RL Summer faculty, staff and coaches have a variety of backgrounds and experiences that they energetically bring to the program and our campers each day. RL Summer teachers and coaches are members of The Roxbury Latin School faculty, teachers from other local independent and public schools, coaches at colleges and universities, or experts in the fields of education and art, industry and science. Regardless of their fields and backgrounds, they bring to RL Summer their expertise and energy, as well as their deep care and commitment to the young people in their charge.
of parents are satisfied with the quality of the RL Summer staff.
Director of Summer Programs
Football Clinic Coach
Mike Tomaino joined The Roxbury Latin School as Director of Summer Programs and head football coach in summer of 2019. Prior to his joining the staff at RL, Mike worked at Wake Forest University where he served as a defensive line graduate assistant for the football program. Mike majored in psychology and minored in education at Bates College, where he played football for four years on the varsity football team and was elected captain his senior year. Mike spent many summers working at youth camps in the Berkshires and Boston. Prior to Wake Forest University, he spent time working at Union College in New York.
Baseball Clinic Coach
Dave Cataruzolo is Roxbury Latin’s head varsity baseball coach and former assistant baseball coach at Trinity College. Coach Cataruzolo has also served as Trinity’s head hockey coach and Director of Hockey Operations at Harvard University, and is currently head varsity hockey coach at Roxbury Latin. He is a member of Roxbury Latin’s alumni and development office, and has been a member of the Roxbury Latin staff since 2013.
Boys’ Basketball Clinic Coach
The boys’ basketball clinic will be led by Roxbury Latin’s head Varsity Basketball coach, Sean Spellman. Sean is a graduate of The Roxbury Latin School and currently serves as the school’s Assistant Athletic Director. He played on RL’s varsity basketball team for four seasons and captained the team his senior year. In leading the summer clinic, he will be joined by collegiate players as well as current and former members of the Roxbury Latin varsity team.
What do parents say?
“The staff was great and having RL students and faculty members/coaches as directors was a real positive. They knew the school and connected well with the campers.”
“Both the adult and student staff were terrific. My sons loved being led by older students.”
“Coach Matthews and his staff are amazing! Always welcoming and energetic—thank you!”