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DOUBLE PUMP This fall, Men’s Soccer repeated its Ivy Championship run followed by a first-round NCAA home victory. This celebration followed the 2-0 win over Cornell to clinch the title at Burnham Field.

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8 FOREVER GREEN Four Dartmouth head coaches have built a bridge between the history of our department and its future prosperity. Each head coach remembers his experience in a Big Green uniform and aims to instill that same pride in each of his student-athletes. 14 RESIDENT OPINION Students helping students. Athletes helping athletes. Teammates helping teammates. No matter how you phrase it, the Resident Expert program works.


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PEAK Dartmouth Peak Performance 6083 Alumni Gym Hanover, NH 03755 EDITOR Drew Galbraith SENIOR WRITER Bruce Wood

19 CLASS OF ’64 LEADERSHIP AWARD Nathaniel Flick ‘99 received the award due to his outstanding service to the College, our country, and the education of future leaders.

ABOVE: Men’s Soccer celebrates a goal from Eric Jayne ’15 with their devoted fans. This goal led to the Ivy-Title clinching victory over Cornell. ON THE COVER: Football earned its 18th Ivy League Championship this fall with an exciting victory over Princeton. The Big Green hadn’t won the title since the 1996 season.

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Barry Harwick was doing just fine, thank you.

Harwick had been head coach of track and cross country at Bentley College since 1980, guiding the team to six conference cross country championships in 12 years while producing New England champions and All-Americans, and earning various coach-ofthe-year honors. His wife, Marcia Kelly, had a good job at Tufts University and the couple was enjoying life in the shadow of Boston with their one-year-old son. Everything changed when the call came from Hanover. Vin Lananna had moved on to Stanford, Harwick had interviewed for the open Big Green cross country and track job, and would the 1977 Dartmouth graduate be interested? “If a coach is smart, they negotiate the hardest when they are going to a new job,” Harwick said in his Alumni Gym office. “I didn’t do any of that. “I was so eager to come back here that I was out the door three days later and living in the Hotel Coolidge.” Not to demean a local institution, but suffice it to say Harwick’s accommodations offered a clue as to just how excited he was about running back to the school where he once held the record in the mile. Buddy Teevens, who led the Dartmouth football team to this year’s Ivy League championship, could relate. He graduated from the College in 1979 and has returned to the Big Green as head coach not once, but twice. Bob Gaudet spent nine years as the head coach of men’s ice hockey at Brown before he packed up his young family and took over in the same position at his alma mater in 1997, an extremely rare in-league move for a head coach. Dartmouth alpine ski coach Peter Dodge’s move wasn’t as unique. But when the opportunity arose, he didn’t hesitate at the chance to return to the only school he dreamed about attending while developing into a world class skier in St. Johnsbury, Vt., just over an hour north of the Skiway. In addition to the four head coaches who attended Dartmouth there are nine Big Green assistant coaches who have spent time in the stacks in Baker Library, who love the traditions of Winter Carnival, who know the way to Dick’s House, who can tell you how to get to the Bema and yes, who probably know frat row the way only a Dartmouth student would. In the parlance of sports, they have walked the walk. That has proven invaluable, according to Dodge, a former U.S. Ski Team member and professional champion. “Although I had enjoyed success at a lot of levels when I started at Dartmouth, I was kind of a rookie coach,” he explained. “But I was of Dartmouth. I had done this myself. I knew what it’s like. Things have changed a lot, but a lot of things have stayed the same.” It all starts, of course, with recruiting student-athletes to Dartmouth, which, for as important as the athletic side is, requires a true understanding of the academic piece. “For somebody from the outside it must sometimes seem insurmountable,” said Gaudet. “I look at some of the people who coached in the Ivy League who don’t have the background and I’m sure the recruiting side is mind-boggling. “In our sport you are going up against schools with scholarships that can recruit players we can’t. It’s not like we can offer just anybody. They have to have the right academic profile and be the right type of kid.” Having lived it helps the former Big Green athletes coaching at Dartmouth better vet the pool of potential recruits, and in the process, share helpful insights with those high school students (and their parents) who seem to be the right fit. “Because you went here you understand the academic situation people face,”

