Joe began his coaching career in 1968 and coached for 16 years before entering the business world. He won two Ivy League championships as defensive coordinator at Dartmouth (1982-83), set defensive and special teams records at Lafayette (1978-80), and turned around two high school programs.
After his 1983 football season with Dartmouth College, Joe decided to start a second career on Wall Street. He left coaching and enrolled in the Institutional MBA training program at Merrill Lynch. A total of 26 participants–25 MBAs and a football coach.