Tony Caputo is an admissions counselor, assistant athletic director and the head men’s basketball coach at Southern Virginia University.
Caputo came to Southern Virginia in 1998 as director of continuing education. He later served as assistant dean of admissions and acting director of admissions before becoming dean of admissions and financial aid in 1999, a position he held until 2008. During Caputo’s time as dean of admissions, Southern Virginia’s student population more than tripled in size. He was recipient of the Ed and Chieko Okasaki Service Award in 2011 at Southern Virginia University for service given the university and community.
Before coming to Southern Virginia, Caputo taught primarily American history and physical education for 14 years in three different Utah school districts. During that time, Caputo successfully coached several varsity sports, helping three different men’s basketball teams reach the state championship game.
Caputo graduated in 1984 from then Weber State College with a B.A. in history and was recognized as the outstanding physical education minor that year. In 1998 he received a master’s degree in education from Southern Utah University.
He served a fulltime mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Scotland.
Caputo resides in Buena Vista with his wife, Tammy. They have four children.
B.A., Weber State University, 1984; M.Ed., Southern Utah University, 1998
Southern Virginia University
One University Hill Drive
Buena Vista, VA 24416
310 Main Hall office