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John O'Connor enters his third season as Quinnipiac's women's golf head coach in 2012. The 2011-12 Northeast Conference Coach of the Year, O'Connor has been at the helm of the Bobcats' women's golf program from its inception.
O’Connor completed his second season as head coach in 2011 with a pair of upsets at the NEC Championship at LPGA International in Daytona Beach, Fla. O’Connor guided the Bobcats, who were tabbed to finish last in the NEC 2011-12 Coaches’ Preseason Poll, to upset wins against Mount St. Mary’s and St. Francis (N.Y.), finishing six strokes ahead of the Mount and 152 strokes better than the Terriers.
Off the links, O'Connor has mentored several student-athletes that have earned NEC All-Academic honors. In addition, O'Connor and his squad have been involved in several Positive Play programs, which encourage community involvement by Quinnipiac's student-athletes, coaches and staff.
O'Connor was named as the first head coach of the Quinnipiac women's golf program, one of two sports added for the 2010-11 season, along with women's rugby. 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.