Coach Rob Velasquez, a 2006 graduate of Endicott College, coached for four years is at Bentley University. (Waltham, MA) During his four years his duties included Recruiting Coordinator, Offensive Line, Defensive Line, Tight Ends and Running Backs.

Before joining the Falcon staff, Velasquez spent four years as an assistant coach at Tufts University. He was the offensive line coach and recruiting coordinator during the 2011 season after working with the defensive line the previous three. He was also the Jumbos’ Director of Football Operations from 2008-2011.

Velasquez’ resume also includes working as the offensive line coach at Buckingham, Browne and Nichols for two years, offensive coordinator for the Carrickfergus American Football Club in Northern Ireland during the summer of 2006, and offensive line coach for the United States All-Star Football Team in Belfast that same summer.

At Endicott, Velasquez played Offensive Line on the Gulls’ first four varsity football teams, serving as a four-year captain. He also played a season in Ireland before launching his coaching career.

A Colorado native and former captain at Laconia (N.H.) High School, Velasquez received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Endicott in 2006 and his Masters of Education in Educational Studies at Tufts.

Velasquez prides himself on getting the most out of the individual and making them reach their highest potential through the fundamentals of the game. He believes that every athlete, no matter the level, has to build a strong foundation of technique to, in turn, make their overall game grow.