Joseph S. Clinton
Joseph S. Clinton
Title: Director of Athletics/Head Coach Men's Basketball
Phone: 848-7700
Email: joe.clinton@dc.edu

Clinton was named Director of Athletics in 1989 and is the director of the highly successful Dominican College Boys and Girls Basketball Camps and Clinics. In 1996, he was recognized as the CACC Administrator of the Year.

In addition he also serves as the head coach of the men's basketball team with a 224-226 career record. He has led the program to three CACC Championships and four twenty-win seasons. He is a three-time recipient of the CACC Coach of the Year Award and was named All-Metropolitan Coach of the Year in 1996. Prior to Dominican's membership in the NCAA, Clinton guided two teams to the NAIA National Tournament.

Clinton has also served on numerous NCAA committees, including serving as the NCAA East Region and National Chair for Division II Baseball and is currently the East Region Chair of the Men’s Basketball Committee.  He is also a member of the National Association of Collegiate Director of Athletics (NACDA), the Athletics Directors Association (ADA) and the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).

In 2015, Clinton was inducted into the Rockland County Sports Hall Of Fame.


Clinton spent his collegiate career at Union College (NY) where he scored over a thousand points and earned a BA in English in 1983. As a scholastic player, he was a star point guard at Albertus Magnus High School (NY) and is in his alma mater's Hall of Fame.

Clinton and his wife, Marybeth, have five children: Tara, Joey, Laura, Kelly and Erin. He and his family reside in Pearl River, NY.