John O'Connor Named Women's Golf Head Coach

HAMDEN, Conn. - Quinnipiac Director of Athletics and Recreation Jack McDonald has announced that John O'Connor has been named as the University's first women's golf head coach. The women's golf team is entering its first year of competition as one of two sports added for the 2010-11 season, along with women's rugby.

"John has many years of excellent experience and success in coaching at the NCAA Division I level," McDonald said. "We look forward to having John lead our women's golf team in its first varsity season and the 2011 NEC Tournament."

O'Connor previously coached the men's golf team for three years. During his tenure as men's golf head coach, O'Connor was part of the governing Northeast Conference coaches' committe and also served as a representative on behalf of the NEC to the NCAA.