Staff

Dalton Jernigan

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Dalton
Jernigan
Director, Texas

Dalton Jernigan joined 3d Lacrosse in Fall 2014 as the Senior Manager of Texas. He has graduated to the Director of Texas role and relocated from Houston to Dallas in August 2016 to serve as both the Director of Dallas and the overall Director of Texas. 

Before joining 3d, Dalton served as an assistant coach at The University of Tampa (NCAA Division II) where he worked on defensive strategy, positional training (faceoff, goalie, midfield), player recruitment, strength/conditioning and day-to-day team operations.

Jernigan helped lead the University of Tampa to a Deep South Conference Championship in 2013. In 2014, the team joined the Sunshine State Conference, winning the title in their inaugural season while also making their first-ever appearance in the NCAA Final Four. The Spartans went from being unranked in 2013 to finishing number three in the country in 2014.

Jernigan attended Mars Hill University in North Carolina where he was named was named an All-Conference defenseman twice and served as Team Captain. He helped lead the Mars Hill Lions to four consecutive Deep South Conference Championships.

During the summers of 2010 and 2011, Jernigan played Junior A Box Lacrosse in Vancouver, British Columbia for the New Westminster Salmonbellies and then for the Burnaby Lakers.

Dalton graduated from Mars Hill University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (with a double concentration in Marketing and Accounting).

Position 
Director, Texas
Words of Wisdom 
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.” -Mark Twain
Best Advice You Ever Received 
If you try something and fail, the worst thing that can happen is that you will be back where you started.
Worst Advice You Ever Received 
You can’t or won’t
Personality in one hashtag 
#Ifyouarenotfirstyourlast
Professional Passion 
Coaching, fitness, extreme sports
Farthest Traveled from U.S. 
Australia
What do you do away from work 
Fitness, surf, snowboard, trying new things
What's on the playlist 
The Black Keys, Five Finger Death Punch, AC/DC, Arctic Monkeys, Avicii, Avenged Sevenfold, Bassnectar, Beastie Boys, Blink 182, Eminem, Evans Blue, Flyleaf, Hollywood Undead, Iggy, Jay Z, Kanye West, Kings of Leon, Led Zeppelin, Lil Wayne, Marianas, Trench, Metallica, MGMT, Notorious BIG, The Offspring, Papa Roach, Pennywise, Paramore, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rick Ross, Rise Against, Sense Fail, Shinedown, Shrillex, Steel Panther, Three Days Grace, The Used, Mr. Probz, The Pretty Reckless, Johnny Cash, Pretty Lights, Maroon 5, The Rolling Stones, Milky chance
Favorite Movie Line 
"A hero. Not the hero we deserved but the hero we needed. Nothing less than a Knight. Shining." - The Dark Knight
Favorite All-time Matchup 
Batman vs. Joker