Dan Leland
Dan Leland
Title: Head Women's Basketball Coach
Phone: (207) 859-1315
Email: lelandd@thomas.edu

Coach Dan Leland joined the Thomas College coaching staff in the fall of 2013, being named the head women's basketball coach. 

In Leland's first year at the helm the Terriers qualified for the NAC Tournament as a seventh-seed despite an injury riddled season. Thomas was able to pick up conference victories against Lyndon State and Johnson State at home, then swept the season series against Green Mountain to secure a playoff spot. 

Coach Leland served as the head women's basketball coach at University of Maine at Machias during the 2012-13 season, leading the Clippers to a 27-11 record and a trip to the Elite 8 of the USCAA National Championship. Coach Leland also coached the cross country team, and the men's basketball squad on an interim basis.

Prior to his tenure at Machias, Coach Leland was the head girl's basketball coach at Fryeburg Academy and also coached at Sacopee Valley and Lake Region High Schools. He brings over 20 years of coaching experience to the Thomas College women's basketball program.

A graduate of Saint Joseph's College, Leland graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with concentrations in Management and Marketing. He went on to attain his MBA degree from Thomas College. Currently, he is a full-time faculty member at Thomas for Finance/Economics.