Head Coach: Chris Russell
Chris was born and raised in Concord, MA. He attended The Belmont Hill School in Belmont, MA before heading north to Colby College. At Colby Chris majored in English and American Studies, and played varsity soccer and varsity hockey. Chris graduated from Colby in 1995, spent a year in Colorado and a second year in Boston before beginning his teaching career at The Williston Northampton School. At Williston, Chris taught a variety of U.S. and World History courses, coached the boys varsity soccer team, and worked with both the boys and girls varsity hockey teams. In his time at Salisbury, Chris has worked in the College Office and the Deans’ Office. He currently serves as the chair of the History Department. Chris resides on campus with his wife Merrilee and their children Adele, Mia and Christopher.
Dixon Hargrove | profile
Dixon grew up outside Philadelphia in Wallingford, PA, and graduated from Strath Haven High School, where he played soccer, ice hockey, and lacrosse. He then attended Williams College where he majored in economics and was a four-year starter on the lacrosse team. Dixon served as a captain of the school’s first NESCAC championship lacrosse team his senior season.
Since graduating from Williams, Dixon has worked for Bain & Company as a management consultant. In that role, he managed teams in applying analytical tools and processes to help companies and non-profit organizations navigate their most pressing strategic challenges. During his time at Bain, Dixon also worked as a contractor to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as a member of their Agricultural Development Team. In 2014, Dixon received his MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. He enjoyed his time living in New Hampshire so much that he spent his summers on campus as a Teaching Assistant at Tuck’s Business Bridge Program.
Dixon is excited to join the Salisbury community and begin his career as a teacher, coach, and advisor. He resides in Tappert with his wife Lauren and their two daughters, Leah and Gracie.