Russell DeRosa has served for over 10 seasons as a strength and conditioning coach at Boston College. After serving five seasons, he was promoted to Director of Strength & Conditioning for Olympic Sports in 2007.
DeRosa joined the BC staff after seven years (1996-2002) at Yale University, the last five as Associate Director of Sports Conditioning. In that position, he oversaw the strength & conditioning for 32 intercollegiate sports programs.
In addition to his Yale experiences, DeRosa also worked with the New Haven-Connecticut entry to the American Hockey League (1998-99) and with Boston University (1995-96) as an academic intern.
DeRosa received his bachelor's degree in health and fitness from Springfield College in 1995. He earned a master's degree in exercise science with an emphasis on exercise physiology from Southern Connecticut State University in 2001.
He is a member of the National Strength & Conditioning Association.
Russel, his wife Alex and son, Andrew reside in West Peabody.