Giovanni dela Rosa returned to his alma mater as the as the men’s soccer assistant coach in January of 2013. Originally from Colombia, dela Rosa spent three years on the varsity team at Miami Spring Senior High School, where he served as team captain during his senior year. He went on to play for two years at Miami-Dade Community College before joining the Owls from 1989 to 1991. In his first year playing for FAU, dela Rosa made the NSCAA All-South Region Team and competed in the FISAA All-Star Game.