Dan Lyons Bio

Dan Lyons is the Founder and President of Team Concepts, Inc. As an oarsman, Dan rowed on seven US National Teams. During that period he won two world bronze medals, a world gold medal, and a Pan American gold medal. In 1988, he competed in the Seoul Olympics in the coxed pair. He has won 11 National Championships in various events. Dan has coached since 1983 at the US Naval Academy, St. Joseph's Prep in Philadelphia, Oxford University, Stanford University, Drexel University, Georgetown University, and is now an elite coach at Penn Athletic Club in Philadelphia. His remarkable rowing career was recognized in 1997 with his induction into the US Rowing Hall of Fame in Mystic, CT.

Dan received his BS from the US Naval Academy in 1981, MS from Oxford University, England, in 1987, and MA in history from Villanova University in 1989, and is pursuing his Ph.D. in Military History and Foreign Policy. He has taught history at the US Naval Academy and Rutgers University, Camden. 

Dan Lyons is noted for his intelligent seminars on a wide range of topics related to leadership, teams and team building. All of these reflect his unique combination of high achievement in the sport of rowing, his perspective as a coach, and his extensive knowledge of military and ancient history.