Dan Garrett

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Dan Garrett
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Kean
Conference NJAC
Record 52–42
Playing career
1993–1996 Montclair State
Position(s) Linebacker, defensive end
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1997–2002 Montclair State (assistant)
2003–2005 Kean (DC)
2006–present Kean
Head coaching record
Overall 52–42
Accomplishments and honors
1× NJAC (2011)
Division III Assistant Coach of the Year (2005)
2× NJAC Coach of the Year (2006, 2011)

Dan Garrett is the head football coach for Kean University Cougars football team in Union, New Jersey. Through the 2014 season he has an overall record of 52 wins and 42 losses.

Garrett grew up in Clifton, New Jersey, where he played football at Clifton High School.[1]

After playing collegiate football for the Montclair State Red Hawks football team, Garrett played for the Nuremberg Rams of the German Football League and the Trenton Lightning of the Indoor Professional Football League.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Rank#
Kean Cougars (New Jersey Athletic Conference) (2006–present)
2006 Kean 7–4 4–3 4th W ECAC Southeast Bowl Champions
2007 Kean 5–5 3–4 T–4th
2008 Kean 7–4 6–3 T–4th L ECAC Playoffs
2009 Kean 9–2 8–1 2nd
2010 Kean 5–5 5–4 T–4th
2011 Kean 10–2 8–1 1st L NCAA Division III Second Round
2012 Kean 5–4 5–2 3rd
2013 Kean 2–8 1–6 T–7th
2014 Kean 2–8 2–5 T–5th
Total: 52–42
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title


  1. ^ a b Woolis, Chris. "Clifton's Garrett leads Kean football to Division III postseason", Clifton Journal, November 25, 2011. Accessed July 9, 2015. "Kean University head coach Dan Garrett is a 1992 graduate of Clifton High School.... 'I felt much more comfortable at linebacker than on the line,' said Garrett who grew up in Clifton's Athenia Section and attended School #13."

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