Jim Drivas
Jim Drivas
Title: Head Coach Women's Lacrosse
Phone: 848-7715
Email: jim.drivas@dc.edu

Coach Drivas took over at the helm of the Lady Charger Program  in August 2014 after spending two years as an assistant coach.

Prior to coming to Dominican College, Coach Drivas was the Head Women's Lacrosse Coach for Division I Manhattan College from 2005-2010.  Drivas put together a 21-18 record in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) games and a 42-53 overall mark.

In his first season as head coach, Drivas led the Lady Jaspers to a share of the MAAC regular season crown as well as Manhattan's second straight MAAC Tournament Championship.  In his second year, he guided the Lady Jaspers to their third consecutive MAAC Tournament appearance.  Drivas led Manhattan back to the MAAC Tournament in 2007 and again in 2009.

Before coaching at Manhattan College, Drivas had an eleven year coaching career at Tappan Zee High School in Orangeburg, New York.  In 1995 he created the girl's lacrosse program at Tappan Zee, coaching the junior varsity squad for two years until the program was transitioned to a varsity level.  During his nine years of coaching at the varsity level, he earned Rockland County Coach of the Year accolades in 2004, as well as League II-A Coach of the Year in 2003 and 2004.  His team was League II-A champions and Division II Sectional runners-up in both 2003 and 2004.  During that time he compiled an 88-53 record.  He was also the assistant coach for the Hudson Valley Empire State Games team in 2001 and 2002.  In 2002, Hudson Valley took home the Empire State Games Silver medal.

Along with coaching, Drivas has been teaching physical education in grades 6-8 for 21 years at South Orangetown Middle School.  For three years he was the Curriculum Coordinator for Physical Education and Health, where he developed and implemented a K-12 curriculum.  He currently holds a New York State Permanent Certificate for Health and Physical Education, K-12.

Drivas graduated from Springfield College in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science.  He earned his Physical Education and Health Teaching Certification from Manhattan College in 1991, and a Master of Science degree in Special Education from the City College of New York in 2000.

Coach Drivas resides in Pearl River, New York with his wife Christine and his sons, Noah and Eli.

 Year School  Record  CACC Record Achievements/Honors 
2015 Dominican College 4-11 4-4 CACC Tournament Participants
2016 Dominican College 3-12 3-6  
2017 Dominican College 8-6 8-1

CACC Tournament Semi-Finalists

Named CACC BSN Coach of the Year

2018 Dominican College 6-10 5-4 CACC Tournament Participants
Total CACC Record 20-15
Total Dominican Career Coaching Records 21-39