CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Ron DiGravio has joined the Harvard University football coaching staff as a defensive line coaching assistant in an announcement by Tim Murphy, the Thomas Stephenson Family Head Coach for Harvard Football.
DiGravio comes to Harvard after spending three seasons as running backs and wide receivers coach at the University of New Haven.
In 2011, New Haven earned top spot in the ECAC's Lambert Meadowlands Division Poll, signifying Eastern supremacy in the Division II football ranks. The Chargers went 11-2 overall, winning the Northeast-10 Conference and earning a national ranking of No. 5 while advancing to the national quarterfinals.
In 2010, DiGravio helped coach one of the NE-10's best rushing offenses and New Haven Gridiron Club Offensive Player of the Year Victor Jones.
DiGravio came to the University of New Haven after coaching one season at King's College (Pa.), where he coached the linebackers.
A 2008 graduate of Bates College with a degree in American Studies, DiGravio was a four-year letterman, playing running back and linebacker positions. As a freshman, he rushed for a team-high 471 yards in eight games before moving to linebacker as a sophomore. There, he totaled 169 tackles in three seasons. In 2006, he was the Bobcats' leading tackler and was presented with the Robert P. Schmidy Courage Award.
DiGravio earned his master's degree in business administration from New Haven in 2010.