Tom Duffy is starting his 16th season with the Tribe staff. Prior to helping with the coaching duties at William and Mary, Duffy has spent time coaching at Oneonta High School, Oneonta State, and Hartwick.
During his 16 seasons with W&M, the Tribe has an overall record of 161-123-72 (.553), including a 81-49-24 (.603) Colonial Athletic Association mark. The College has advanced to six NCAA Tournaments and won CAA Championships in 1999, 2000, and 2010.
A 1965 graduate of Le Moyne College, Duffy played and coached soccer in England after completing his undergraduate work. Duffy’s first coaching experience was with the Royal Air Force Upper Heyford High School team in 1969
Duffy has an extensive and impressive history in the soccer coaching ranks. As head coach at Oneonta High School from 1972 to 1987, Duffy compiled a record of 226-71-25, sending more than 60 players on to play at the collegiate level. Then as the head coach at Oneonta State, Duffy posted a mark of 39-33-3. In his tenure as an assistant coach both at Hartwick College and William and Mary, Duffy’s teams have posted a combined record of 220-157-90. In total, as both a head coach and an assistant, Duffy has a career record of 485-261-101 (.627) in 854 matches.
In the spring of 2012, the men's soccer program created an endowment called the Tom and Peggy Natoli Duffy Endowment in honor of Duffy's service to the program.
Duffy was also involved with New York’s Empire State Games where he coached three Central Region teams, claiming one silver and two bronze medals. He also served for four years as the soccer chairman for the Games. In 2001, Duffy was selected to the New York State Section IV Hall of Fame for his years of service at the high school level.
A resident of Williamsburg with his wife Peggy, the couple has three daughters: Brigid; Jenn, who is married to current Syracuse University men’s soccer coach Ian McIntyre; and Kate. Duffy has two grandchildren: a grandson, Owen Prevelige, and a granddaughter, Lyla Jean McIntyre.