Becky Iaccino begins her first season as graduate assistant for softball at Concordia University Chicago.
Iaccino played collegiately at Indiana State University where she served as the team’s captain and earned all-conference honors. Upon graduation, Iaccino played professionally in Italy from 2003 to 2011. Some highlights from her club career include playing for Bollati in 2003, which won the Italian Softball League championship, and playing in 2007 with Forli, which won the European Cup Championship. In her final season, she won a Gold Glove and was named an All-Star while playing for Macerata.
Iaccino also played for the Italian National team from 2005 to 2007. During that time, Italy won consecutive European Championships, their seventh and eighth titles overall. In 2006, they finished sixth in the International Softball Federation World Championships in Beijing, China and, in 2007, they finished second in the EURAFRICA Olympic Qualifier.
Iaccino returned to the U.S.A. in 2012 where she assumed the positions of player development instructor and coach for the Downers Grove Rebels softball club. While at the team’s events, she met CUC head softball coach Sarah O’Malley-Fisher. Iaccino expressed her excitement in coaching softball and sharing her experiences with developing young athletes.
Iaccino also brings quality coaching experience to her new position at CUC. She was the head coach at Marian University and was named the Lake Michigan Conference Coach of the Year in 2003. She was also an assistant coach at Indiana State University for one season and at Elmhurst College for five seasons.
Iaccino graduated from the Indiana State University in 2000 with a BS in Athletic Training. Currently, she is enrolled at Concordia University Chicago to complete her masters in Exercise Science with a concentration in Corrective Exercise/Human Movement with a graduation date in 2015.