Conor Lynch is in his second season as an assistant football coach for Willamette University in 2019. He is the quarterbacks coach for the Bearcats and also is the passing game coordinator and video coordinator.
Prior to joining Willamette as the offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach last season, Lynch was an assistant coach for the football team at St. Olaf College (Minn.) during the 2017-18 academic year. He coached tight ends during the fall season and worked with wide receivers in the spring. Previously, Lynch was the co-offensive coordinator and the team's starting quarterback for the Asane Seahawks in the Norwegian Football League. He also was the offensive coordinator of Asane's U-17 team. He began his coaching career as an assistant football coach at Carleton College (Minn.) from April, 2015 through January, 2017. While coaching at Carleton, he worked with quarterbacks in 2015 and coached wide receivers in 2016.
From 2015 through 2017, Lynch also worked for Valspar in the corporate polymer lab in Minnesota. He was the lead chemist for the North American electro-coating polymer research and development lab during his last year with the company.
Earlier, Lynch was a four-year starter and a four-year letterwinner as a quarterback at Carleton for the 2010 through 2013 seasons. He also served as a team captain. He was known for his dedication, self-motivation, teamwork and perseverance. While attending Carleton, he was an assistant coach at South Salem High School during the summer months. He graduated from Carleton in 2014 with a bachelor's degree and a major in Chemistry.
Following his graduation, Lynch was the starting quarterback for the Berlin Rebels in the German Football League from June through September of 2014. While in Berlin, he coached the Junior Berlin Rebels.