"Augie" Leigh Maurelli joined the Georgetown athletic department staff in January of 2001 as strength and conditioning coach for the football program. After leaving the Hilltop briefly, he returned In the Winter of 2004, and was named director of strength and conditioning for all Hoya student-athletes.
Maurelli has created a department that was originally one full-time coach to a highly integrated, five person staff that oversees the development of over 700 Varsity Athletes throughout 27 sports, with a personal emphasis on Men's Basketball, Football, Women's Soccer and Track & Field.
Prior to his arrival at the Hilltop, Maurelli played four years of varsity football at Johns Hopkins University, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1997, and subsequently served as an assistant strength coach for three years under former Olympian and Olympic Coach Bill Starr. A current University Record Holder, Augie trained as an Olympic lifter from 1994-2000 until Coach Starr and continues to promote the sport.
In 2002, Maurelli received a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business. While working as an assistant S&C Coach, he credits the mentorship of Craig Fitzgerald (Head S&C Coach - Harvard University) and Dwight Galt (Head S&C University of Maryland) for much of his departmental approach, administration, and overall implementation.
Maurelli is certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCA). Maurelli is also registered USWF lifter and Club Coach, and has been featured in Ironman magazine, contributed to several publications such as The Strongest Shall Survive and Defying Gravity.