Todd Ciochetto
Todd Ciochetto
Title: Head Coach
Phone: 651-278-5894
Todd Ciochetto is in his sixth season as head coach of the NIACC women's basketball team with a record of 121-45.
Ciochetto's teams have won NJCAA Region XI titles in 2016 and 2019.
NIACC was 25-6 in Ciochetto's first season and the Lady Trojans advanced to the NJCAA Region XI title game in the 2014-15 season.
NIACC was 23-12 and qualified for the NJCAA Division II national tournament in the 2015-16 season where the Lady Trojans went 1-2. Ciochetto was selected as the 2015-16 NJCAA District E coach of the year.
NIACC was 19-13 in the 2017-18 season and advanced to the NJCAA Region XI title game before falling to eventual NJCAA Division II national champion Kirkwood.
NIACC was 26-7 overall in the 2017-18 season and also advanced to the NJCAA Region XI title game.
In the 2018-19 season, the Lady Trojans shared the regular season ICCAC title with Kirkwood and topped the Eagles 77-70 in the regional title game to advance to the national tournament. Ciochetto was selected as the 2018-19 NJCAA Region XI coach of the year.
Ciochetto was the assistant women's coach at NIACC under Kelli Terrell from 2011-14.
Ciochetto is originally from Chisholm, Minnesota, where he played for Bob McDonald, the winningest coach in Minnesota Sports history.  His father, Mike, is a member of the Minnesota Girl's Basketball coaching hall-of-fame and was the girls basketball and volleyball coach at Chisholm High School.  Ciochetto played his college basketball at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls under its all-time winningest coach, Rick Bowen.
Ciochetto began his coaching career at North High School in 2001.  He was the men's assistant basketball coach at Scottsdale Community College in 2005, before moving back to Minnesota.  Ciochetto started BAM, Basketball Academy of Minnesota, upon moving to Owatonna in 2006, which has given him the opportunity to coach basketball 12-months a year. Ciochetto was the head boy's coach at Nicollet (MN) High School in 2009-10 where his team improved from 9 wins the previous season to a very successful 16-9 season.