We caught up with McDaniel College Men’s Lacrosse Coach Dalton Yohn for a discussion about the McDaniel lacrosse program and what he looks for when recruiting student-athletes.

You can find our conversation below.

Thanks to Dalton for taking the time to educate those interested in McDaniel!

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The Conversation

What are you most excited about with regards to your program?

Competing in one of the toughest conferences in the country

What jumps out at you when recruiting? What do you look for in a player?


What are your “pet peeves” when recruiting?

Complainers, arguers, and pouters.

What is the best way interested student-athletes should get in touch with you?

Email or fill out online questionnaires

What should student-athletes avoid in their messaging to college coaches?

Disclosing unnecessary personal information

Walk us through your timeline when recruiting a student-athlete?

Watch a student play. Email or phone call. Campus visit with parents. Overnight visit alone.

How would you describe your coaching style?

A great amount of teaching.

What kind of players succeed at your program?

One who love lacrosse and want to be around it all of the time.

What’s your recruiting strategy going into an event?

Try to watch every team play if possible. You never know where talent may be.

Once again, thanks to Dalton for his time, and best of luck to McDaniel this season!

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