Assistant Athletic Director
Coach O'Donnell is an Assistant Athletic Director and also teaches AP Psychology. She has been a member of the Blessed Trinity faculty since 2003. She is a graduate of the University Of Tennessee where she majored in Psychology and minored in English and Secondary Education. She completed her Master's Degree in Secondary Education at UT as well.
Jan went to St. Pius X Catholic High School where she was a four year member of the Varsity softball team. During her high school career, she earned three all-state honors, was named AJC (Dekalb County) Player of the Year, and was the AAA Pitcher of the Year. Coach O'Donnell was the starting pitcher for St. Pius and helped lead the team to the State Championship during her sophomore year.
Coach O'Donnell coached softball at Blessed Trinity for eleven years. During her coaching career she was named Region Coach of the Year (2006, 2007, 2012), Northside Coach of the Year (2006), and AAA State Coach of the Year (2007). She was also selected as a GACA Allstar game coach three times. During her eight years as head coach of the softball program, Coach O'Donnell led her team to a 3rd place finish, a Final Four finish, three Region Championships, and numerous Elite 8 appearances. Her greatest accomplishment, however, was leading her team to a State Championship in 2007.
Jan and her husband, Brendan, have three daughters: McKinley, Cameron, and Whitley.