August 18, 2009

W&L Tabs Men's, Women's Assistant Coaches

from press release

WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Washington & Jefferson Director of Athletics Bill Dukett has announced the hiring of five new assistant coaches for the 2009-2010 school year. For lacrosse, they include Geoff Marks takes over as the assistant men's coach, while Ceri Miller has been named as the Presidents' assistant field hockey and women's lacrosse coach.

Marks comes to W&J after graduating from Washington and Lee University in the spring of 2009 with a degree in business administration. He was a starting midfielder on the nationally-ranked Washington and Lee men's lacrosse team his first three seasons, but due to a career-ending ACL injury spent his senior season on the coaching staff as a student assistant. He has also served as the head coach of the Summit Lacrosse (N.J.) program's summer team from 2005 to 2009.

Miller arrives at W&J after graduating from McDaniel College in the spring of 2008 with a degree in exercise science and physical education. She also completed her master's degree in exercise science and physical education at McDaniel during the 2008-09 school year. Miller played one year of varsity lacrosse at C.W. Post, before transferring to McDaniel for her final three years. She was a three-year letter winner at McDaniel and was named the team's MVP during the 2009 season. In addition, Miller served as a coaching intern during her senior season. She gained practical experiences in practice planning, film breakdown, recruiting and budget management.

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