Danielle DeRosa

Clinical Instructor

Educational Leadership


Clinical Instructor, Sport Management


Educational Background:

Ed.D. – Educational Leadership, University of Connecticut
M.S. – Sport Management, University of Connecticut
B.A. – Communication Sciences, University of Connecticut

Areas of Expertise:  Community Engagement, Sport Based Youth Development, Partnership Development, Student Development


Danielle DeRosa is a Clinical Instructor in the Sport Management Program.  In this role she oversees the instruction of the experiential learning components of the Sport Management undergraduate program.  This work includes employer and alumni outreach and opportunities to foster partnerships that ensure high quality learning experiences for Sport Management Program students. 

Danielle also serves as an Assistant Director for Husky Sport, a campus-community partnership. Through this partnership, Husky Sport facilitates the opportunity for UConn staff and students to engage in a collaborative relationship with community and campus partners to develop, deliver, and evaluate youth development programs that are aimed at enhancing exposure, knowledge, and opportunity to engage in physical activity, healthy nutrition, and academic achievement, as part of positive lifestyles and opportunities.

Prior to these roles, Danielle has worked with campus partners to develop and sustain procedures and culture to support students’ experience.  This work is evidenced in Danielle’s involvement with the Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA) program at UConn, as well as her work in the Global Training and Development Institute (GTDI), an office of UConn Global Affairs. This work allowed Danielle to engage with college students and young professionals both at the University of Connecticut, and from around the world. Danielle oversaw collaborations with international institutions including Hong Kong Baptist University (Hong Kong), The University for Peace (Costa Rica), and The University of the Western Cape (South Africa).  

Previously, Danielle worked with the Office of First Year Programs and Learning Communities and the Counseling Program for Intercollegiate Athletes, in these roles Danielle provided structured academic support to students as they navigated the transition to the University of Connecticut.  

Danielle DeRosa
Contact Information
Phone860 486 2403
Office LocationGentry 202