Coach Andrew Towers – Bio
Andy Towers brings over 19 years of Division 1 College coaching experience to the table, most recently at Dartmouth College, where he served as the Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach from 2009-2014 and assistant coach from 2005-2009. Towers spent the 2004 season as the head coach at the University of Hartford as the team recorded the highest team grade point average in the history of the program. His one-year stint with the Hawks was preceded by two years at Fairfield University as the assistant head coach as he helped guide the Stags to their first Great Western Lacrosse League Championship and first appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Towers began his career coaching in the Ivy League, having served as an assistant for three years at Yale (1999-2001) as well as two seasons at his alma mater, Brown (1994 and ’96).
Recently inducted into the US Lacrosse – Connecticut Hall of Fame as well as the Brown University Sports Hall of Fame, Towers had an illustrious career as a player. After earning All-American as a junior at New Canaan HS in CT, he went on to make the 1988 19 & Under USA Team. At Brown, he led the Bruins to Ivy and New England Championships, earned Division 1 All-American 3 times at 2 different positions (2X 1st-Team AA at midfield, once HM at attack), All-Ivy 3X, All-New England 3X, and Ivy League Player of the Year honors once. He still holds the records at Brown for both goals in a season (59) and goals in a career (150). After college, Towers continued his playing career in the professional indoor (National Lacrosse League – Philadelphia Wings, Boston Blazers, NY Saints) and outdoor (Major League Lacrosse – Boston Cannons, Bridgeport Barrage) leagues, earning All-Star Honors in Major League Lacrosse while leading the league in face-off winning percentage at 58%.