Sean Woods

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Sean Woods, now is in his third year as head coach at Colorado College, continues to add to the programs storied 50-year tradition.

Sean Woods, now is in his third year as head coach at Colorado College, continues to add to the programs storied 50-year tradition. Not only did CC strengthen its position as the top team in the West last spring, claiming the Locker-Stabler Cup for the third consecutive year with a 14-7 victory over Whittier College, the Tigers also attained more respect at the national level by earning their first-ever at-large berth to the NCAA Tournament. During his first two seasons, Woods has guided CC to a combined 25-8 overall record and a 14-0 regular-season mark in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference. He was named the 2013 SCAC Coach of the Year by his conference peers after the Tigers claimed the leagues postseason crown with a 24-2 victory over Southwestern University. Woods previously spent five years as the head mens lacrosse coach at Mars Hill College in North Carolina, posting an overall ledger of 51-24. His teams won three Deep South Conference championships (2009, 2010 and 2011), and he was named conference Coach of the Year three times (2007, 2009 and 2010). In 2011, Mars Hill finished with an 11-4 record and was ranked ninth nationally in the LaxPower Division II polls. The Lions also were ranked third among NCAA Division II schools in scoring offense and fourth in margin of victory. A year earlier, in 2010, they went 10-4 under Woods and were ranked ninth nationally as well as in the top 10 offensively and defensively. Woods started his coaching career at Brown University, where he was an offensive assistant and goalie coach during the 2002 and 2003 seasons. He helped lead the Bears to a second-place Ivy League finish in 2002. In 2004 Woods joined the staff at Division III power Washington College in Chestertown, Md., where he served as offensive coordinator and recruiting coordinator. During his tenure at Washington, the team posted a 41-13 record and made appearances in the NCAA Division III Final Four in 2004 and quarterfinals in 2006.