Tim O'Shea - 1980 Basketball


Basketball was the sport Tim O'Shea really excelled at, winning Dual County League MVP honors as both as junior and as a senior at Wayland High School. He also competed in spring track for two years.

Tim, a guard, earned Parade Magazine All-American as well as Street and Smith Magazine All-American honors as a senior during the 1979-80 season. The Wayland Warriors were DCL champions during his final two seasons and were state finalists his junior season.
Tim was also the Boston Globe and the Boston Herald All-Scholastic player both his junior and senior year at Wayland.

He attended Boston College on a basketball scholarship and was a member of two Big East regular-season championship teams and was on four tournament teams (two Sweet 16, one Elite Eight appearances) with the Eagles before graduating in 1984 with a degree in communication. He later earned his Master’s in counseling/psychology.

After assistant coaching stops at Rhode Island, Boston College, Yale, URI again and BC, Tim became the head basketball coach at Ohio University in 2001.

Tim and his wife Beth have a daughter, Madeleine, 8. He sends a special thanks to Wayland Public School staff members Joe Porrell, John Kavaleski, and Bill Snow.