Federici joins Navy after four seasons at Delaware.
Matt Spalluzzi is in his first season as assistant coach of the Navy lightweight rowing team. Spalluzzi comes to the Naval Academy after coaching the Annapolis Rowing Club and Bryn Mawr High School squads for the last three years.
Spalluzzi was a member of the lightweight rowing team at Loyola University where he was a three-time varsity letterwinner. Spalluzzi captained the team as a senior and was voted "Most Dedicated" by his teammates his junior and senior seasons.
The Boston native remains active on the water as he currently rows for the Baltimore Rowing Club.
Spalluzzi graduated from Loyola in 2008 with a bachelor's degree in political science.