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///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// “I have to be able to explain to people their view of the College hasn’t changed. If you are standing up at the Green looking at Baker Tower – one of my favorite things – it looks exactly the same as it did when I was a freshman almost 40 years ago. But when you look at our league you see how it has changed, and what has happened with the competitive landscape. It’s more challenging than it was.” No one knows that better than Teevens, who won an Ivy League championship as a senior and two more as a coach the first time around. For as badly as he wanted to turn the Big Green program around, he struggled mightily upon his return to Hanover two decades after leaving for what was then the I-A ranks. Working at schools like Florida, Illinois and Stanford showed him how things are done in the big-time, and he’ll freely admit he rankled some people trying to bring valuable new ideas to Dartmouth. “Nothing had changed in the 20 years since I had left,” he said. “The weight room that we had constructed on the third floor attic of Davis Varsity House was the same. The patterns in the carpet in the office were identical. We were still using the locker room we had constructed and everyone else had moved forward. “There were people who said, ‘It only took you five years the first time and you won championships,’ but in the past it was a little bit easier. Some of the legendary coaches were kind of at the tail end of their careers and I was a little bit more aggressive with recruiting and so forth. The league leaders were well ahead of everybody when I came back, and not just on the field.” After posting just seven wins in his first three years back, Teevens saw Dartmouth hit rock bottom with an 0-10 record in 2008. His status as a favorite son of the school, he said, had made it a little easier to get the resources he needed, but also bought him the time to use them. “I work hard and I think I am a decent representative of the institution and a decent person, but I got the benefit of the doubt,” he admitted. “In most places, you go 0-10 after four or five years and you are fired. “I reflect back to Tulane and it was, ‘We’re coming, we’re coming,’ but as close as we were we didn’t get it done and we were gone. That’s the business but it didn’t happen here, and it has made all the difference.” With the benefit of the doubt, of course, come added responsibilities, not the least of which is raising money for your program. And with that comes another kind of pressure. “Fundraising is not my best quality,” admitted Gaudet. “But you have to do what you have to do. Buddy and I are looked to as people who have relationships with a lot of guys. You wore the uniform, so you do have a relationship with all these people. There’s pressure there because you want to show the people that give you support, whether it be financially or emotionally, that you’re on top of things, and that you are doing the best that you possibly can for the College and for them.” That’s a responsibility Harwick takes seriously when he puts on his alumni hat. “I know people that have given significant amounts of money to our program and the trust that they have given me to make sure that that money is being spent wisely and for the best interest of the program is a responsibility,” he said. “I’ve never taken that support for granted and truly appreciate it, probably even more than someone who didn’t graduate from Dartmouth.” To be sure, there are challenges coaching where you went to school, but they are far outweighed by the positives, according to Dodge. “It is a big plus knowing what Dartmouth is all about, understanding the people and understanding the institution,” said Dodge. “There is no disadvantage.” Maybe Teevens said it best. “I have a lot of pride in our program and a lot of pride in the school. The pressure on me is representing something that is way bigger than I am. “I think a lot about the alums, and the guys who wore the uniform. As an alum I want to do the best job I can both for my players, for the people who came before them and for Dartmouth.”

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The pressure on me is representing something that is way bigger than I am. –Buddy Teevens ‘79


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Athletic Sponsors include more than 1,000 Dartmouth alumni, parents and supporters who love Dartmouth, who love sports, who either played or watched athletics as undergraduates, and who feel that Dartmouth should be a leader in the classroom and on the field. We are men and women in our 20’s and our 90’s and we are represented by nearly every class. WHY DO WE DO WHAT WE DO?

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t’s a pretty fair indication that you have a good idea when people start to copy it. According to Katelyn McPherson, Dartmouth’s Assistant AD for Peak Performance, that’s turning out to be the case with DP2’s Resident Expert program, the innovative weekly study hall where Dartmouth athletes accomplished in certain subject areas are available to give drop-in help to fellow athletes. McPherson, whose responsibilities include providing academic, curricular and life skills advising to student-athletes, explained that the roots of the Resident Expert program that has started to draw notice outside of the athletic bubble trace back to her predecessor, Anne Hudak. “It was a combination effort between Anne and Holly Potter, the manager of the Tutor Clearinghouse,” McPherson said in her office adjacent to the Seaver Peters Study Lounge in Floren Varsity House. “The problem was that there are review sessions and TA sessions that take place between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. for a lot of classes, but that is pretty much prime time for everything athletically related. So Anne and Holly took a step back and thought about how we could cater to our student-athletes a little more. How we could give them something that works a little better in their schedule. “They came up with the Resident Expert program – and now it has started to spread throughout different communities a little bit. It’s a good way for other communities to offer that extra bit of support at different times.” The Resident Expert program concentrates on providing student-athletes help in math, economics, chemistry and biology. Senior Lindsay Seewald, who transitioned from crew to equestrian while at Dartmouth, had done informal tutoring in the past but spent the fall of 2015 as the Resident Expert in chemistry. She quickly came to appreciate why the concept has started to spread. “I’ve had friends who aren’t athletes asking me if it’s only for varsity athletes and whether they could come, too,” she said. “Hopefully it will continue to grow in other areas of the campus, because it’s such a good idea. It’s a low-stress atmosphere that definitely helps athletes.” The Resident Expert program is an adjunct to a wealth of academic support offerings that have enabled the College to lead the NCAA in Graduation Success Rate for athletes for each of the last four years. Dartmouth is justifiably proud of that distinction, but it hasn’t


