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John Rogener

School

Siena College

Position
Midfield
Major
Marketing and Management
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Classroom

Rogener maintains a 3.42 GPA in marketing and management. A two-time Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference all-academic team selection, Rogener aspires to be both a teacher and a coach.

Character

Rogener enters his senior season as a team captain. Said coach Brian Brecht: “Everything he has achieved and accomplished, he has earned. He is the heart and soul of our team and program, and most importantly our school. Everyday John puts on his hard hat and goes to work. Whether it be in the classroom, weight room, practice, or communicating to our team. He has a drive to be the best in everything that he does with perfection in mind so that he can accomplish excellence. He is a humble and quiet leader who is very selective with his words. He leads by example.”

Community

From coach Brecht: “The best part of John Rogener is that he is a tremendous person and ambassador for Siena College and our surrounding community. There are numerous charities and events John has spearheaded. To name a few groups John is a part of, John is one of two representatives in our program for the SAAC program here at Siena. He has been our representative for the last three years.  He has led the team to work with Ronald McDonald house for the past four years. This year, every Saturday in October John led a small group of Siena Lacrosse players to help out the Challenger Sports group who work with mentally challenged kids. The guys got to play soccer and enjoy some great time together out on the pitch.  John has also worked with the Center of Disabilities Telethon over the past four years, not only helping out with the phones but he is at the absolute center of our teams coordination to giving in a donation from our program.”

Competition

After his junior season, Rogener was named to the All-MAAC second team. He has played an instrumental role both on and off the field in helping Siena win three MAAC regular-season championships in the past four years. Siena has posted a 32-17 record including a 20-4 mark in the MAAC during his first three seasons, which included the 2009 MAAC championship and the Saints’ first-ever appearance in the NCAA tournament.