Justin Cardamone

Justin Cardamone
Head Coach, Soccer, Athletics
Office Phone
Office Location
Athletic & Recreation Building
Penn State Wilkes-Barre
44 University Drive
Dallas, PA 18612
Biography

Before Penn State, Coach Cardamone served as the assistant men’s soccer coach at Keystone College. Previous to that, he was head men’s soccer coach at Lackawanna College; he worked as an academy coach for the New York Red Bulls; he was an assistant men’s soccer coach at Penn State Scranton; and he served as head soccer coach at Lakeland Junior/Senior High School. Justin is also currently serving as a head coach for the Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer Association’s (EPYSA) Olympic Development Program, where his youth team competes regionally and at the national level. He is also actively involved with local club organizations such as TNT Elite FC, Lakeland Youth Soccer, Valley Youth Soccer and NEPSAY.

At Keystone, Coach Cardamone helped guide the Keystone College Men’s Program to its second-consecutive CSAC title in the 2019 season; the Keystone Giants finished the season 13-5-1, with a 6-1-0 mark in league play. In the 2017 season, the Giants ended the season as CSAC Runners-Up. During his time as the Lackawanna College NJCAA DI head men’s soccer coach, Cardamone led Lackawanna’s inaugural Men’s Soccer Program season to an 8-5-0 overall record and 2-4-0 in conference play. Four players were named to the NJCAA All-Academic Team, and three players earned 2nd Team All-Conference honors.

Cardamone holds a United Soccer Coaches Premier, Director of Coaching, Goalkeeper Level III license and his U.S. Soccer National C license. He is a PIAA official as well as an SAY soccer official.

Education

Justin Cardamone graduated from Keystone College in 2012 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education with a Minor in Mathematics. He also completed a Master’s of Science from Wilkes University in 2015, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with highest honors.