Chris O'Connor
Chris O'Connor
Title: Associate Athletic Director for External Affairs
Phone: 396-8125
Email: oconnorc65@sacredheart.edu

Chris comes to Sacred Heart from Fairfield University, where he most recently served as the Assistant Director of Athletics for Athletic Communications.  A 1998 graduate of Marist College, Chris has an extensive background in collegiate athletics administration, having worked at Central Connecticut State, LIU Brooklyn as well as his alma mater before returning to Fairfield for a second tour of duty in 2005.  He has helped organize and run numerous NCAA Championships, including the 2006, 2008, 2012 and 2013 Women's Basketball games held in Bridgeport, the 2009 and 2011 Men's Ice Hockey East Regionals as well as the 2005 Men's Basketball Final Four in St. Louis.  At Fairfield, Chris is responsible for the Stags' digital and social media efforts as well as the creation and development of FairfieldStags.tv.  

Chris lives in Waterbury with his wife Ashley (who is a programming executive at ESPN) and daughter Abby, 3.