Dan Engelstad

Dan Engelstad (born October 11, 1984)

Current position: Assistant men’s basketball coach
Current team: Syracuse Orange (Head coach: Adrian Autry)
Current conference: Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC)
Teams coached: Southern Vermont Mountaineers, Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers
Southern Vermont record: 104-34 (.754)
Mount St. Mary’s record: 72-109 (.398)
Overall record^: 176-143 (.552)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  1  (2021)
  • NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • MAAC Regular Season Champion:  0
  • NECC (Div III) Regular Season Champion:  4  (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
  • MAAC Tournament Champion:  0
  • NEC Tournament Champion:  1  (2021)
  • NECC (Div III) Tournament Champion:  2  (2016, 2018)
  • NCAA Division III Tournament Appearances:  2  (2016, 2018)


  • NECC (Div III) Coach of the Year:  3  (2015, 2016, 2018)

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2024-present Syracuse (asst)
2018-2024 Mount St. Mary’s
2013-2018 Southern Vermont
2010-2013 Holy Cross (asst)
2007-2010 Mount St. Mary’s (asst)

Dan Engelstad Facts

  • Daniel Engelstad
  • Born October 11, 1984
  • Hometown: Bethesda, Maryland
  • Alma Mater: St. Mary’s College of Maryland (BS, 2007)
  • Played four seasons at Division III St. Mary’s (MD), graduating as the school’s all-time assist leader
  • Started coaching in 2007, spending three years as an assistant under Milan Brown at Mount St. Mary’s
  • Followed Brown to Holy Cross in 2010, spending another three seasons as one of his assistants there
  • Hired as the head coach at Division III Southern Vermont, taking over a program that had gone just 1-24 the year before
    • Went 104-34 in five seasons at SVC, quickly turning the program into a perennial conference winner (won four-straight regular season titles, 2015-18)
    • Twice reached the NCAA Division III Tournament by way of NECC Conference Tournament titles
  • Returned to The Mount in May 2018 when he was hired to be the new head coach of the Mountaineers
    • In 2021, Engelstad led the Mountaineers back to the NCAA Tournament by way of a NEC Tournament title
    • Had a 72-109 overall record in six seasons, and guided the program through a move from the NEC to the MAAC in 2022
  • Left MSM in April 2024 to become an assistant under head coach Adrian Autry at Syracuse

Dan Engelstad Coaching Tree

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^ overall record includes head coaching positions at both the NCAA Division I and Division III levels