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In the spring of 2012, Andy Towers will begin his third season as the Head Men's Lacrosse Coach at Dartmouth College, which competes in the tradition-rich and always competitive Ivy League.
Prior to his current position at Dartmouth College, Towers also served as the Head Men's Lacrosse Coach at the University of Hartford and held assistant coaching duties at Brown, Yale, and Fairfield University. In 1994, he helped lead his alma mater, Brown University, to the Ivy League Championship and first and only appearance in the NCAA Lacrosse Final Four.
As a player, Towers has succeeded on every level. After HS, he made the 1988 19 & Under USA Team. While in college at Brown, he led the Bruins to Ivy and New England titles, was named a Division 1 All-American 3 times (2-time 1st-Team as a midfielder and once Honorable Mention as an attackman), All-Ivy 3 times (2 time 1st-Team and once 2nd), All-New England 3 times (3 time 1st-Team), and Ivy League Player of the Year once. He is the current record holder at Brown for goals in a season (59) and 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%.
Towers is the founder of Lacrosse Draws L.L.C., a company that specializes in running camps, clinics and speaking engagements across the country.
Towers currently resides in Norwich, Vt., with his wife Carlene, daughter Tyler (9), son James (5) and their French Mastiff, Clawed.