Bill O'Neill will enter his first year as the head women's soccer coach of the newly added program. The program will start Division III competition, as part of the North Eastern Athletic Conference in the fall of 2016.
He was recently the assistant men’s soccer coach at Division II Holy Family for the past three years. He brings 30 years of playing and coaching experience to Bryn Athyn.
O'Neill is a member of the Southeastern PA Soccer Hall of Fame after an illustrious playing career that included honors at George Washington HS and Rowan University.
At George Washington HS, O'Neill won two Philadelphia Public League Titles in '85 and was captain of the '87 team. He was named City Player of the Year, 1st Team All Public and All Scholastic. At Rowan, as a four year starter, O'Neill was All Conference four years and All Region three years. He served as a two-year Captain ('89,'90) and won the NCAA Division III National Championship at Rowan, where his teammates named him the MVP for that season.
His playing career continued in the professional ranks, after college, while playing for the Philadelphia Freedom.
O'Neill has a Bachelor of Science degree from Eastern University in Early, Elementary and Special Education, Magna Cum Laude and currently holds a USSF D license.