About Coach O’Connell

Coach O’Connell has been a SLUH faculty member since 2003. A graduate of De Smet Jesuit ’98 and SLU ’02, he was captain of the Spartans 1997 state championship team and a member of the four-time Conference USA champions Billikens from 1998-2001. He began his coaching career as the Billiken Graduate Assistant during the 2002 and 2003 seasons. He joined the SLUH coaching staff under legendary coach Charlie Martel from 2004-13. Before being named Coach Martel’s successor for the 2018 season, Coach O’Connell served three seasons for Kennedy Catholic and one season for Parkway North as their Varsity Coach.