Derek Rousseau joins the MIT coaching staff for his first season in 2017-18 after four years as the head coach for the State University of New York at Oswego. He will oversee the men’s and women’s jumping events.
Rousseau holds several coaching certifications, including both the USATF Level III and IAAF Level 5 certifications in the jumping events and is a USTFCCCA Sprint / Hurdle / Relay Specialist. Rousseau also holds a USTFCCCA Strength and Conditioning license and is a NASM Certified Performance Enhancement Specialsit.
Rousseau received his M.Ed in Counseling from Providence College and earned his Bachelor in Psychology from Sacred Heart University in Connecticut in 2004.