Rocky Urso was a 1987 graduate of Berlin High School who stood out in football, where in the 1984-1985 season he was selected to the All Northwest Conference Team. During the 1985-1986 season he was team captain and the team was the Co-Northwest Conference Champion.
However, it was in wrestling where Rocky really excelled. During the 1985-1986 season he was the Northwest Conference Champion in his weight class. He also won the Class S State Championship. In the 1986-1987 season he was selected captain of the wrestling team and went on to win the 157 lb Northwest Conference Championship and the State Championship. He went on to the New England Tournament and became the first Connecticut wrestler to win a New England Championship.
Rocky went on to wrestle at CCSU where he captained the wrestling team and qualified for the Division I National Championship Tournament.
Rocky resides in West Hartford and is an administrator in the physical therapy field.