Edward Tubridy

Head Coach

Head Coach Edward Tubridy comes to the Huskies by way of the Boston Irish Wolfhounds RFC, where he has recently coached the backs. Coach Eddie comes from Ireland, where he played for Young Munster and also in the All Ireland League. He has also coached at The Institute of Technology Tralee, where he received an honors degree in Adapted Physical Education. Coach Ed comes from the Irish rugby culture and is a great factor in the NU rugby program.


Alex Miccio

Assistant Coach / Forwards Coach

Alex Miccio was a 4-year starter at D3 Stonehill College, where he lead the Stonehill Squad to 2 New England Championships and 2 East Coast Championships his junior and senior years. From Stonehill, Alex went on to play for the Boston Irish Wolfhounds RFC, going to both a men’s D3 National Championship in 2005 as well as a men’s D1 National Championship in 2011. Alex was also the assistant coach for both Stonehill’s Men’s and Women’s rugby teams from 2003-2005. Alex has also played with the Albany Knickerbockers (2006) and the Boca Raton Buccaneers (2008). Returning to Boston in 2008, Alex became very involved with the executive committee at the Wolfhounds, serving as Social Secretary, Vice President, and was President of the Wolfhounds from 2012-2015, the longest tenured President in club history. Alex is looking forward to continuing the great rugby tradition at Northeastern and is eager to instill his disciplined and technique driven approach to forward play.

Robert Carroll

Assistant Coach / Backs Coach

Bob Carroll’s rugby career began with Haverford Rugby Club while in high school. He then continued his rugby experience as a four-year starter at Catholic and 1 year as club president. Bob helped CUA rugby advance to finishing top 4 four in MARFU in 2006. In the summer of 2006 Bob selected as a 7s MARFU collegiate all-star in summer of 2006 and received “top back” award in 2008 with CUA rugby. Bob also has experience in the men’s division playing with Philly-Whitemarsh Rugby playing both 15s and 7s. Bob’s involvement with Northeastern Rugby began in fall season of 2013. He is employed as a financial advisor with an RIA in Boston, McAdam LLC.