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Sean McDonnell
File:Sean McDonnell in 2015.JPG
McDonnell in 2015 at Spartan Stadium before New Hampshire's game against San Jose State.
Sport(s)Football
Current position
TitleHead coach
TeamNew Hampshire
ConferenceCAA
Record154–95
Biographical details
Born (1956-10-15) October 15, 1956 (age 63)
Saratoga Springs, New York
Playing career
Position(s)Defensive back
Head coaching record
Overall154–95
Bowls13–12 (NCAA Division I-AA/FCS playoffs)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
1 A-10 (2005)
1 CAA (2014)
2 A-10 North Division (2004–2005)
2 CAA North Division (2008–2009)
Awards
2x Eddie Robinson Award (2005, 2014)

Sean Patrick McDonnell (born October 15, 1956) is an American football coach and former player. He is the current head football coach at the University of New Hampshire, a position he has held since 1999.[1] McDonnell won Eddie Robinson Award 2005 and 2014, which is given annually to the top head coach in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS).[2] He lives in Durham, New Hampshire.

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs TSN#
New Hampshire Wildcats (Atlantic 10 Conference) (1999–2006)
1999 New Hampshire 5–6 3–5 T–6th
2000 New Hampshire 6–5 4–4 T–4th
2001 New Hampshire 4–7 2–7 10th
2002 New Hampshire 3–8 2–7 10th
2003 New Hampshire 5–7 3–6 T–8th
2004 New Hampshire 10–3 6–2 1st (North) L Division I-AA Quarterfinal 6
2005 New Hampshire 11–2 7–1 T–1st (North) L Division I-AA Quarterfinal 5
2006 New Hampshire 9–4 5–3 T–2nd (North) L FCS Playoffs Quarterfinal 6
New Hampshire Wildcats (Colonial Athletic Association) (2007–present)
2007 New Hampshire 7–5 4–4 T–2nd (North) L FCS Playoffs First Round 14
2008 New Hampshire 10–3 6–2 1st (North) L FCS Playoffs Quarterfinal 8
2009 New Hampshire 10–3 6–2 1st (North) L FCS Playoffs Quarterfinal 10
2010 New Hampshire 8–5 5–3 T–4th L FCS Playoffs Quarterfinal 7
2011 New Hampshire 8–4 6–2 T–2nd L FCS Playoffs Second Round 11
2012 New Hampshire 8–4 6–2 T–2nd L FCS Playoffs Second Round 13
2013 New Hampshire 10–5 6–2 T–2nd L FCS Playoffs Semifinal 5
2014 New Hampshire 12–2 8–0 1st L FCS Playoffs Semifinal 3
2015 New Hampshire 7–5 5–3 T–4th L FCS Playoffs First Round
2016 New Hampshire 8–5 6–2 T–2nd L FCS Playoffs Second Round 17
2017 New Hampshire 9–5 5–3 T–4th L FCS Playoffs Quarterfinal
2018 New Hampshire 4–7 3–5 9th
New Hampshire: 154–95 98–65
Total: 154–95
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game. #Rankings from final TSN Poll.

Coaching treeEdit

Assistant coaches under McDonnell that became college or pro head coaches:

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

Template:Colonial Athletic Association football coach navbox

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