Meet your 2016-2017 OJC Rattlers
Brendan O’Connor has been named the next head coach for the Otero Junior College Men’s Basketball program. O’Connor has served as assistant coach for the Rattlers under Houston Reed for the past nine years. He has been responsible for player development, strength/conditioning, monitoring student-athlete academic progress, planning travel arrangements, overseeing budget costs, recruiting, film exchange, and scouting.
In his assistant coaching role, O’Connor helped the program attain a record of 117-46 over the past five seasons. This past season the team went 27-6 and won the Region IX South Conference Championship. In 2012, the Rattlers won the Region IX Championship for the first time in school history and advanced to the NJCAA Tournament Elite 8 while finishing with a record of 30-6.
2012 Region IX Champions!
In 2012 Otero Junior College won the Region IX championship for the first time in the college's history, earning a trip to Hutchinson, Kansas for a berth in the National Tournament of the National Junior College Athletic Association.