Chris Harren

Chris Harren enters his first season at Holy Cross as an assistant men’s lacrosse coach and offensive coordinator in 2021-22.

Harren arrives on The Hill after spending the last three seasons at the University of Michigan where he served as an offensive assistant, and also led the face-off unit. Under Harren’s tutelage during the 2021 season, Nick Rowlett earned All-Big Ten First Team and Honorable Mention All-American recognition, becoming the second student-athlete in program history to earn those awards. Additionally, Rowlett finished the regular season at sixth in the country in ground balls (8.33). The Wolverines posted wins over the Ohio State buckeyes in the Big Ten tournament, Penn State and Johns Hopkins. The victory over Hopkins marked the first victory over the Blue Jays in program history.

Prior to his time at Michigan, Harren was the head coach of Mountain Vista High School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. During his time at Vista, Harren guided the Golden Eagles to a Colorado State quarterfinal appearance, while also serving as a senior manager for 3d Lacrosse. Prior to his time at Vista, Harren was the head coach of Memorial High School in Houston, Texas, where he led the Mustangs to their first ever undefeated district championship and second state super regional appearance. Harren also coached Brent Bishop to the program’s first Texas State All-American selection.

Harren is a 2012 graduate of Marist College, where he received his bachelor’s degree in sports communications. At Marist, Harren was a four-year letter winner and served as a two-time team captain in the 2011 and 2012 seasons on the men’s lacrosse team.