Rosanna Sguerra just finished her first season as Denison University's assistant volleyball coach for the 2017 season where the Big Red finished 15-14 on the year and 4th in the North Coast Athletic Conference regular season. The team received a bye for the first round of the NCAC tournament and advanced past Kenyon College where their season came to an end in the semi-final contest against Wittenberg University. The Big Red squad finished above .500 for the first time since the 2014 season and two members of the 2017 squad earned NCAC honors with Kristin Thewes capturing the NCAC's Libero of the Year award and Leah Reinfranck earning a first-team selection to the All-NCAC team.
Sguerra came to Denison from Otterbein University, where she spent the 2016 season as a graduate assistant volleyball coach for the Cardinals. In her lone year at Otterbein, the Cardinals earned a berth in the Ohio Athletic Conference tournament.
Before her time at Otterbein, Sguerra spent two years as an assistant varsity coach for the Columbus School for the Girls volleyball program. Sguerra has also spent the last five years with Advancement Academy Volleyball Club out of Westerville, where she has coached and mentored different National volleyball programs during practices, clinics and game preparations.
As a native of Columbus, OH, Sguerra earned her bachelor's degree in Spanish with a minor in nutrition from The Ohio State University. While at Ohio State, Sguerra was a four-year member of the women's volleyball club team. She served as club president and team captain during her senior campaign, in which her squad finished in second at the NCVF National Championships.