Brian O' Connor has been named the 2009 American Baseball Coaches Association Atlantic Region Coach of the Year. This is the second time O'Connor has received the award. He also won it in 2004 after leading the Cavaliers to a regional appearance in his first year as head coach at UVa.
This award is just another honor for the Cavalier Head Coach this season. O'Connor was named National Coach of the Year by the National College Baseball Writers Association during the College World Series.
O'Connor is going into his seventh season at the helm of the Cavaliers. He has posted a career 265-104-1 record at UVa. He has also led the Cavaliers to a regional appearance in each of his six seasons as head coach.