Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers Coach
Began collegiate playing career at Northern Michigan and was a member of the 1975 Division II national championship squad.
Two-time all-conference and academic all-state honoree at Illinois Wesleyan.
2014 defense led the Ivy League in pass defense efficiency, interceptions, and red zone defense.
Coached his son, Kevin, for three years at Princeton before coaching against him in first season at Dartmouth.
2013 Big Green led the Ivy League and ranked ninth nationally in fewest points allowed per game (19.5).
Has coached 13 first-team All-Ivy defensive players during his tenure at Dartmouth, and coached 25 first- or second-team All-Ivy linebackers in the last 21 seasons.
Now in his 36th season as a college coach, Dobes is in his fifth year with the Big Green as the defensive coordinator. The 1979 graduate of Illinois Wesleyan spent 16 years at Princeton before arriving in Hanover, and began his coaching career at Penn. Dobes has four children Stefanie and Kevin, who are 2007 and 2011 graduates of Princeton, respectively; Russell, a 2010 graduate of Burlington County College; and Trent, a senior at Rutgers.
Offensive Line Coach
Not only was a three-year starter on the offensive line, but also wrestled for two years at Lafayette.
Spent eight years on the FCS Assistant Coaches Committee, the last four as the chair.
Coached an offensive line that has paved the way for a 1,000-yard rusher in three of the past four seasons and helped a Big Green back break the single-game rushing record at Dartmouth three times.
Dartmouth ranked among the top 12 nationally in fewest sacks allowed in 2010 and 2011, and led the Ivy League in rushing yards per game in 2013 (18th nationally).
Has coached seven first-team All-Ivy offensive linemen during his tenure at Dartmouth.
Associate Head Coach/Defensive Backs/Special Teams Coordinator
As a player, helped Florida win four consecutive SEC championships.
The Dartmouth secondary has allowed the fewest passing yards per game in Ivy play in three of the past four seasons.
In 2014, Dartmouth led the Ivy League in interceptions with 10.
Among his defensive backs at Dartmouth, he has coached six first-team All-Ivy selections.
A member of Head Coach Teevens’ staff since his return to Hanover in 2005, McCorkle begins his 13th season at Dartmouth in 2017. Promoted to Associate Head Coach in 2013, the 1997 Florida graduate has also coached at his alma mater and Tennessee-Martin. He and his wife, Vicki, have three daughters, Madison, Allie and Campbell.
Wide Receivers Coach/Recruiting Coordinator
Played quarterback at Bowie State University.
Coached wide receivers and served as recruiting coordinator at Virginia State University.
Has recruited Virginia, Maryland, Washington D.C. and Georgia.
Coming to Hanover in the summer of 2014, Jerry Taylor was promoted to wide receivers coach in January, 2015. Taylor served as the wide receivers coach and recruiting coordinator at Virginia State University, in addition to coaching stops at Saint Francis University and University of Richmond. He and his wife Narissa reside in Hanover, NH.
Head Football Strength & Conditioning Coach/
Director of Floren Varsity Weight Room
Four-year letter winner at linebacker for Lafayette College, graduated with a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and sociology.
Oversaw all 17 sports, including football, as the Strength and Conditioning Coach at Moravian College.
Also served as Assistant Director of Sports Performance at Lafayette College.
NSCA certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Sport Performance Coach.
Brown is responsible for the daily operation of the strength facility, in addition to coordinating the year-round training program for the Dartmouth football team. He oversees a staff of strength coaches for football, and works with Dartmouth Peak Performance to help Dartmouth football players achieve comprehensive excellence. The Florida native came to Dartmouth after stints at Moravian College and Lafayette College. He recently moved to the Upper Valley with his wife Krystal, and children Gavin and Faith.
Senior Assistant Equipment Manager
Is an avid golfer and a former 2-time All-Marine Golf Champion.
Works as a high school varsity basketball official in the state of Vermont.
Prior to coming to Dartmouth in 2001, Steve Ward spent 26 years on active duty with the United States Marine Corps. He retired in 2001, achieving the coveted rank of Chief Warrant Officer 5 (CWO-5), an accomplishment of which he is very proud. He and his wife Terry reside in Piermont, NH and have two daughters. Deanna 33, is married and resides in Richmond, VA and Danielle, 28, is married and resides in Cornish, NH.
Defensive Quality Control
Graduated from Lafayette College in 2015.
Played 4 years as a defensive back.
Played on the 2013 Patriot League Conference Champion team.
Running Backs Coach
Coached at U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, serving as offensive coordinator for two seasons.
Started for three years as running back, wide receiver, and kick returner for the Big Red of Cornell, where he majored in applied economics and management.
Served as running backs coach for Columbia University, mentoring 2012 First Team All-Ivy selection Marcorus Garrett.
