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Remembering Tony DiCicco

Teacher, Coach, Mentor

Play Hard, Have Fun

“If its not fun, its not soccer”


“My number-one team … my family”

Memorial Service




Inspire Transformtion

SoccerPlus Outreach

Founded by former WUSA player Sarah Kate Noftsinger and former WNBA player Ruth Riley, this organization’s mission is in its name. Anthony DiCicco has taken several trips to South Africa with the organization and Nicholas DiCicco and SoccerPlus Staff Coach, Jeff Parrish have arranged a strategic partnership with IT to support the efforts of SoccerPlus Outreach, a program first piloted in 2014 in Kenya, — select the SoccerPlus Outreach option.


CT Public Broadcasting Network

Tony, as a life-long educator had a deep love and respect for the transfer of knowledge. He was curious and passionate about history. His mission and values closely align with those of public broadcasting. CPTV in particular has shown their leadership in utilizing member support to fund the broadcasting of women’s athletics: or support your local stations. List “In Memory of Tony DiCicco” in the notes on payment page.

Children Incorporated

Solutions for Children around the world

For nearly two decades, Tony and Diane have been vocal proponents of Children Incorporated, an organization founded in 1964 by Jeanne Clarke Wood out of her home in Richmond, Virginia with the mission of providing sustainable solutions for children around the world to receive food, clothing, healthcare and education: — we recommend the Unsponsored Children’s Fund, list “In Memory of Tony DiCicco” in the notes on payment page.

Mia Hamm

Great coach, amazing man! We were so fortunate to have him be our teacher/leader. His lessons and love will never leave us.

Julie Foudy

Tony was one of the finest to grace this planet. His spirit will indeed live in us all Anthony. I smile thru the tears. His impact, immense.

Sydney Leroux

Thank you for everything, Tony. I am forever grateful that I had the honor of playing for you. Rest In Peace.

Mary Harvey

Tony DiCicco is an incredible example of how one person’s life can change so many. Am so grateful to have known him.


It takes courage to dream big and then to allow nothing to prevent you from realizing that dream.

— Tony DiCicco

Tony DiCicco


“To some, challenges are exhausting. To others, they are opportunities in waiting.”
— Tony DiCicco


“Have a vision and then create your own reality. Otherwise, someone else may create it for you.”
— Tony DiCicco


“Placing blame on others is easy. Taking responsibility for yourself is empowering.”
— Tony DiCicco


“When you set a goal, write it down and then it’s like making a promise to yourself.”
— Tony DiCicco


“Chemistry is a contribution that teammates make to each other, but it’s also something a coach can create or facilitate.”
— Tony DiCicco


“Talent is not enough. It’s an important component in a successful performance, but it’s really only a starting point.”
— Tony DiCicco