• Master of Science in Education Administration, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass., 1969
  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Education, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass., 1966

While a physical educator at Amherst Regional High School in Amherst, Mass., from 1966-2000, James O'Donnell was the varsity swimming and diving coach there during that time. He also served as the varsity lacrosse coach from 1970-75 and freshman football and baseball coach from 1966-71. Before becoming a skills program coordinator at Springfield College in 2003, O'Donnell was an adjunct faculty member at Holyoke Community College in Holyoke, Mass., for three years.

Courses Taught

  • Fitness for Life
  • Instructional Swimming
  • Fitness Swimming
  • Grades Pre-K - 2, 3 - 5, and 9 - 12 Physical Education Sophomore Modules