In high school, Coach DiCruttalo lettered 3 years as a varsity player at Franklin High where he was part of two league championship teams and was named First-Team All-League twice. After high school, he continued his playing career at Westfield State University. During his senior year, he was elected captain where he led the team in steals & assists and finished second in points & rebounds. After graduation, Coach DiCruttalo has held various coaching positions at the high school and university level.
Serving multiple years as a college, high school, and youth basketball coach, as well as serving on multiple town & recreational travel boards, has given him a unique insight into overall basketball player development. Over the past 10 years, Coach Di Cruttalo has had the opportunity to work with players all across the development spectrum. From directing youth instructional leagues to helping potential college players maximize their potential and find opportunities to continue their careers after college, Joe has gained a unique view on the best tactics to maximize development for players of all skill levels and ages.