A native of Los Angeles, CA, Capt. Rochino received a bachelor’s degree in physiological science from UCLA and a master’s in physical therapy from Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, CA. In June 2007, he reported to Army-Baylor University Doctoral Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy. He became a board certified orthopedic specialist and graduated in 2009 as a Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy and a Fellow of the Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists. He took on the role of the Dean of Students at the U.S. Naval War College in June 2023.