TJ DiMuzio joined the Monmouth staff as wide receivers coach in March of 2014.
In his first two seasons overseeing the Hawk wideout crops, DiMuzio has mentored a pair of all-conference players, including Neal Sterling who became the second player drafted in Monmouth history. In Sterling's senior season at Monmouth, and DiMuzio's first, the Belmar, NJ native rewrtote the school record for receptions on his way to a First Team All-Big South honor. That April the Jacksonville Jaguars selected Sterling in the seventh round of the NFL draft.
In 2015 Darren Ambush led a talented wide receiving corp for MU, earning first team all-league honors after finishing third in the Big South in receptions and reception yardage. Ambush, a preseason all-conference selection in 2016 is set to enter the MU top-10 in both catches and yardage. DiMuzio has also mentored upstart wideout Reggie White Jr., who led the Hawks in TD receptions as a redshirt freshman in 2015.
DiMuzio came to Monmouth from Widener University where he served as Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator and also served as the quarterbacks coach and recruiting coordinator. With seven years of coaching experience, DiMuzio has also coached at Bowling Green, Hofstra and his alma mater University of Delaware.
At Widener, DiMuzio led a Pride offense that ranked first in the Middle Athletic Conference in total offense, scoring offense, pass offense, third down conversions, first downs and completion percentage. Under DiMuzio’s tutelage wideout Anthony Davis earned All-America honors and broke a trio of single-season school receiving records. Quarterback Seth Klein was also named MAC Rookie of the Year after leading the country in completion percentage and throwing for 2,809 yards and 17 touchdowns.
Prior to Widener, DiMuzio spent four seasons at the FBS level at Bowling Green University. His first role was Defensive Graduate Assistant for the 2009 and 2010 seasons, where he worked with the Falcon defensive ends. In January of 2011, DiMuzio was elevated to Director of Player Personal where he also served as the Assistant Special Teams Coordinator and Recruiting Coordinator. In that role he coordinated nationwide recruiting efforts, organized recruiting areas, developed offensive game plans for weekly opponents and coordinated the Falcons’ special teams.
After a one year stop coaching the tight ends at Hofstra, DiMuzio returned to Delaware where he worked with the Blue Hen wide receivers in 2008 and running backs in 2007. During that two-year span DiMuzio coached All-America and Walter Payton Award finalist Omar Cuff in 2007 and All-Colonial Athletic Association wide receiver Aaron Love, who set Delaware’s all-time reception record in 2008. A perennial nationally-ranked team, Delaware went 11-3 and played in the National Championship game with DiMuzio on the coaching staff in 2007.
A 2006 graduate of The University of Delaware, DiMuzio played quarterback for the Blue Hens. As a student assistant with UD, the Pennington, N.J., native worked with the outside linebackers during the 2005 season. DiMuzio earned a master’s degree in athletic administration from Bowling Green University in May of 2012.