|Title:||Head Baseball Coach/Associate Director of Athletics|
Cary McConnell will be entering his 18th season as Head Coach of the Suffolk University Baseball program. As skipper of the Rams, McConnell has guided his teams to a 424-247-3 record (.631 winning %), five GNAC regular-season 1st place finishes, four NCAA Regional appearances, four GNAC Tournament Championships, one ECAC Tournament Championship, eight ECAC Tournament bids, a national ranking of 18th, and the school record in wins with 38 in a season. He was named GNAC Coach of the Year in the 2000, 2002, 2005 and 2008 seasons.
Since the 1996 season under McConnell’s direction, Suffolk has had 26 players earn New England All-Region honors, while four have gone on to be NCAA Division-III All-Americans. Five players out of the program have also gone on to sign professional contracts.
The 2000 team which set a school for record with 38 wins and made the program’s first NCAA appearance was selected to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference’s (GNAC) inaugural Hall of Fame in 2010.
Coach McConnell began his coaching career in 1990 as
an assistant at The College of Wooster (Wooster, Ohio) working with
pitchers and catchers. In 1990, the Scots set a conference record
in earned-run-average with 3.47 on the way to an NCAA Regional
appearance. He then began his head coaching career at the
University of Rochester where he had a 56-60 record in three
A graduate of the College of Wooster (Wooster, Ohio), McConnell was a four-year starter in the infield for the Scots and was selected to the All-Decade Team for the North Coast Athletic Conference for the 80’s. At Wooster, McConnell played in four straight NCAA Tournaments and one World Series finishing 5th. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and earned certification to teach at the Secondary level. In addition, he holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from the University of Rochester (Rochester, New York). McConnell was selected to the Medina County (Ohio) Sports Hall of Fame in April 2007.
McConnell also serves as Associate Director of Athletics at Suffolk University.
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