Alan DeGennaro was named the full-time strength and conditioning coach for Carnegie Mellon Athletics in 2011. The University of Pittsburgh graduate has worked in many venues including the National Football League (NFL) and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
DeGennaro returns to Pittsburgh after spending three seasons as the assistant strength and conditioning coach with the Cleveland Browns. Prior to his stint in the NFL, DeGennaro coached speed development programs to high school and amateur athletes in the Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania area.
DeGennaro earned his bachelor's degree in athletic training from the University of Pittsburgh in 1997 and earned his master’s degree in kinesiology in 1999 from the University of Tennessee. At Tennessee, he worked with the strength and conditioning staff for the Vols’ football program from 1998-99 while attending graduate school.
The Altoona, Pennsylvania, native then joined the University of Pittsburgh staff as an assistant strength and conditioning coach for two seasons before directing the sports performance program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center from 2001-03. From 2004-05, DeGennaro worked at Velocity Sports Performance, also located in Pittsburgh.