Our Physical Education and Health teacher, Professor DeLucia, has been teaching in NYC for the past decade, with the past five here at Columbia Secondary School. With an M.S. in Health education, Professor DeLucia also holds a USA National Level 3 coaching certification for Rugby.  He has a strong commitment to community service, and has served as a volunteer in South Africa working on projects varying from agricultural to raising awareness about HIV/AIDS.

Professor DeLucia founded the Columbia Secondary School Rugby program. Our middle school boys and girls team have had a lot of success while our high school boys and girls teams have won 7 NYC PSAL Championships over the course of the first 4 years of the program. He also owns three small businesses, Farmacy NYC, NYC Trees, and Tyler’s Trees.