Dan Palmer was named head women’s soccer coach on March 4, 2013.

Palmer comes to Oberlin after a successful nine-year tenure as the head men’s soccer coach at nearby Case Western Reserve University where he compiled a record of 87-65-16 while leading the Spartans to two University Athletic Association Championships and two NCAA Tournament appearances.

A two-time UAA Coach of the Year, Palmer’s teams were ranked in the nation’s top-20 three times, including as high as second in 2007. During his time with the Spartans, he also mentored numerous All-Americans and Scholar-All Americans.