Manchester Central
Hall Of Fame

Joseph O'Neil

In three track areas, Joe O'Neil has fashioned an extraordinary career which is still in progress. Here are some highlights.... In Indoor Track, an overall record of 446-6 and a current undefeated streak of 260 consecutive wins, 14 undefeated seasons, 9 Class L titles (runners-up four times) and coach of 46 individual state champions. In 20 years of Outdoor Track, a regular season record of 234\u201312 including 11 undefeated seasons and 8 Class L titles (runners-up five times). He has coached 69 State Champions, 20 New England Champions and 13 All-Americans. In Cross Country, his career which started in 1980 was interrupted by a five year span at St. Anselm. Overall, Central teams have won 173 consecutive regular season meets, have 16 consecutive undefeated seasons, and have won the city championship 19 consecutive years. The program has 10 Class L and 8 New England titles. They have been rated in the TOP 10 of a national poll 8 of the last 9 years. A graduate of St. Anselm College, O'Neil has been teaching at Central for twenty years. He is married to the former Cynthia Statires, and they have three children.