Dave KlarmannHead Coach
Alma Mater: North Carolina, '77
Office Phone: 828-689-1441
Dave Klarmann was named as the new head men's lacrosse coach at Mars Hill College on September 26, 2011.
Riggins stated, "The addition of Dave Klarmann as our head lacrosse coach is a tremendous boost to an already stellar program. Coach Klarmann's resume and levels of success at every stop make him a valuable resource not only to our lacrosse program but to our athletic program as a whole."
Klarmann brings a wealth of lacrosse coaching experience with him to Mars Hill College. He has experience coaching at the NCAA Division I level and at the high school level which gives him knowledge of all aspects of recruiting collegiate players.
Klarmann stated, "I am extremely excited about the opportunity to lead the lacrosse program at Mars Hill College. Coaches Sean Woods and Jason Lange have built a solid foundation and I am fortunate to have a squad of dedicated and talented players for my inaugural year. We will strive for 100% graduation rate and the Division II Championship every year."
Klarmann was the head men's lacrosse coach at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for nine years where he garnered Atlantic Coast Conference Coach of the Year Honors five times. He also served as an assistant coach for the Tarheels for 10 years prior to taking the head coaching position. During his stint in Chapel Hill, Klarmann helped lead the Tarheels to four National Championships, seven NCAA appearances and three final four appearances.
After leaving UNC, Klarmann was the head coach at Radford University for a year before taking a position as the defensive coach at Duke University. Most recently, Klarmann was the head coach at Chapel Hill High School where he served in that capacity until accepting the position at Mars Hill.