Steve Donahue: Boston College Coach (Biography)

April 7, 2010

Meet Steve Donahue he is the New Boston College Basketball team’s coach. Would you like to read his biography? Keep reading to know many details about this wonderful coach plus take a look at Steve Donahue’s photos and video below.

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The news about Boston College firing Al Skinner was announced, but it was joined by the other news about Boston’s new coach, Steven Donahue who was formerly Cornell’s head coach.

Gene DeFilipo, Boston College’s Athletic director, expressed his wish to have a more interesting and exciting style on the court, by hiring Steve he also hopes fans will fill the Conte Forum. He also made an invitation to attended a news conference on Wednesday to meet Boston College’s new coach and welcome the Steve Donahue Era, or as he calls it the “new era in BC men’s basketball.”

“Steve Donahue Biography”

  • Steven Donahue was born in Springfield Township, in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.
  • He went to Ursinus College in Collegeville Montgomery county in Pennsylvania where he graduated in 1984 with a degree in economics and business administration and a bachelor in Arts.
  • While at college he played and was captain for his college’s basketball and baseball team.
  • his first experience as a basketball coach was as an assistant coach at Springfield High School under Skip Werley.
  • Then on 1987-88 he was an assistant coach at Monsignor Bonner High School under the direction of head coach Fran O’Hanlon.
  • He was the coach at Philadelphia University for two season.
  • He was the assistant coach and director at the coaches clinic in Penn University during 1990-2000.
  • On September, 2000 he signed with Cornell University.
  • He won the Clair Bee Coach of the Year Award for the 2009-2010 season.
  • Steven is married to his wife Pamela, they used to live in Ithaca with their four totally gorgeous kids Katie, Taylor, Jack and Matthew, but his city of residence will now change to Boston soon, right?

Congratulation to the Boston College’s new coach on his new journey, take a look at Steven Donahue’s Video below.

Steven Donahue Video.

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