Kerry O’Neill
Fredericksburg, VA

An Iowa native, Kerry played college basketball at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, OK and internationally in 11 different countries. He spent 8 seasons as Character Coach to the NBA Houston Rockets, including their ’94 and ’95 back to back World Championships. He was honored as a 2015 John C. Maxwell Leadership Award Top 10 Finalist.

Kerry brings a unique experience of having been a full scholarship NCAA DI athlete, a full scholarship NAIA athlete, as well as one year as a college walk on. He also guided his son to becoming a DI athlete at arguably the top school in the nation. Along with presenting Guiding the College Bound Athlete seminars, Kerry is also a Certified Presenter for 3Dimensional Coaching and is a sought-after speaker for teams, sports banquets, and graduations.

Kerry serves as the Virginia Coastal Area FCA Director. He and his wife Barbara have 2 children – Abby, a high school senior and Spencer, who attends Yale University where he is a high jumper on the Bulldog track team.