Andrew Daly was hired as the Head Coach for the Wells College men’s lacrosse team in August 2015. The 2019 season is Daly's fourth year in charge of the Wells program. He has coached players that have earned nine all-conference honors over the past three seasons.
Daly joined the Express from SUNY Oneonta where he served as the Assistant Coach for the Red Dragons since August of 2011.
At Oneonta, Daly assisted all facets of the program, coaching several SUNYAC All-Conference players during his tenure while serving as the team’s offensive coordinator and extra-man offensive coach. In addition, Daly provided instruction and training to goalies and face-off specialists and managed the team’s off-season workout regimen.
Across his tenure, his squad went from a seventh place finish in the SUNYAC to third place as recently as this past season. Reaching the conference playoffs in three of the previous four years, Daly and the Red Dragons secured several key victories over nationally-ranked opponents from Rensselaer and Nazareth.
Off the field, Daly served as his team’s Academic Advisor and assisted with course scheduling and other academic issues while managing his team’s study halls. From a recruiting standpoint, Daly helped to recruit 45 enrolled student-athletes across the prior two seasons after becoming the primary recruiting coordinator. Daly was also heavily involved in the planning and execution of team fundraising efforts, organizing the squad’s spring trips.
In addition to his responsibilities with the men’s lacrosse team at SUNY Oneonta, Daly served as the Assistant Residence Hall Director and assisted with the operation of a 450 resident, co-ed residence hall. He selected, trained and supervised 21 resident advisors, 15 night hosts and five office assistants.
Outside of his work with SUNY Oneonta, Daly has served as the Head Coach at the Top 205 recruiting camp, helping to review and assess player while drafting potential prospects. Additionally, Daly has assisted with the Fairfield University fall recruiting tournament and served as the Head Coach of the Island Uprising and the World Class Lacrosse Camps.
A four-year starter at Wagner College from 2005-08, Daly made 53 appearances for the men’s lacrosse team across his four-year career. Scoring 23 goals for the Seahawks, Daly added 10 assists for 33 total points (23-10=33) while chipping in with 39 ground balls. He was also selected as the Fitness Lifestyles Student-Athlete of the Month in February 2007.
Daly resides in Liverpool, N.Y. with his wife Diana and two children.