Dan Schwartz joined the Skyhawks in 2013 and was named the assistant coach with the track and field program at Stonehill College. He serves as the coach for sprinters, vertical jumpers, and multi-event athletes.
During the 2017-18 season, Schwartz coached Alison Tobin '18 to All-America second team in the pole vault for first woman Skyhawk to earn All-America honors in the field. She also dominated during the season finishing first at both NE10 Indoor and Outdoor Championships, as well as, breaking the school records in both seasons. Schwartz also trained two other pole vaulters during the season and saw the three student-athletes sweep the pole vault field in both NE10 Championships. Schwartz has also coached multiple 400-meter distance runners that have competed at the NCAA Division II Indoor Championships in the 4000-meter distance medley relay.
Schwartz comes to Stonehill after spending a year as an assistant track and field coach at Central Connecticut State University, and prior to that, he served as an assistant track and field and cross country coach at Northampton High School.
Schwartz graduated from the University of Massachusetts in 2012, where he was a captain of the track and field team and recorded the fourth highest point total in UMass history in the decathlon, with 6,166. Schwartz is a USTFCCCA Level 2 Certified Jumps Specialist.