Daniel Hagelberg became the program's first-ever varsity men's and women's rowing coach in July of 2015 when rowing was elevated from club to varsity.
Hagelberg came to St. Mary's following a two-year stint as the assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for the Washington College men's rowing program. He rowed collegiately at the University of Delaware and his coaching experience includes time at both his alma mater and with Penn AC.
The Pittsford, N.Y. native served as an assistant coach for the Delaware men's team during the 2012-13 academic year. During the spring of 2012, Hagelberg assisted the Blue Hen women's team, working primarily with the varsity four.
With Penn AC, he was a lightweight assistant coach and later the head coach of the heavyweight intermediate summer program during the summer of 2012. Hagelberg was then named the Director of Summer Programs in February 2013.
His coaching experience also includes time as the head of the recreational program and head novice boys coach at Newport Rowing Club in Delaware.
While rowing for the Blue Hens, Hagelberg competed all four years at the Eastern Sprints, winning the lightweight four in 2007. He twice competed at the Head of the Charles.
Hagelberg earned his B.A. in political science and history from Delaware in 2008. He went on to earn a Juris Doctor from Widener University School of Law in 2011. He has additional experience in both the legal and political fields.