Rob Harris

Rob Harris is in his ninth season as the head coach for the women's lacrosse program at Davenport.

In 2019, Harris led his team to the GLIAC Tournament with a conference record of 5-6. The Panthers finished 5th out of the 9 teams in the GLIAC. Harris coached five All-GLIAC award winners, including an All-GLIAC First Team in Taylor Ries.

In 2018, the team competed in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference for the first time. The Panthers won their first GLIAC game against Northern Michigan by a a score of 17-11 on March 31st. Harris coached two All-GLIAC Second Team members in 2018, Ryann Deuel and Maeve Sweeney.

In 2017, Harris guided the Panthers to an overall record of 15-3 including 13-1 in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference. They finished as co-WHAC regular season champions and then advanced to the NAIA Invitational semifinals.

In 2016, Harris led the Panthers to a 17-3 record including a 9-1 mark in the WHAC. They shared the regular season championship with Indiana Tech and eventually would go on to win the NWLL National Championship and NAIA Invitational to finish the season with six straight wins.

In 2015, Harris led the team to a NWLL National Championship runner-up finish, along with the program's second straight WHAC regular season and tournament titles with a 16-4 record and 9-1 conference record.

In his first season at the helm of the program, Harris led the team to a regular season and tournament title in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) while finishing with an overall record of 16-4. Harris, who earned the WHAC and NWLL Coach of the Year honors, coached six different players to earn national and conference accolades.

Harris brings to Davenport nearly five years of coaching mens and womens lacrosse in the high school and college levels. Before moving back north to Grand Rapids, he served as an assistant coach for the NCAA Division II Florida Southern womens lacrosse team. During his brief stint in Lakeland, the Moccasins were ranked as high as 10th in the final Intercollegiate Womens Lacrosse Coaches Association Top 15 poll. Among his duties were with the budget balancing, providing scouting reports on opponents and running practices.

Before joining the Mocs, Harris was the head recruiting and defensive coordinator for Adams State University in Alamosa, Colo. In addition, he also coordinated the summer camps for the program. Harris is currently finishing up his masters degree in human performance and physical education at Adams State.

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