Geoff Lanier arrived at Boston College in the Spring of 2008. He will enter his second season at BC. Lanier works with the post players and will head up the recruiting schedule at Boston College.
Lanier served as an assistant coach at Ohio University from May 2006 to May 2008. Lanier's duties with the Bobcats included recruiting and working with the post players. Prior to his arrival at Ohio University, Lanier was an assistant coach at Akron for three years.
Lanier also has experience as a head coach as he held that position at North Dakota State College of Science from 1998-2003. While at North Dakota, Lanier compiled a record of 109-49, including a school-record 27 victories in 2002-03. In three of his last four years, Lanier was at the helm as his team won the National Junior College Athletics Association (NJCAA) Region XIII championship. He earned the region coach of the year in 2000, 2001 and 2003.
While handling the women's basketball head coaching duties, Lanier also was the Director of Athletes at NDSCS. Prior to North Dakota, Lanier was the top assistant at the University of Chicago from 1996-98. He was in charge of organizing team travel, recruiting and was also the assistant facilities coordinator. He also was an assistant coach at Washington College in Maryland for two years prior to his two years at Chicago.
A native of Connecticut, Lanier is a graduate of Southern Connecticut State University where he earned a bachelor's degree in physical education. Lanier also has a master's degree in psychology from Washington College. He and his wife Kim reside in Hudson, MA with their daughter Madison.