OJC Men's Basketball Assistant Coaches
Coach Brendan O'Connor
Brendan O’Connor returns for his seventh season as an assistant coach for the Rattlers.
Coach O’Connor is responsible for guard development, recruiting, team travel, and running day to day operations for the Men’s Basketball program.
Before arriving at Otero, the Monument, Colorado native competed in football and basketball while at Lewis-Palmer High school. As starting point guard, O’Connor led Lewis-Palmer to a 49-2 record during his junior and senior seasons. During his career at Lewis-Palmer, the Rangers broke the school record for most wins in a season (25) and most consecutive wins in a row (25). After graduating in 2003, O’Connor enrolled at Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota. While getting his degree at Northern, Coach O’Connor worked as a student-assistant for legendary Head Coach Don Meyer. O’Connor’s duties with the Wolves included game and practice preparation, scouting, and recruiting. During his four seasons as a student-assistant coach, Northern State made three trips to the Division II regional tournament and won at least 20 games each year.
Coach Reed had this to say of O’Connor, “Coach OC has a great pulse for what our program and institution is about. He understands the work, attitude, and intangibles a team must possess to reach its potential. We are fortunate to have him back for another year.”
Coach O’Connor is the son of Tim and Kathy O’Connor and has three older sisters, Shannon, Amy, and Bridget.