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David Cohn Named Furman Men's Lacrosse Volunteer Assistant Coach

David Cohn
David Cohn

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Furman head lacrosse coach Richie Meade has announced the addition of United States Naval Officer David Cohn to the men's lacrosse coaching staff as volunteer assistant coach.

"I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to join Coach Meade's staff and the Furman University community," said Cohn.  "Furman is an outstanding school that sets the highest standards for academic and athletic excellence. I look forward to working with Coach Meade, Coach Birsner, and Coach Athens in building a top Division I lacrosse program."

Cohn, a native of Cockeysville, Md., has spent the last two seasons as an assistant coach (under current Furman assistant Jon Birsner) at the Naval Academy Prep School in Newport, R.I. The team compiled a 23-6 overall record in the last two seasons, including a program-best 15-3 record in 2013.

Cohn played at the United States Naval Academy under current Furman head coach Richie Meade from 2004-2007. Cohn was a part of four Patriot League championship teams and made four NCAA Tournament appearances during his career.

Cohn has spent the last six years as an officer in the United States Navy as a surface warfare officer, serving in numerous division officer and officer-in-charge positions.

A 2007 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Cohn earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics.