Ahead of the 2018 boys lacrosse season, the Strikers would like to welcome Dave Daly as the Director of Boys Lacrosse. Daly joins the Strikers with over 10 years of coaching experience at the high school, club and collegiate level.
"I am very excited to welcome Dave Daly into our Strikers organization as the full-time Director of Boys Lacrosse," said Director of Sports, Kendall Adkins. "He brings a wealth of knowledge and organization with him and we are ready to get our 2018 Fall season started!"
Dave Daly has most recently worked as the assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach at Guilford College in North Carolina. At Guilford he was responsible for helping with recruiting, scouting, running practices and focuses on defensive and face-off players during games.
Prior to starting at Guilford College, Daly was the head coach for Hanover High School boys lacrosse team for three years. In 2016, he lead the team to a state semi-final appearance, while picking up the Conference and Regional Coach of the Year award.
"Having the opportunity to work for Strikers and teach this amazing game of lacrosse to the youth of Central Virginia is something that I am very excited about," said Dave Daly when asked about joining the Strikers. "Richmond will love the fast-paced and upbeat style of play that I grew up with in New York. With the support and leadership from the Richmond Strikers organization, the sky truly is the limit for our youth lacrosse program, as well as all of Strikers sports moving forward. The Strikers community is built upon an outstanding base of players, coaches and families and I am thrilled to be a part of it."
Daly has also coached at Randolph-Macon College, Mills E. Godwin High School and Glen Allen High School. He also has experience coaching in club, having coached with the Richmond Hawks, Richmond RoughRiders, Coast to Coast Lacrosse and the A.O.D. Richmond Lacrosse Club.
He played lacrosse at Molloy College, a NCAA DII school in New York. Daly was an All-NYCAC defenseman in 2003, 2004 and 2005.
Registration for the 2018 Fall Ball season opens on August 1st, stay tuned to the Strikers website for more details!
For any questions, please email Dave Daly, [email protected]