John Bapst football coach Dan O'Connell has been named the school's new athletic administrator. He will replace Rick Sinclair who is taking over as AD at Hermon High School.

O'Connell has been an assistant AD at Bapst for the past five years as well as the Crusaders' football coach. He will continue with his football coaching duties.

He is a Bangor native and has been head coach of the Crusaders football team for 15 years.

O'Connell is busy hiring new basketball coaches for John Bapst. Chris Woodside has been hired to coach the girls program. The search continues for a boys coach.