O’Hara comes from UMBC after serving as a volunteer coach for the Retrievers during the 2018-2019 campaign. During his time as a volunteer he was responsible for managing the substitution box during games, and helped with both the defensive and offensive side of the ball. As a volunteer he helped lead the team to an America East championships and first round appearance at the NCAA Championship tournament.
The Davidsonville, Maryland, native played at UMBC for four years, starting three of them as a long stick midfielder. He served as team captain of the UMBC men’s lacrosse program in his senior campaign of 2018.
O’Hara led the team in ground balls and was second in caused turnovers his sophomore year. He led the team in both categories his junior and senior years, finishing with 134 groundballs and 60 caused turnovers during his time at UMBC.
During his tenure as a Retriever, O’Hara served as a team representative of the leadership council and the big brother program.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in business technology administration in August 2018.