Terry Grossetti joined the YSU Athletics Department in April 2019 and will serve as the strength and conditioning coordinator for the Penguins football program.
Grossetti spent two years as the strength and conditioning coach at his alma mater, Slippery Rock, before joining YSU. Under his direction, the Rock went 15-5 and in 2018 the program advanced to the NCAA Division II Semifinals in addition to winning the PSAC West title.
He has seen a great deal of success as a personal trainer in the past 10 years. He created and served as the director of training at Grossetti Performance, which has two training facilities in western Pennsylvania.
Since 2014, Grossetti and his staff have worked with more than 1,000 athletes, including three football players that were drafted by NFL teams and an additional 10 athletes that signed undrafted free agent contracts with NFL teams. He has trained more than 100 NFL players and developed an NFL Pre-Draft program that has taken over 50 college players to the NFL including former Penguins Avery Moss, Derrick Rivers and Damoun Patterson. In the past two years, he has worked with 45 players who have signed professional contracts. He’s most known for training James Harrison, former Pittsburgh Steeler LB from 2011-12.
Prior to opening his own company, Grossetti spent two years as the director of sports performance at Power Train Sports in Wexford, Pa., and one year as the speed trainer at the House of Speed in Youngstown, Ohio. He has worked directly under Steve Saunders (Baltimore Ravens Head Strenght & Condititonincg Coach), Anthony Piroli (Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Strength & Condititoning Coach) and Pete Bommarito (Owner of Bommarito Performance Systems, Miami, Fla.).
Grossetti played in 33 games for Slippery Rock from 2006-08 at wide receiver for former SRU Head Coach George Mihalik. He finished his career with 98 receptions, 1,307 yards and 15 touchdowns. He ranks eighth in Slippery Rock history in career touchdown receptions, 15th in total receptions and 17th in receiving yards.