George O’Boyle was born in Bronx, N.Y. on Dec. 18, 1940. In 1961, he came to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on a track scholarship and ran for the legendary Nebraska coach, Frank Sevigne. Upon graduation in 1965, his first teaching position was at Ann J. Kellogg School in Battle Creek, Mich. He came back to Lincoln and joined Pius X in 1967 and started the cross country program at our school 1968. He took over for legendary athletic director, Vince Aldrich in 1985 and has been in the position ever since.
George has been at Pius X for almost 40 years now. In 2000, he received the National Cross Country Coach of the Year Award. Some of his other coaching achievements include, a boys’ state track championship and two state runner-up titles, a girls’ state track championship and state runner up title, 10 boys’ state cross country championships and one state runner-up title and seven girls’ cross country state championships and three state runner-up titles.
George and his wife, Linda, who is from Minden, Neb, have been married since 1965. They have two children, Jenny Seifert and Kevin O’Boyle, who graduated from Pius X in 1987 and 1990.