Joe Cillo

Joe Cillo joined the Bearcat lacrosse staff in August of 2021.

Most recently, he coached the defense at Lake Erie College from 2018-20 while earning his M.B.A. In his first and only full season there, he coached a first team all-conference defenseman and a send team all-conference goalie.

Prior to his time at Lake Erie, he coached for multiple club programs in the greater Cleveland area, including Xcelerate and Force Knights.

Cillo played defense for Seton Hill University from 2015-18, compiling All-American and Scholar All-American honors, as well as multiple GMAC All-Conference selections. He helped lead Seton Hill to its best season in team history in 2018, which culminated with a trip to the NCAA Division II Final Four.

Joe is a native of Cleveland, Ohio, and a graduate of Saint Ignatius High School.