Dean Niro began playing Rugby at the University of Colorado in the 1980's. At Colorado, he played on teams that finished second and third in the nation and was selected to the Eastern Rockies Select Side. He also played for the Boulder Rugby Club, the Gentlemen of Aspen, the Chicago Lions and the Lincoln Park Rugby Club. Most recently, Dean has been seen playing "old boys" Rugby for the Northwest Woodsmen.
Dean has a passion for the sport of Rugby and wants to teach young players about the game he loves so much.
Dean is an attorney in Chicago and lives in Arlington Heights with his wife, Pam. He has three sons, Nick, Marcus and Zack, who played for the Stallions.