Dawson comes to Northeastern for his first collegiate coaching job for the 2016-2017 season. His duties include working with the goalkeepers, recruiting, and devising training sessions.

Jon played semi-professionaly with the Indy Eleven team for two years before accepting a position with the NU. The Indianapolis native and Brebeuf Jesuit High School product completed his collegiate career in 2013 at Butler University, where he posted a 1.43 GAA during his 52 appearances (51 starts) between the posts for the Bulldogs.