WORCESTER, Mass. – Dan Engelstad, an assistant coach with the Holy Cross men's basketball team, has been named the new head coach of the men's basketball program at Southern Vermont College. Engelstad was part of the Crusader coaching staff for the last three seasons, helping to lead Holy Cross to an overall record of 35-53 and a 20-22 mark in Patriot League regular season play.
"I'm thrilled to be appointed as the head men's basketball coach at Southern Vermont College," said Engelstad. "I have always wanted to be a Division III head basketball coach and am grateful to president (Karen) Gross and the Southern Vermont College community for giving me this opportunity. I also want to thank Milan Brown and Holy Cross for the great opportunity they have given me over the last three years."
Prior to his time at Holy Cross, Engelstad was an assistant coach at Mount St. Mary's for three years. He is a 2007 graduate of St. Mary's College (Md.) with a bachelor's degree in political science.