Shannon O’Brien begins her third year with the Lady Bisons after joining her husband, Kevin, on staff in 2012.
O’Brien, originally from Phoenix, Ariz., had a standout career at the University of Arizona. O’Brien is in the U of A record books for the fewest goals allowed in a career.
Following her collegiate career, O’Brien played for the Charlotte Lady Eagles for six years, serving as team captain for three.
Previous coaching stops include UNC Charlotte and Pfeifer University while also serving on the goalkeeping staff for the N.C. Olympic Development Program.
O’Brien holds NSCAA Goalkeeper I & II Diplomas.
Shannon O'Brien assisted Coach Kevin O'Brien in making Lipscomb history during the 2013 season. The team made it to the Atlantic Sun Tournament for the first time in program history. They finished the year with an overall record of 6-8-5 and a conference record of 3-3-3, a program best.
Shannon and Kevin married in 2003. The couple has two kids, Keely and Keegan.