoff was among the second class of Hall of Fame inductees. In 2005, Andy was selected to be the USA Maccabiah Open Head Women's Basketball Coach. He coached the USA National Team to its first-ever gold medal in the 2005 Maccabiah Games in Israel. Yosinoff also ranks 2nd among NCAA Division III coaches in all-time victories. In 2010, Yosinoff was a part of the inaugural class of inductees to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference's Hall of Fame. Following the 2010-11 season, Yosinoff was a finalist for the Red Auerbach National Coach of the Year, presented by the Jewish Coaches Association.

A 1970 graduate of the University of Rhode Island, Andy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in physical education; he also earned his Master's degree in physical education from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. As a senior, Andy held the #1 singles position on the men's varsity tennis team and won the Yankee Conference Tennis Championship. He was inducted into the URI Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2013. He is also a member of the United States Professional Tennis Association.

As head coach, he has taken the Saints women's basketball program on a historic trip to China in 2008, as well as to Ireland, California, St. Croix, Florida, Washington, D.C., St. Thomas, and London for tournament appearances.


1977-78 Emmanuel 3-7      
1978-79 Emmanuel 12-4      
1979-80 Emmanuel 12-7      
1980-81 Emmanuel 15-6      
1981-82 Emmanuel 19-6      
1982-83 Emmanuel 14-12      
1983-84 Emmanuel 18-6      
1984-85 Emmanuel 19-7     MAIAW Champions
1985-86 Emmanuel 18-4     NCAA Tournament
1986-87 Emmanuel 22-2     NCAA Tournament
1987-88 Emmanuel 20-2     NCAA Tournament
1988-89 Emmanuel 13-11     ECAC Tournament
1989-90 Emmanuel 20-6     ECAC Finalist
1990-91 Emmanuel 24-4     ECAC Finalist 
1991-92 Emmanuel 20-5     NCAA Tournament
1992-93 Emmanuel 18-7    

ECAC Tournament, NEWAC Champions

1993-94 Emmanuel 17-10     NEWAC Champions
1994-95 Emmanuel 15-12      
1995-96 Emmanuel 22-5 10-0  

NCAA Tournament, GNAC Champions

1996-97 Emmanuel 22-7 10-0  

NCAA Tournament, GNAC Champions

1997-98 Emmanuel 12-14 8-2   ECAC Tournament
1998-99 Emmanuel 16-11 10-0  

GNAC Champions, ECAC Tournament

1999-00 Emmanuel 19-8 10-2    
2000-01 Emmanuel 28-4 12-0  

NCAA Final Four, GNAC Champions

2001-02 Emmanuel 27-3 12-0  

NCAA Tournament, GNAC Champions

2002-03 Emmanuel 26-4 12-0  

NCAA Tournament, GNAC Champions

2003-04 Emmanuel 24-5 12-0  

NCAA Tournament, GNAC Champions

2004-05 Emmanuel 27-3 12-0  

NCAA Tournament, GNAC Champions 

2005-06 Emmanuel 23-8 11-1   GNAC Championship Appearance, ECAC Tournament Finalist
2006-07 Emmanuel 29-2 11-0  

NCAA Sweet Sixteen, GNAC Champions

2007-08 Emmanuel 22-7 12-1  

NCAA Tournament, GNAC Champions 

2008-09 Emmanuel 22-8 11-1  

NCAA Tournament, GNAC Champions 

2009-10 Emmanuel 22-6 9-2  

NCAA Tournament, GNAC Champions

2010-11 Emmanuel 21-8 12-0  

NCAA Tournament, GNAC Champions

2011-12 Emmanuel 25-7 13-0  

NCAA Elite Eight, GNAC Champions

2012-13 Emmanuel 23-6 12-0  

NCAA Tournament, GNAC Champions 

2013-14 Emmanuel 19-8 11-0   ECAC Tournament
2014-15 Emmanuel 19-11 11-0   GNAC Championship Appearance, ECAC Tournament
2015-16 Emmanuel 21-7 10-1   GNAC Championship Appearance 
2016-17 Emmanuel 20-8 14-2   GNAC Championship Appearance 
2017-18 Emmanuel 20-7 15-1   GNAC Championship Appearance 
2018-19 Emmanuel 24-6 11-1   NCAA Tournament 2nd round, GNAC Champions
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