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Dylan Sheridan was named the inaugural head coach of the Cleveland State men’s lacrosse program on June 30, 2015.
Sheridan will start the CSU program after spending last year as the defensive coordinator and recruiting coordinator at Princeton where he was responsible for the training and coaching of the defense, clearing and faceoff units. Sheridan helped lead the Tigers to a share of the regular season Ivy League title.
Prior to arriving at Princeton, Sheridan spent four years at the University of Denver, helping the Pioneers to Final Four appearances in 2011, 2013 and 2014. Sheridan first worked with the face off unit before becoming the defensive coordinator for head coach Bill Tierney. The 2014 squad had the top-ranked defense in the Big East and the 10th-ranked defense in Division I, allowing just 8.47 goals per game.
A 2006 graduate of Claremont McKenna College, Sheridan was a member of the club lacrosse team, serving as team captain three times. He earned MCLA All-America honors three times and was the WCLL Player of the Year as a senior. In addition, he was a three-time All-West Coast Lacrosse League selection.
In addition to lacrosse, Sheridan was also a four-year member of the football team at Claremont McKenna.
He is a graduate of Western Reserve Academy in Hudson, Ohio, where he helped the team to three Ohio high school state championship games, including the 2001 title.
Sheridan began his coaching career at Division II Pfeiffer and also coached at Division III Lebanon Valley. He moved to Denver as a volunteer assistant in 2011 before moving up to second assistant and then defensive coordinator.
He played professionally for three years with the Denver Outlaws, winning the MLL Championship in 2014.
In addition, he was also the head coach of the Thailand National Team at the 2014 World Championships.