Rachel Dell begins her sixth season at the helm of the women's lacrosse program in the 2019-2020 school year, sitting at a 56-25 career record and 26-15 mark in OAC matches as of September 11th, 2019.
Hired as the program’s first head coach on May 6, 2013, Dell has made four OAC Tournament appearances in all five years of her tenure.
Has coached -
7 Great Lakes All-Region selections - 1st Team (3), 2nd Team (4)
35 OAC Selections - 1st Team (13), 2nd Team (10), Honorable Mention (12)
34 OAC Players of the Week award winners
2019 OAC Rookie of the Year
2018 IWLCA Senior All-Star (formerly North-South) Game participant
2018 OAC Defensive Player of the Year
2017 NCAA D3 Statistical Champion, Assists Per Game (3.88)
2017 OAC Offensive Player of the Year
2017 OAC Defensive Player of the Year
2016 OAC Co-Rookie of the Year
Teams have achieved -
2018 NCAA D3 Mid South Region 5th/50 ranking (program's first ranking)
2018 IWLCA D3 Top 25 "others receiving votes (first time appearing in poll)
Five OAC Tournament appearances
2014-present: Head coach, John Carroll University
2008-13: Head Coach, Hartwick College
2005-07: Head Coach, Elmira College: One Empire 8 Championship appearance
- 26 total Empire 8 all-conference selections
2000-03: St. Bonaventure University: Inaugural class for women’s lacrosse
Dell, who holds undergraduate degrees in French and English from St. Bonaventure University, completed her master's degree in Education from Elmira College in June 2007.
In addition to coaching, Dell is committed to the development of the sport in a number of ways. She was the IWLCA (Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association) Nominating Chair from December 2013 until June 2016, and has recently moved into the role of IWLCA Secretary. She is also a 2012 NCAA Women's Coaches Academy graduate.