McDermott steps down at Cardinal O’Hara

Dan McDermott

TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) – After leading Cardinal O’Hara to the New York State Federation championship this year, head coach Dan McDermott is stepping down.

McDermott will hand over the job to assistant coach Nick O’Neil, although he tells News 4 Sports he will stay on as an assistant with the program.

Earlier this week, Cardinal O’Hara star Jontay Walton signed a D-I letter of intent to play basketball at UMass. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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