Head Lacrosse Coach Danielle O'Leary is a full-time faculty member in the Hollins University physical education and athletic department. O’Leary comes to Hollins from New England College where she served as an assistant coach for the past two seasons. A 2010 graduate of the Henniker, NH, college, O’Leary was brought onto the coaching staff after her four-year playing career. In addition to serving as a captain in the lacrosse program, O’Leary was also a four-year member of the New England ice hockey team. Off the field she excelled in the classroom, being named to the ECAC All-Academic team and serving on the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).
O’Leary earned her Master of Science in Physical Education at Ithaca College. In addition to coaching at the collegiate level, she headed the freshman girls' lacrosse team at Concord High School where she served as a substitute teacher.