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In his 14th season at Villanova, Rev. Rob Hagan, O.S.A. is an Associate Athletic Director. As part of his role in the Athletic Department, he oversees the areas of Sports Medicine and Strength and Conditioning, and is also the administrator for the golf and tennis programs. Father Rob came to Villanova in 2003 as the Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance, and was promoted to his current position in July 2004.
Father Rob graduated from Villanova with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1987. He went on to earn a J.D. from Widener University School of Law in 1990. After receiving his law degree, Father Rob spent seven years as an attorney with Gillin and Associates, where he served as Criminal Defense Counsel, in addition to handling contract negotiations, arbitrations and mediations. He also served as assistant counsel to the Solicitor for the Delaware County Solid Waste Authority and the Delaware County Register of Wills.
Father Rob entered the Order of Saint Augustine in 1997. He served as Chaplain as Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia and at the University of Maryland, College Park, and received a Masters in Theology from the Washington Theological Union in 2003. He is a past member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Delaware County Bar Association and the Delaware County Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys. Father Rob also serves as the chaplain for the Villanova men’s basketball and football teams.