O'Hara named GA's interim baseball coach

Posted: May 29, 2014

LONGTIME ASSISTANT coach Joe O'Hara will serve as Germantown Academy's interim varsity baseball coach for the 2015 season, ahtletic director Jim Fenerty confirmed in a release yesterday.

O'Hara had served as the Patriots' pitching coach under former coach Tyler Stampone for the past 3 years.

Stampone, a 2005 GA grad, has decided to pursue a law degree, according to the statement. After a 12-12 campaign in 2014, the Patriots have eight seniors graduating this spring.

As a baseball coach at George Washington High, O'Hara won six Public League championships and was named coach of the year four times.

"Joe has served our student-athletes well as an assistant coach in the baseball program," Fenerty said in the statement. "I am pleased that he will take on this interim role as we look for a new head coach."

O'Hara was also a part-time instructor at the Ambler Sports Academy and a substitute teacher in the Philadelphia School District. For 3 years, he was co-owner of the All-American Baseball Academy, where he was head pitching instructor and assisted students in college recruiting.

CL basketball

Jack Concannon will be the new head basketball coach at Bonner-Prendergast, replacing Tom Meakim, who stepped down at the end of last season.

Concannon, a 1983 Bonner grad, last coached the Friars in 1996, the last of his 5-year stint.

Last season, B-P went 0-13 in Catholic League play and 2-20 overall.

- Aaron Carter

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