Dan Coates | Defenseman #37

Height: 6'0"
Weight: 195
Shoots: Right
College/Club: Canisius College
Date of Birth: 4/6/1987

Career Highlights

Fast Facts:

  • Mammoth Defenseman of the Year in 2016 and 2017.
  • Mammoth Teammate of the Year in 2016.
  • Mammoth Team Captain in 2016 and 2017, and Assistant Captain in 2014 and 2015.
  • Won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2015 FIL World Indoor Lacrosse Championship.
  • Won gold with Team Canada at the 2014 FIL World Lacrosse Championship.
  • Won the 2012 Duel in Denver with Team Canada in 2012.
  • Named to the All-MAAC First Team, becoming the first Canisius defenseman to earn first-team honors in program history.


Selected by Colorado in the first round (eighth overall) in the 2011 NLL Entry Draft.


2017: First for the Mammoth and tied for fourth in the NLL with 29 caused turnovers, a career-high...second season as Mammoth captain 2016: Took the majority of the team’s face-offs, winning at a 44% clip…named Mammoth captain on Dec. 29, 2015 2015: Served a career-low 10 penalty minutes in 18 games 2014: Set a career-high with 16 points in the regular-season (2 goals, 14 assists)…set a single-game high with five points against Minnesota on April 19, 2014 which resulted in an 18-12 Mammoth win…played in all 18 regular-season games for the first time in his career 2013: Tied a franchise record by signing a five-year contract in November 2013 2012: Set a career-high in loose balls (94) and was fifth in the NLL for loose balls among all non-face-off men.