McConnell is employed with Alexander County Schools as the Credit Recovery Coordinator and PE teacher at Alexander Central High School. Coach McConnell just started his fifth season as the Men’s Soccer Head Coach at ACHS, a role in which he will continue to serve while taking over the helm of the Women’s soccer program in the Spring.
Alexander Central High School Athletic Director Nathan Robinson commented on the hiring of McConnell by saying “I am very excited to be able to announce this hiring of David McConnell to direct our Women’s Soccer program. David has a great knowledge of the game and his passion for soccer is very easy to see. He has done a great job directing our Men’s team and is a good fit to guide the Women’s program.”
McConnell commented on his new position by saying “I am thrilled and excited about the opportunity to lead the Women’s Soccer team at Alexander Central. I look forward to this new challenge and am looking forward to working with our student-athletes and helping them develop into good soccer players.”