Connor Klekota joins the Bison men’s soccer staff as a graduate assistant in 2016. Klekota was a Dean’s List and ACC Academic Honor Roll honoree while playing soccer at Notre Dame from 2011-2015.
Klekota tri-captained the Notre Dame men’s soccer team as a senior in 2015. He appeared in 66 games, including 50 starts in his career. In 2013, he started in 14 contests, helping the Fighting Irish capture the NCAA national championship. He helped Notre Dame win the ACC regular season title in 2014 and was an ACC All-Tournament Team selection in 2015.
Klekota served as a peer facilitator for the Rosenthal Leadership Academy at Notre Dame, where he served as a group leader during leadership workshops throughout the year. He also interned in Notre Dame’s Office of Student Welfare & Development, helping with leadership and teamwork techniques.
Klekota was a three-time Notre Dame monogram winner, and a two-time Francis O’Connor Award recipient, given to a student-athlete that best represents the spirit of Notre Dame. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in management consulting and is pursing a master’s degree in college student personnel.
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