Ron Rolston is in his second season on the Boston College staff. Prior to coming to the Heights in June 2002, Rolston spent three years as an assistant coach at Harvard.
Rolston was Harvard's top assistant coach from 1999-2002. In that position, he coordinated the team's recruiting effort, directed the penalty kill, worked with the defensemen and oversaw the players' strength and conditioning program.
Rolston, who has extensive experience with USA Hockey, served as assistant coach for the 2003 U.S. National Junior Team that competed in the IIHF World Junior Championship in Halifax/Sydney, Nova Scotia.
Prior to joining the Harvard staff, Rolston spent three years at Clarkson (1996-99) and five years at Lake Superior State (1990-95). During his tenure to Clarkson, Rolston helped lead the Golden Knights to two ECAC regular-season titles and three NCAA Tournament berths.
At Lake Superior State, Rolston was a member of the coaching staff that guided the Lakers to five consecutive NCAA Tournament berths, including two national championships (1992 and 1994). Lake Superior State captured four CCHA Tournament titles in Rolston's five-year stint. Rolston served his first four years with the Lakers as assistant coach, before being elevated to associate head coach for the 1994-95 season.
A native of Fenton, Mich., Rolston is a 1990 graduate of Michigan Tech University. He was a three-year hockey letterman (1986-89) with the Huskies, serving as an assistant captain in his senior season. Rolston was the co-recipient of the 1986-87 Norbert Matovich Memorial Award as Michigan Tech's Most Outstanding Freshman.
Rolston is the brother of Boston Bruins standout Brian Rolston.