Jon Panella was the first Head Men's Soccer Coach at ASA. Coach Panella brings a wealth of experience to ASA as a Head Coach and Assistant Coach as well as a strong playing background. The last two years he was the Head Men's Soccer Coach at Globe Institute of Technology where he turned a losing program around into a championship program. In his first season they finished with a 9-7 record and made the post season for the first time in three years. In his second season they went on to win the NJCAA Division 1 Region 21 championship and finished 12-4-2.
In 2005 Coach Panella worked as the First Assistant at Drew University where they went 13-5-3 and were ranked as high as 18th in the nation NCAA Division 3. In 2003-2004 Coach Panella was the First Assistant at NCAA Division 1 Manhattan College. Prior to his College Coaching Career Coach Panella was the Head Boys Soccer Coach at Bayley Ellard High School 1999-2003. In his first season they went 20-1 capturing both the Colonial Hills Conference Championship and Morris County Championship. Besides coaching college and high school soccer coach Panella worked as Head NJ State team Olympic Development Coach from 2000-2007 in various age groups as well has a Region 1 National Team evaluator in 2006, 2007. Coach Panella is currently also a U.S Youth Soccer Coaching School Instructor teaching adult Coaching Licenses. Coach Panella holds his United States Soccer Federation "A" License as well as his National Youth License.
Coach Panella was hired as the Boy's Head Coach for New Providence High School in New Jersey. In three short years, he was able to turn the program around and the school became the 2017 Union County Valley Division Champions. In February 2018 he went back to ASA College - Brooklyn Campus as the Women's Head Coach.