Coaches

Peter Devlin
303-665-6679 ext. 525

Peter Devlin assumed head lacrosse coach responsibilities in 2011 after being an assistant on the Dawson varsity and middle school staff in ’09 and varsity in ’10. He is also Dawson’s Middle and Upper School health teacher and assists with the school’s K-12 counseling support services.

Under his tutelage he has taken a team that finished 2-12 in 2010 to a 3-12 showing in 2011 and as a result was a Northern League Coach of the Year finalist. A year later the team played to a 7-8 mark. Prior to coaching at Dawson, Devlin was an assistant coach on the Colorado College staff during the 2000 and ’01 seasons.

During the offseason and summers, Devlin has coached hundreds of young players through numerous camps, clinics, and club teams, and continues to compete in various men’s leagues and tournaments.

Devlin attended Gettysburg (Pa.) College from 1997-99 where he was a two-sport athlete, as a starting strong safety on the football team and as a member of the nation’s the top-ranked Division III men’s lacrosse program that won the Centennial Conference Championships and reached the NCAA quarterfinals in both 1998 and ’99.

The summer between his freshman and sophomore years of college he attended the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) in Lander, Wyo., graduating from the Wind River Mountaineering Course before moving to Colorado in 1999.

Raised in one of the nation’s lacrosse hotbeds, Devlin began playing lacrosse in Westchester, N.Y. when he was 8-years old and continued his prep career at Ravenscroft School in Raleigh, N.C. There was a first-team all-state player in lacrosse in 1994, ‘96 and ’97 and in football in 1995, ’96. On the gridiron he was a member of the 1994 NCISAA State Football Championship team that reach the title game a year later and semifinals in 1996.

Since moving to the Centennial State Devlin has played on the men’s club level for both the Boulder Lacrosse Club (2004-11) and Americans Lacrosse Club (2012).

Devlin transferred to CU-Boulder from Gettysburg and completed his undergraduate work in communication from there in 2003. He earned his M.Ed. in education and human resource studies with a counseling and career development specialization, school-counseling focus from Colorado State University in May 2011.