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Winter Combine Coaches Profiles: Dan Carson

12/11/2017, 2:15pm CST
By HypeMan

Get to know Coach Carson (United States Air Force Academy) as he joins this year’s Winter Combine staff.


Get To Know Coach Carson

Current Position: 

Offensive Coordinator - United States Air Force Academy

Positional Expertise: 


What excites you about coming down to Texas?

It’s always exciting getting out to Texas, the quality of talent and athleticism is exploding. That and having the opportunity to play hours of 3X.

2017 SoCon Champs after a 9-6 win over Richmond

Coaching Path

Coach Carson is now going into his 2nd year as the Offensive Coordinator for Falcons. Before joining the staff in Colorado Springs Coach Carson was a member of the Princeton University lacrosse staff where he worked with the face-off unit and assisted with all facets of the Princeton program's on and off field development.

Prior to his stint with Princeton, Coach Carson helped Richmond lacrosse to a perfect regular season during their inaugural year in the SoCon. During his time in Richmond, Coach Carson worked closely with the Spiders' face-off unit and helped Richmond's defense become No. 2 overall in both scoring defense and man-down defense in all of Division I.

Before spending a year at Richmond, Carson was the head coach at Grove City College, where he was named the CCLA Division II Coach of the Year after an 11-5 record and a spot in the MCLA D-II quarterfinals in 2014. He has also coached at Ohio Valley University, where he earned his master's degree, and Yorktown High School in Virginia, his alma mater.

Playing Resume

Coach Carson is a 2012 graduate of Marymount College, where he scored 63 goals and had 98 points as a four-year starting attackman of the Saints. During his time at Marymount College, Coach Carson was also a three time letter-winner in swimming; he served as team captain for both sports.


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