|Title:||Assistant Coach/Running Backs|
Nick Connell joined the Western New England University football coaching staff as an assistant in August 2017. Connell will serve as a running backs coach with the Golden Bears.
Connell joined the coaching staff following a standout four-year career at Western New England. The East Marion, N.Y. native racked up 2,778 rushing yards, good for fourth in program history, and 28 touchdowns on the ground. Connell was a two-time All-New England Football Conference (NEFC) selection, garnering D3football.com All-East Region second team accolades as a senior in 2016.