SCC Hires Joe O’Brien to be the New Athletic Director

West Burlington, IA- The search for a new athletic director for Southeastern Community College (SCC) has ended as the Blackhawks will be led by a familiar name in Joe O’Brien.

O’Brien left SCC back in 2004 after he coached the men’s basketball team to three national championships during his 8 years at the helm. When he left the Blackhawks had only five sports, now the program touts 14 and according to O’Brien,

“…plans to add even more.”

O’Brien is looking to lay the groundwork for program expansion with a great possibility of adding a new men’s and women’s wrestling programs with a new multi-purpose facility set to be completed this fall.

Simply, O’Brien is ready to get to work,

“Now I have an opportunity to lead the next generation of coaches and players as we work together to build winning programs.”

There will be a welcome reception for Joe O’Brien on Thursday, February 1st, at 3 pm in the Loren Walker Arena at the West Burlington campus. The event is open to the public.