Dave Carty joined the Moravian staff in August 2014 as the head coach of the men’s lacrosse program and guided the Greyhounds to 10-6 overall record and Moravian's first-ever postseason appearance in the ECAC Division III South Tournament as the squad returned to varsity status in 2016. He has a 23-21 record at Moravian heading into the 2019 season.
Carty had a year of recruiting, and he coached Moravian’s club men’s lacrosse team in 2015 as the program prepared to transition back to varsity status in 2016. The Greyhounds returned to action as a member of the Landmark Conference in 2017.
Carty has a career coaching record of 122-123 in 17 years as a collegiate head coach, and he has spent the last 21 years as a lacrosse coach on all three levels of the NCAA. He came to Moravian after a year as a defensive assistant at NCAA Division I Lafayette College with the responsibility for coaching face-offs and goalies in 2014. Carty was the head coach at NCAA Division II Pace University for nine years. In 2013, the Pace squad received an Academic Award from the Northeast 10 Conference.
Prior to taking over the position at Pace in August 2004, Carty was an assistant coach at West Point Prep for one year. He was the head coach at Centenary College for two years with an 18-12 record and two ECAC Tournament berths. Carty began his coaching career at FDU-Florham in 1996 as an assistant coach before taking over the head position in 2000. In two seasons leading the Devils, Carty posted a 25-8 record that including a pair of ECAC Tournament berths and the ECAC Metro title in 2001.
During his career, Carty has served as a member of the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association’s All-American and Ranking committees, the NCAA Division II Regional Selection committee and served as an NCAA site representative during the NCAA Tournament.
Carty graduated from Utica College of Syracuse University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history.