Coaches

Roger Marandino
Strength and Conditioning Coach
College:
Kean University & Connecticut
Hometown:
Vineland, N.J.
Experience:
4

Roger Marandino enters his third season as the strength and conditioning coach of the Indianapolis Colts.

 

In 2012, Marandino installed a new strength and conditioning program, which helped assist the team to back-to-back 11-5 records and playoff berths, including the AFC South Division Title in 2013. Marandino, who holds 22 years of experience in the field, came to Indianapolis from the Philadelphia Eagles, where he served as the team’s assistant strength and conditioning coach for the 2011 season.

 

From 1995-2011, Marandino served as the director of strength and conditioning for Brown University, which holds the third-largest athletic program in the country. He was responsible for developing and implementing all components of the school’s classic Olympic-style program with an emphasis on proper training and technique.

 

Marandino also holds two years of experience as the graduate assistant strength and conditioning coach at the University of Connecticut from 1993-95. His focus was mainly on the school’s football, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s soccer and baseball teams. During his stay, Marandino was a Health, Fitness and Weight Training Instructor at UConn for the Department of Exercise, Sport and Leisure. He instructed undergraduate and graduate students during a 16-week credit course that included nutrition, cardiovascular, weight training and fundamental principles of health and wellness.

 

Following his graduation from Kean University of New Jersey, Marandino held a strength and conditioning internship at the University of Pacific in Stockton, Calif. He also earned his master’s degree from UConn with a concentration on biomechanics and motor control.

 

In 2000, Marandino was named the National Strength and Conditioning Association Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Professional of the Year. He holds a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association CSSS Certification as well as being a certified strength and conditioning specialist by the NSCA. Marandino also holds the Master Strength Coach Distinction, which he was honored with in May of 2012 from the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Association. He has also been an NSCA National Conference speaker, giving 10 presentations at NSCA conferences.

 

A former drug-free power lifting competitor, Marandino has won three national championships.

 

Marandino and his wife, Caroline, have two daughters, Annabella and Susanna. He is a native of Vineland, N.J.

 

Coaching Career

1993-1995       Connecticut                 Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning

1995-2011       Brown                          Director of Strength and Conditioning

2011                Philadelphia Eagles    Assistant Strength and Conditioning

2012-2014       Indianapolis Colts        Strength and Conditioning

Roger Marandino enters his third season as the strength and conditioning coach of the Indianapolis Colts.

 

In 2012, Marandino installed a new strength and conditioning program, which helped assist the team to back-to-back 11-5 records and playoff berths, including the AFC South Division Title in 2013. Marandino, who holds 22 years of experience in the field, came to Indianapolis from the Philadelphia Eagles, where he served as the team’s assistant strength and conditioning coach for the 2011 season.

 

From 1995-2011, Marandino served as the director of strength and conditioning for Brown University, which holds the third-largest athletic program in the country. He was responsible for developing and implementing all components of the school’s classic Olympic-style program with an emphasis on proper training and technique.

 

Marandino also holds two years of experience as the graduate assistant strength and conditioning coach at the University of Connecticut from 1993-95. His focus was mainly on the school’s football, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s soccer and baseball teams. During his stay, Marandino was a Health, Fitness and Weight Training Instructor at UConn for the Department of Exercise, Sport and Leisure. He instructed undergraduate and graduate students during a 16-week credit course that included nutrition, cardiovascular, weight training and fundamental principles of health and wellness.

 

Following his graduation from Kean University of New Jersey, Marandino held a strength and conditioning internship at the University of Pacific in Stockton, Calif. He also earned his master’s degree from UConn with a concentration on biomechanics and motor control.

 

In 2000, Marandino was named the National Strength and Conditioning Association Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Professional of the Year. He holds a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association CSSS Certification as well as being a certified strength and conditioning specialist by the NSCA. Marandino also holds the Master Strength Coach Distinction, which he was honored with in May of 2012 from the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Association. He has also been an NSCA National Conference speaker, giving 10 presentations at NSCA conferences.

 

A former drug-free power lifting competitor, Marandino has won three national championships.

 

Marandino and his wife, Caroline, have two daughters, Annabella and Susanna. He is a native of Vineland, N.J.

 

Coaching Career

1993-1995       Connecticut                 Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning

1995-2011       Brown                          Director of Strength and Conditioning

2011                Philadelphia Eagles    Assistant Strength and Conditioning

2012-2014       Indianapolis Colts        Strength and Conditioning