Ian Dell is in his third season on the Lafayette coaching staff and his second on the defensive side of the ball. In July 2013, Dell was promoted from tight ends coach to defensive line coach. In 2013, under Dell's tutelage Steve Mercado '16 achieved All-Patriot League Second-Team status. He will be one of three players on the defensive line with experience as a starter, joining defensive end James Coscia '15 and tackle Andy Labudev '17. In 2012, Dell returned to a Leopard program in which he was an All-Patriot League First-Team defensive lineman during his playing career. A two-year starter, Dell was the team's defensive MVP in his senior season of 2009 while earning College Sporting News All-America Honorable Mention status. Prior to his second stint on College Hill, Dell spent two seasons as a defensive line coach at Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pa. He handled the weekly defensive line practice schedules, and conducted positional meetings covering scouting reports and the installation of the defensive game plan. Dell also recruited in central Pennsylvania and central New Jersey in his time with the Greyhounds program. A native of Harrisburg, Pa., Dell graduated from Lafayette in 2010 with a degree in Neuroscience.
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