August 25, 2011

Dalgliesh Returns to Marywood as Head Coach

from press release

SCRANTON, Pa.
– Scott Dalgliesh has been named Marywood University's Head Men's Lacrosse Coach according to an announcement made today by Dr. Mary Jo Gunning, Director of Athletics and Recreation. Dalgliesh returns to Marywood, where he served as the Pacers' assistant coach from 2007-2009, after stints at Division I schools Lafayette College and Brown University.

Dalgliesh most recently served as the first assistant coach and offensive coordinator at Brown where he helped produce two Second Team All-New England offensive players and a Second Team All-Ivy offensive player. Dalgliesh also helped the 2011 Bears improve their faceoff win percentage from the previous season and was actively involved in planning team travel and meals, film analysis, and recruitment, among other duties.

Prior to joining the coaching staff at Brown, Dalgliesh spent a season as an assistant coach at Lafayette College where he worked with 2010 Patriot League Coach of the Year Terry Managan. Serving as a defensive coordinator, Dalgliesh helped lead the Leopards to one of the of the most improved seasons in Division I as Lafayette spent eight weeks in the national rankings, reaching at high as 8th in the nation. The Leopards would go on to earn the program's first-ever appearance in the Patriot League Championship Tournament.

Dalgliesh broke into the college coaching ranks at Marywood in 2007 joining Head Coach Mic Grant on the staff as the Pacers launched their men's lacrosse program at the varsity level. Dalgliesh would help guide Marywood to a 9-5 record and a berth in the conference playoffs in the team's first year of competition. The following year, the Pacers posted their first-ever 10-win season and advanced to the Colonial States Athletic Conference Championship Game. During his time at Marywood, Dalgliesh was active in all aspects of the program including recruiting, fundraising, and developing strength and conditioning program.

Certified as a United States Lacrosse Level I Coaching Trainer, Dalgliesh enjoyed an outstanding playing career at Dickinson College, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Law and Policy before going on to earn a Masters Degree in Public Administration at Marywood.

Dalgliesh becomes the second head coach in program history as he replaces Mic Grant, who resigned earlier this summer.


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