Bill Curley
Bill Curley
Title: Head Men's Basketball Coach
Phone: 617-824-8993
Email: william_curley@emerson.edu

Bill Curley begins his seventh season at Emerson, with the 2014-2015 season serving as Curley's first season serving as the Head Coach of Emerson Men's Basketball. In his first three years, Curley served as the Associate Head Coach with Jim O'Brien leading the Lions to immense success including wins over the No. 1-ranked and returning NCAA Champion, Amherst and over No. 3 WPI in the 2013-2014 season.

Curley led the Lions to their first ever New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference Championship in 2019, defeating the WPI Engineers in the Championship game at the Brown & Plofker Gym.  

Bill was an outstanding player at Duxbury, HS where, as a senior he was recognized as one of the nation's premier players by being selected to the prestigious McDonald's All-American Team in 1990. 

Opting to play for former Emerson Coach Jim O'Brien at Boston College, Curley continued his illustrious career by being named Big East Conference Rookie of the Year as a freshmen and All Big East First Team in both his junior and senior years.  His college career was culminated by leading BC to the NCAA Elite Eight highlighted by consecutive wins over North Carolina (Dean Smith) and Indiana (Bob Knight) in 1994.

Upon graduating from BC Bill was drafted in the first round by the NBA's San Antonio Spurs and then went on to have a seven year pro career.

Bill continues to run and operate his very succesful Bill Curley Basketball Clinics on the South Shore. Bill, his wife Kim and children Jack (14), Caroline (12) and Andrew (8) live in Duxbury.

Jack Barrett
Jack Barrett
Title: Associate Head Men's Basketball Coach
Email: john_barrett2@emerson.edu

Jack Barrett, a 2010 graduate of Franklin Pierce University in New Hampshire, has been coaching at Emerson since 2011. He started by serving as an Assistant Coach for three seasons under Head Coach Jim O'Brien before moving into an Associate Head Coach position with Bill Curley.

Since joining the Lions, Barrett has been involved in all faucets of the program, with emphasis on recruiting, player development, scouting opponents, practice and game planning, scheduling, and fundraising.

An Andover, Mass. native, Barrett was named All-Scholastic by both the Boston Globe and Boston Herald in 2004 as a senior at Andover High. After playing a year at prep school basketball power house New Hampton School, Barrett went on to receive a full scholarship to Franklin Pierce University, serving as a three-year captain.  He finished his collegiate career at Wentworth Institute of Technology.

Upon graduation, Barrett started his coaching career at Suffolk University under Head Coach Adam Nelson qualifying for the league playoffs.

With Emerson, Barrett has recruited and developed a number of star athletes including five 1st Team All-Conference members, four 2nd Team All-Conference members, three All-Rookie Team members, 1 Rookie of the Year, 1 NEWMAC Playoff MVP, and 2 Emerson Athlete of the Year awards.  Barrett also was a huge factor in Emerson’s most recent success, winning the school its first ever NEWMAC Championship (2018-19) and qualifying for the NCAA tournament (2018-19) for the first time in school history.  He has qualified for conference playoffs at Emerson in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2018, and 2019.

Ruben Del-Rosario
Ruben Del-Rosario
Title: Assistant Coach

Coach Delrosario is a Springfield, Ma native...Massachusetts College Of Liberal Arts 15', 3 year player and member of the men's basketball program 2 year starter and 2 year captain. Finished his career as a 1000 point scorer & top ten in steals & assists in program history. With experience ranging from grassroots youth development to coaching at the prep school level (The Macduffie School), in which he played a part in the development  (on and off the court) of various student athletes that's gone off to play Division 1 and in the NBA. As a volunteer assistant at American International College the yellow jackets  had the second best defensive efficiency in the NE10 (helped in various capacities from recruiting to on the court development.  He had a brief stint as the head coach of semi pro team "Las Vegas Huskies" in Las Vegas, NV and has extensive overseas experience as a player and a coach, coaching in China with Nike Rise Academy.  Coach Delrosario also coaches on the EYBL circuit with Boston Amatuer Basketball Club. He currently resides in Boston, MA.