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happened by accident. “We provide funding for tutors and study groups for all of our varsity student-athletes who want them, whether they are on financial aid or not,” McPherson said. “We encourage our studentathletes to sign up for that extra help. I preach to our recruits that it is all about being proactive. “I would prefer our student-athletes come in and sign up for a tutor or a study group and two weeks later say, ‘Wow, I actually know this subject more than I thought,’ and then drop the tutoring rather than struggle.” In addition to hours that are more friendly to athletes, the Resident Expert program is more informal than formal tutoring or study groups. The 90-minute sessions are held once a week, generally in classroom buildings, rather than in the library or at Floren, to help the athletes get comfortable in the setting where their classes take place. According to senior golfer Charles Cai, who served as the economics Resident Expert during the fall, the athletes who attended his sessions were comfortable enough to keep returning, even when they were relatively confident of how they were doing in their class. “There was a group of four who came every week,” he said. “One week we had eight people stop by over the course of the night. A couple of times there were two people who came in from the same class and they spent the time working together. If they had questions I was able to help them. Some people came in with questions

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specifically for me. “It’s a time to be able to work casually with your peers and do homework. But if you do have questions, there is somebody there who is maybe a little bit more experienced on the subject who can help.” Like Cai, Seewald enjoyed the experience and felt the athletes did as well. “People would come and do their work and not necessarily be talking to me the entire time,” she said. “If they had questions for me I could answer them. “Some people just came to double check their work. Some of the students who came were very good chemistry students. They just wanted a little bit of extra help. They didn’t necessarily need it, but it was helpful having it available to them.” Senior Peter Geithner was the Resident Expert in math and he thinks one of the key aspects of the program is that by design it features athletes helping their peers. “Right off the bat it breaks down a barrier and makes them more comfortable,” he said. “We’re in the same boat. I’m in a three-season sport and others are practicing, so there’s a mutual understanding. It is less stressful than going in for TA office hours. “Intro to math classes can be really tough for kids who are in the middle of adjusting to college life and to college sports, which is a whole other set of challenges. A lot of the topics are things that these kids are going to look back at two years and think was easy. It’s just that initial diving into the topic where it seems super intimidating and if you can get that concept across to them it is sort of like a Eureka moment.” Like the others, Cai believes being an athlete, and going through the same things that the students who came by his room were going through, was helpful. “For most sports, the hard part is when you miss class,” he said. “With some professors you can stop by their office hours and they will go through the material again. Other professors want you to try and catch up, and if you have questions you can come and ask them. “Sometimes when I missed a class I didn’t necessarily feel comfortable going to the professors. There were a couple times this term when people came in saying they missed a class and wanted me to go through a concept or what they covered in class. That was something I was able to relate to.” Seewald, Cai and Geithner all saw an uptick in attendance at their sessions as midterms approached, and again toward the start of finals when their services were in high demand. That didn’t surprise McPherson. “Around week five I have a lot of students coming to me,” she explained. “But by that point the regular study groups are


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Distance Math Resident Expert

In terms of the benefit, for me it wasn’t so much relearning the material as it was the satisfaction of helping my fellow athletes. –CHARLES CAI ‘16

already in place and it’s tougher to find tutors. That’s when I am really pushing Resident Experts because it’s something they can count on being there on a weekly basis. It’s a resource, it’s just for student-athletes, and it’s free. That is a big backup to the tutors and the study groups.” While there’s a bit of a rush at crunch time, the rest of the term the numbers at Resident Expert sessions fluctuated, and that had its advantages. “The great thing is the resident expert session could end up being a one-on-one tutoring session, because you never know who is going to show up,” said McPherson. “Or, it could just be a mini study group where you have two other people, also athletes, working toward the same goal, working on the same homework. “We tell students if you just want to go somewhere and do work and if you hit a problem, go to Charles or one of the others and say, ‘This is where I am stuck,’ and they can help you.” Resident Experts are chosen from a pool of those who respond to an email sent out to the full body of student-athletes. At a school like Dartmouth, there can be a lot of qualified candidates. “We get a good chunk of athletes who will apply and it really comes down to grades,” said McPherson. “That’s tough, because there are a lot of athletes who are great people and very good students, but then there’s someone else who is straight A’s in that area, and really knows their stuff.” While they are paid for their time, the Resident Experts agree

