Mo Cassara is in his fourth season on the Boston College coaching staff. Cassara joined the Eagles in the spring of 2006 after serving the previous two years as head coach at Clark (Mass.) University.
Cassara came to Boston College with a resume that included head coaching experience at both the prep school and collegiate levels. Before arriving at BC, he was well known to BC fans as the former head coach at Worcester (Mass.) Academy, where he coached Craig Smith during the 2001-02 season. The Hilltoppers won a school-record 27 games that season.
Prior to his two-year stint at Clark, Cassara served one season (2003-04) as assistant coach at the University of Dayton. The Flyers earned a 24-9 record in his one season, winning the Maui Invitational title and gaining a berth in the NCAA Tournament.
Cassara also served as a collegiate assistant coach at two other institutions - one year at Washington & Lee (1997-98) and one year at The Citadel (1998-99).
In his four seasons as head coach at Worcester Academy (1999-2003), Cassara had a 90-21 record. In 2002-03, he guided the Hilltoppers to their first NEPSAC Class A title in 16 years.
A native of Canton, N.Y., Cassara played three seasons at St. Lawrence University, where his father Rick was the former head coach. He served as team captain in 1996-97, his senior season.
Already holding a bachelor's degree in physical education, Cassara earned his master's degree in higher education and administration from Boston College in 2002.
The Cassara File