Tucker Durkin

Tucker Durkin has been part of the Drexel coaching staff since 2019. Durkin has made an immediate impact as the defensive coordinator. In 2021, Drexel was second in the CAA and in the top 25 nationally in scoring defense.

Durkin came to Drexel after serving as the head coach at Bryn Athyn for the last four seasons. He led the Lions to four consecutive conference tournament appearances and a 30-29 overall record. Durkin was part of the transition team that led Bryn Athyn to full-time membership and took over a program that had just 13 student-athletes when he arrived.

Durkin plays professionally for the New York Atlas in the PLL and has been playing professionaly since he graduated from Johns Hopkins in 2013. Durkin was recently named to the PLL All-Star team and is a six-time First Team All-Pro and a five-time All-Star. In 2017, he was named the MLL Defender of the Year.

HeΒ was a member of the United States National Team at both the 2014 and 2018 World Games. At the 2014 games, Durkin was named the Most Outstanding Defenseman.

As an undergraduate at Hopkins, Durkin was twice named the William C. Schmiesser Award winner, which is given to the top defenseman in Division I. He is one of just eight players to win the award twice. Durkin was a First Team All-American on two occasions and was a Second Team All-American as a sophomore. He was a semifinalist for the Tewaaraton Trophy as both a junior and a senior.