Dan Rezendes has been the Director of the Thornburg Fitness Center since the facility opened in the fall of 2002. Previously, Dan had directed fitness programs at Northeastern University (1999-2002) and the Old Colony YMCA (1989-1999). Dan is a 1990 graduate of BSU (B.S. Physical Education/ Exercise Science) and a 2004 graduate of the University of New Haven (M.S. Human Nutrition).
Currently Dan helps in the testing and training of BSU's athletes and is certified by the NSCA and ACSM. Since 2004 Dan has played a leadership role in the planning, development, and maintenance of the Great Hill Trails on campus.
Dan has competed in racquetball, handball, road racing, bicycling, duathlon, and rowing. His interests include bicycle touring, endurance sports, motorcycles, hiking, and motorsports. Dan resides in Taunton with his wife, Dana, and daughter Stephanie.