Rob Dow is in his fourth season at Southern New Hampshire. After two seasons as an assistant coach with the men's soccer program, he was elevated to associate head coach during the 2010 season.
Prior to his arrival at SNHU, Dow spent two seasons as head men's soccer coach at Dean College in Franklin, Mass. While there, Dow compiled a 18-11-4 record, qualified for the NJCAA Region 21 playoffs in 2007 and coached seven NJCAA All-Region players. Prior to that, Dow spent two seasons as the men's and women's assistant coach at Mayville (ND) State University and a season as an assistant for the men's team at his alma mater, the University of Maine.
A 2003 graduate of Maine with a degree in Management, Dow was a four-year member of the Maine soccer team and led the Black Bears in scoring twice as well as being named an America East Scholar Athlete for three seasons. Dow later earned his master's in Sport and Recreation Management from North Dakota State University in 2005. He would go on to play professionally with the Ottawa Wizards and then the New Hampshire Phantoms. Dow is currently the Director of Coaching for the local premier soccer club the NH Classics for the U15-19 age groups. He is also an adjunct creative writing instructor at SNHU.
Dow and his wife reside in Derry, N.H.