Chad Nice comes to Hanover by way of New York City, where he served as the running backs coach at Columbia University since December of 2011. A former offensive coordinator at the United States Merchant Marine Academy, Nice’s familiarity with Ivy League football dates back to his undergraduate days, when he was a three-year starter at Cornell.
Running Backs Coach
Graduated from UNH in 2014.
Starting defensive back at UNH from 2012-2014.
4 consecutive season making an appearance in FCS Playoffs as a player.
Won CAA Conference Championship as a coach in 2015.
Thames grew up in Prince George’s County, Maryland before attending UNH. After making four consecutive FCS Playoff appearances and winning two CAA conference championships, he began his coaching career at JMU. At JMU he worked with the secondary during a CAA conference championship run. He now oversees the running backs at Dartmouth.
Quarterbacks Coach/Pass Game Coordinator
Since he returned to Dartmouth College, only two FCS teams have thrown fewer interceptions, and both have attempted at least 275 fewer passes.
Won an ECAC Northeast Championship and a share of the Freedom Football Conference title during his four-year stint as the head coach at Plymouth State.
The Illinois Wesleyan offense led the conference in scoring and total offense twice in Rorke’s tenure.
A member of the Dartmouth Class of 1989, Rorke returned to his roots in 2011 as the pass game coordinator and quarterbacks coach. This is his third stint with Teevens at Dartmouth, having lettered twice for him and coached the Big Green receivers in 1991-93. He lives in Hanover with his wife Mary Alice, and sons Liam and Danny.
Nickels/Assistant Secondary Coach
1994 Graduate of the University of San Diego
Was a head coach/assistant head coach in the Prep School ranks for the last 15 years.
Placed 153 players into all levels of college programs.
Coach O’Dea joins the Dartmouth staff after being a head coach/assistant head coach in the Prep School ranks for the last 15 years. Coach O’Dea helped to orchestrate major improvements in the programs at three different prep schools including The Hun School of Princeton, Cheshire Academy, and The Lawrenceville School. His teams produced over 150 student-athletes into college football while being successful on the field winning a total of seven championships. O’Dea has coached all aspects of his teams including coordinating the offense and special teams. Coach O’Dea will join the Dartmouth staff as an assistant special teams coach. His wife, Carol Lynn is a neonatologist at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, and they have one son Patrick, age 4.
Director of Football Operations
Graduated from UNC in 2013 with a Bachelor’s in Sport Administration.
After graduation, served as an Operations Assistant at UNC for two years.
4 year equipment manager at UNC.
The Holbrook, MA native is charged with the day-to-day logistics of the program and currently resides in Hanover.
Defensive Line Coach/Pro Liaison
Weighed just two pounds when he was born.
Has a younger sister who is an ordained minister.
Also coached women’s squash and men’s basketball at Colby, the latter for the father of current Dartmouth Senior Associate AD Richard Whitmore.
All-time favorite athlete is Muhammad Ali.
In 15 years at Yale, coached 22 defensive linemen who earned All-Ivy honors.
Director of Recruiting, Operations, & External Relations/Camp Director
McIntyre served as the wide receivers coach and freshmen defensive coordinator at Hartford High School, which has won the state title four of the past five years, including 2011 with a perfect 11-0 record.
He went on to join the staff at the Upper Valley Aquatic Center in White River Junction, VT, when the facility opened its doors in 2009, elevating from a part-time employee to the Director of Customer Services.
He received his bachelor’s degree in sports administration from Castleton State, while minoring in coaching and business administration.
Entering his fourth season, first in his newly expanded role as Director of Recruiting, Operations & External Relations. McIntyre ensures the Dartmouth football program runs smoothly behind the scenes, oversees all recruiting functions and assists with fundraising initiatives. After playing football in a postgraduate year at Bridgton Academy, the Vermont native went to Bryant University to play on the gridiron. He transferred to Castleton State and was a member of the hockey and lacrosse programs while earning his degree in sports administration.
Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Coach
Earned undergraduate degree in history from Yale.
Helped Yale to an Ivy title as a sophomore, earned All-Ivy honorable mention as a junior and second-team honors as a senior.
The Big Green tight ends have 55 receptions with 7 touchdowns and averaged 12 yards per catch in his two seasons at Dartmouth.
A 2002 graduate of Yale, Metzler is in his third season with the Big Green as the tight ends and offensive tackles coach, and first as run game coordinator and recruiting coordinator. He had two stints on the coaching staff at his alma mater and was a four-year starter on the offensive line for the Bulldogs. Metzler and his wife Abby are the proud new parents of daughter Carsyn, who was born in September 2014.
Graduated from Endicott College in 2015.
4 year varsity hockey player for Endicott.
Trained in STRIVR, a virtual reality training system.
Nickelbacks/Assist. Secondary Coach
Undergraduate degree is in mathematics with a minor in government.
Started at free safety for St. Lawrence University.
Not only coached defensive line and special teams at WPI in 2010, but also served as head coach of the junior varsity.