HANOVER, N.H. – The NCAA announced today that Dartmouth Senior Associate AD for Peak Performance (DP2) Drew Galbraith has been appointed chair of the NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Committee starting Sept. 1, 2014.
“The past two years on this committee have been an amazing experience and I have been fortunate to work with a wonderful group of coaches and administrators in pushing men’s soccer forward,” commented Galbraith. “It is humbling to be selected by my peers to lead this group for the coming year and it will be an honor to represent the sport at this exciting time for college soccer in the United States."
Entering his 10th year in Hanover, Galbraith arrived as the Associate Athletics Director for Compliance and Administration and filled additional roles before being named Senior Associate Athletics Director in 2008. He has overseen the student services areas since his arrival.
“We are fortunate to have Drew as Chair of the Men’s Division I Soccer Committee,” said Ryan Tressel, NCAA Assistant Director of Championships. He has tremendous knowledge, not only in soccer, but of the NCAA structure and how to get things done. Drew’s leadership and experience will certainly be a great asset for this committee as he has already earned the respect of the entire Division I soccer community.”
In 2011, Galbraith transitioned into the head of Dartmouth Peak Performance, where he coordinates programs designed to position student-athletes to achieve the highest levels of physical, intellectual and personal growth during their Dartmouth career. Galbraith also serves as a liaison to health professionals who work with Dartmouth student-athletes, including Dartmouth Health Services and physicians from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.
Galbraith recently finished a six-year term on the NCAA Skiing Committee and serves on the NCAA Administration Cabinet. After starting his professional career in media relations and broadcasting at William & Mary then Virginia Commonwealth, Galbraith completed stints in compliance at both William & Mary and Nebraska-Omaha.
He earned both his B.A. (1995) and J.D. (2002) from the College of William & Mary.