FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Stuart Dick begins his second season as an assistant coach for the Stags, as he in charge of conducting practices and othe elements of the program. Dick came to Fairfield after serving at Yale under the same position.
Dick has been a Connecticut native for the past five years and has served on the coaching staffs of the University of Bridgeport and most recently at Yale University.
Stuart served the past season at Yale where he was solely responsible for coaching the team’s defensive responsibilities and working with their goalkeepers. Under his tutelage, the Bulldogs had a 8-4-4 overall record and allowed just 0.82 goals per game. Goalkeeper Elise Wilcox was named the Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year after setting the program record with a 0.50 goals against average. The Bulldogs finished the season with 10 points in the conference, it’s highest finish since 2011.
Before heading up to New Haven, Conn., Dick was a graduate assistant coach at Bridgeport for four years. In the four years, the Purple Knights went 59-13-8 overall and won the 2013 Conference Tournament after winning the regular season crown in 2012 and 2013. Bridgeport advanced the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament in three-straight seasons.
Dick spent his playing career at Northwood University in West Palm Beach, Fla., where he helped the Seahawks to the 2006 conference championship, a year where his team would advance to the Elite 8 of the NCAA tournament. Before his collegiate days at Northwood, Dick spent four years playing in Scotland for the Port Glasgow Juniors.