B.S., Methodist College
In 16 seasons in charge at his alma mater, head coach Justin Terranova has directed 14 different Methodist teams to 10 or more victories in a season.
Terranova holds a 182-108-22 coaching record. In addition to those 182 victories, he has had 96 student-athletes named all-conference selections, and another 10 players were selected for the United Soccer Coaches/National Soccer Coaches of America Association’s NCAA Division III All-South Atlantic Region teams.
Terranova returned to Methodist in May 2002 following four years at NCAA Division I Old Dominion University from 1998-2001. In addition to his work in ODU’s program, Terranova also helped to expand the Chesapeake United Soccer Club. He served as the program’s Director of Coaching from 1999-2002.
Terranova started in goal for Methodist from 1992-1995, and was a co-captain on the school’s 1995 NCAA Division III National Runner-Up team. In all, the program claimed four Dixie Intercollegiate Athletic Conference titles as well as four NCAA Tournament bids during his time as goalkeeper. Terranova earned All-DIAC recognition during each of his four years, including first-team selections in 1992, 1993 and 1995. He holds the school records for career goals-against average (0.67 GAA) and shutouts (37) and single-season goals-against average (0.40 GAA in 1992). Additionally, he is tied with Lance Watkins for the program’s single-season shutout mark with 11 clean sheets in 1992.
Following his intercollegiate career, Terranova was a member of the 1996 Connecticut Wolves of the A-League.
Terranova graduated from Methodist in Dec. 1997 with a bachelor’s degree in political science and a minor in physical education.
Terranova married Jeannette Cox on May 5, 2001, in Norfolk, Va. She is also a graduate of Methodist, and was a cheerleader at the school. They are proud parents of Samuel Pierce and Olivia Kay.