Pat McCann begins his second season coaching receivers with the Aggie football team in 2013 after four seasons as an assistant coach at Stonehill College in Easton, Mass.
Last season he oversaw the play of Tom Hemmingsen who returned from injury in 2012 to catch 60 passes for 640 yards and four touchdowns.
McCann gained extensive experience with the Skyhawks, coaching wide receivers throughout his tenure there before adding special teams duties in 2011 and, subsequently, becoming offensive coordinator for 2012. Stonehill averaged 248.9 passing ypg. last season while receiver John Gomes ranked 35th among NCAA Div. II receivers in yards per game (84.6).
Under McCann's direction as special teams coach in 2011, the Skyhawks ranked among the national leaders in kickoff returns while returning two kicks for touchdowns. They had three TD returns on special teams overall.
McCann played collegiate at Western Washington, a former Div. II rival for UC Davis. He was an All-Great Northwest Athletic Conference first-team pick following his senior season in 2008 while also earning All-Super Region 4 third-team accolades. While at College of the Canyons in Southern California, McCann was part of the Cougars' junior college national championship team in 2004.
The Olympia, Wash., native earned his undergraduate degree in exercise and sport science from Western Washington in 2009. He and his wife Andrea are parents of a five-year-old son, Damian and a one-year-old, Paxton.