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the benefits extend beyond the money. “It was good for me because it kept me reviewing my chemistry, and that was helpful,” said Seewald. “It might have been more helpful than the individual tutoring I’ve done, because that was just one class. This was all the chemistry classes that take place in the fall, so I got a very wide range of questions. I was reviewing a lot of material that I might not think about otherwise.” The position also was a refresher for Cai, although that wasn’t his main motivation for taking it on. “There were a couple topics that looked very familiar but I wasn’t sure off the top of my head,” he said. “I was able to look online and it came back pretty quick and I was able to explain it. In that sense, it forced me to look back on a few things. “But in terms of the benefit, for me it wasn’t so much relearning the material as it was the satisfaction of helping my fellow athletes.” Which is exactly what the program was designed to do. “There may not be 12 people every night, but if we are helping at least one student feel better about their work, feel more comfortable and confident about their academics, it is a success,” said McPherson. “If that student walked out of the Resident Expert session saying they feel a lot better going into a quiz the next day, that’s the goal.” And that’s also why an idea that started in the athletic complex might just spread all over campus.


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Nathaniel Fick ’99 Wins Class of ’64 Leadership Award

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n Nov. 6, the Class of 1964 recognized Nathaniel Fick ’99 as the second recipient of the Class of 1964 Outstanding Leadership Award. Fick, a Dartmouth trustee, former Marine Corps officer, author, and business leader, was honored with this prestigious award for his many contributions to Dartmouth, his service to his country, and his outstanding career. A former member of the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center Board of Visitors, he has returned to Dartmouth each of the past 10 years to work with students at the Rockefeller Center, sharing his leadership experiences and offering important lessons on what it takes to be a leader. The Class of 1964 Outstanding Leadership Award was established in 2014, at our 50th reunion, as part of the class’ legacy endowment gift to Rockefeller Center’s Dartmouth Learn to Lead program (DL2) and the Dartmouth Peak Performance program (DP2) now underway in Athletics. These programs reflect the realization by our class that leadership training is essential and in keeping with Dartmouth’s mission to educate students “for a lifetime of responsible leadership.” President Phil Hanlon ’77 echoed this priority in his remarks to the Dartmouth community in January 2013, when he clearly stated, “Preparing our students to be leaders is, in my opinion, the most important work we do at Dartmouth.” The Class of 1964, with its half-century tradition of leadership, agrees wholeheartedly with this goal. Now, with the establishment of this endowment to support and grow these important academic and extracurricular programs, we hope to sustain the College’s longstanding commitment to leadership for as long as there is a Dartmouth. I was able to be a part of this year’s session that Nate held with the Rockefeller Leadership Fellows, and I was duly impressed with his command of the issues confronting us today and with the affection and respect these students showed for this remarkable man. He is a true leader in every sense of the word. I was both privileged and honored to be part of the presentation of the award to Nate and to follow the superb opening remarks and the reading of Nate’s citation by Andrew Samwick, director of the Rockefeller Center and the Sandra L. and Arthur L. Irving ’72a P’10 Professor of Economics. I would like to close by sharing my remarks to Nate as he stood proudly with his citation and the beautifully engraved Simon Pearce bowl that will serve as constant reminders of his

From left, Dartmouth Trustee Nathaniel Fick ’99, and Robert Bartles ’64 during the award ceremony. (Photo courtesy of the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy) remarkable leadership accomplishments and his undying devotion to Dartmouth. There is no doubt that Nate was a terrific choice for this award and will carry forward the legacy our class has established with all the pride and humility that characterizes this wonderful “Son of Dartmouth.” Here are my remarks: It is with great pride and sincere affection that the members of the great Class of 1964 officially welcome you, Nathaniel C. Fick ’99, into our family, a family that has demonstrated, for over half a century, an enduring commitment to outstanding leadership at Dartmouth, in their professional and personal lives, and in the world. We, the members of the Class of 1964, have established this award to recognize others from the greater Dartmouth family who share that lifelong commitment and who have already made and will continue to make a difference throughout their lives. You have demonstrated the skills of a true leader and your determination and dedication to making our lives better distinguishes you as one whom others should both praise and emulate. Your outstanding example and your humility, plus your undying love of Dartmouth and service to your country, mark you as one of the “best of the best,” and for that we honor you and we thank you. You are one who has made the most of taking the “Road Less Traveled,” and have demonstrated what it means to be both an outstanding leader and an inspiration to us all. Thank you for being you and for all you do. We are all blessed by knowing you and in that knowing are made better every day in every way. You are indeed one of us and may the “granite of New Hampshire” forever reside “in your muscles and your brain” while the “hill winds” speed your journey through life until we all will meet someday in that great Dartmouth Hall in the sky. Excelsior! The first recipient of the Class of 1964 Outstanding Leadership Award, in 2014, was Ronald B. Schram ’64, a former trustee of Dartmouth, chair of the Rockefeller Center Board of Visitors, and classmate extraordinaire. Bob Bartles ’64 competed in baseball and football for Dartmouth. P E A K | WI N TER 201 6

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