Contact:   Jeff Oliver  •   joliver@holycross.edu  •   508-793-2313

Jeff Oliver

Jeff Oliver, Program Director

Jeff Oliver is the director of the program for the 20th year. He has been the strength and conditioning director at Holy Cross for the past 22 years. Jeff has served as a strength and conditioning coach at Boston University and Hartwick College as well as for the St. Louis Blues and Worcester Ice Cats

Jeff earned a Bachelor of Science from Boston College and earned his Masters Degree in Human Movement from Boston University. He was recently named a Master Strength and Conditioning Coach by the CSCCA. One of only 156 in the country. He also holds certification through the NSCA. Jeff has coached both basketball and football at the collegiate level and played football professionally for 5 years.

Jeff continues to lead the Field in his practical application of scientific research. He is a sought after speaker at sport training clinics and conferences throughout the Northeast. Jeff and his wife Katie have an 18 year old son Peter, a 16 year old daughter Corinne, a 14 year old daughter, Lydia and a 12year old son, Keating.


Bob Donahue

Bob Donohue

Bob returns for his third year with the BeAthletic program. A native of Hudson, MA., Bob has gained considerable experience over the past 3 years. He interned at Coastal Carolina and Holy Cross and recently received his Masters Degree in Exercise Science at Merrimack University. While at Merri mack he trained Women’s Soccer, Field Hockey, Men’s Track and Field and assisted with Men’s Hockey. While at Holy Cross Bob worked with football, men’s rowing , hockey, soccer and lacrosse. He is certified by both the NSCA and the CSCCa. Bob is a tireless coach who takes great pride in improving athletic performance. Athletes love Bob’s positive energy and fun loving attitude!


Alex Rechen

Alex Rechen

Alex Rechen will be in her first year with the BeAthletic program. Alex recently received her Masters Degree in Strength and Conditioning from Springfield College. Alex completed her undergrad at Ithaca College and has experience working at Notre Dame and Springfield College with Hockey, Basketball, Soccer, Golf and Tennis. Alex has worked directly with Mens and Womens Track and Field at Springfield College and is considered a speed development specialist. . Alex is a technical master and has endless energy!


Greg Piteo

Greg Piteo

Greg Piteo will be joining us this summer after completing his first year as an assistant Strength and Conditioning coach at Holy Cross. Greg worked with Women’s Lacrosse and the Swim and Dive teams this past year. Greg is a recent recipient of ha Master’s Degree in Sport Psychology at Springfield College and is certified by both the CSCCa and the NSCA. Greg is known as a task master of a coach who gets the most out of the athletes he trains!