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 Kevin O'Brien
Kevin O'Brien
Assistant Coach

Third Season

Alma Mater:
Georgetown ('99)

Kevin O'Brien enters his third year as an assistant coach for the Eagles.

Prior to joining the Eagle staff, O'Brien was an assistant coach for the Boston University women's lacrosse team from 2003 to 2005, helping guide the Terriers to a number three national ranking. He also coached at Harvard University as an assistant for the men's lacrosse team.

O'Brien played goalie for the Rochester Rattlers and the Boston Cannons in Major League Lacrosse from 2001 to 2006. He played on the Cannons until being traded to the Rattlers in 2006. He played one season in Rochester before retiring. In 2003, O'Brien recorded at least 15 saves in the first five games of the season and recorded 20 or more saves twice. That same year, he was named an MLL All-Star. During the 2004 season, O'Brien saved 33 shots in one game, setting an MLL record (since eclipsed), and was named MLL Defensive Player of the Week.

O'Brien is a 1999 Georgetown University graduate and played lacrosse for the Hoyas for four years. O'Brien helped lead Lincoln-Sudbury High School to the Massachusetts State Championship in 1994. He was named the 1994 High School Goalie of the Year by the Boston Globe.

Currently, O'Brien works full-time as head of team sales for Atlantic Sportswear in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. O'Brien resides in Walpole, Mass., with his wife, Kim McManama O'Brien, who received her master's degree from BC. O'Brien is currently working toward a PhD at Boston College.

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