July 15, 2014

W&L Announces Assistant Coaching Hires

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the appointment of Mark Miller, Matthew Ragovin and Adam Wilson as staff members within the athletic department.

Miller joins the department as assistant men’s lacrosse coach, Ragovin will have responsibilities as assistant men’s and women’s golf coach and Wilson will be the assistant wrestling coach.

Miller comes to W&L from Colorado College, where he was an assistant coach for the past three seasons.  In this role, he served as assistant offensive coordinator and recruiting coordinator for the Tigers who went 35-14 overall and advanced to two NCAA Tournaments in his three seasons.

Miller also served as the head coach of the men’s lacrosse program at Texas Christian University from 2007-11 and he has served as the co-director of the Maximum Lacrosse Camps since 2010.  Additionally, he has been an equipment manager at TCU and Villanova after graduating from Adelphi with a bachelor’s degree in 2003.  Miller began his collegiate playing career at Ohio Wesleyan in 2000, earning two letters before transferring to Adelphi, where he was a two-time all-conference selection as a goalkeeper.

Ragovin is a 2013 graduate of McMurry University with a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies.  He was an assistant women’s golf coach at McMurry for his final semester before serving as the assistant golf instructor at the New England Golf Camp for the summer of 2013.  Most recently, Ragovin was the assistant boys varsity golf coach at American Heritage School in Plantation, Fla.  He helped lead American Heritage to a runner-up finish in the Florida Class 2A State Championship.

As an undergraduate, Ragovin was a two-year captain for the golf team at McMurry and he served as the school’s vice-president of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

Wilson recently served as an admissions representative and academic enrollment specialist and international student recruiter at Olivet College.  He also held the title of assistant wrestling coach since 2011.

As assistant wrestling coach, he helped lead the Comets to a 42-20 record over three seasons, including a 20th-place finish at the 2014 NCAA Division III Championships.

Wilson is a 2011 graduate of Olivet with a bachelor of arts degree.  He was a four-year member of the wrestling team, posting a 72-53 career record.  Wilson added a master’s degree in higher education administration from Upper Iowa University in 2014.

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