Scott McConnell joins the Builders to serve as the defensive coordinator after serving as the Jireh Prep Academy Post Graduate Head Coach.
A Tennessee native, McConnell graduated from Emory & Henry College where he was a four-year letterman for the Wasps in the defensive backfield. He was an Old Dominion Athletic Conference All-Academic selection as a senior in 2007.
He coached mainly in the secondary at his first stops after college with Southern Virginia University (2007), West Virginia Wesleyan College (2008) and at Hargrave Military Academy (2009-2012). While at Hargrave he also served as Co-Defensive Coordinator along with working with the wide receivers and defensive backs.
McConnell moved to Jireh Prep Academy in 2013 where for one season he was assistant coach and defensive coordinator before taking over the head coaching role for the 2014 season.
He and his wife Jessica live in Newport News.