Niumatalolo announces two promotions and two additions to the football staff
Navy-UConn Football 9-10-16
Bryce McDonald is in his ninth year at the Naval Academy and his first as a coach on the field as McDonald will take over coaching the offensive tackles.
McDonald served as the Director of Football Operations for five seasons and he spent three years as the Executive Administrator and Military Liaison Officer for the football team. McDonald also assisted Coach Niumatalolo and the military officer representatives with professional development and molding Navy football players to assume future positions of leadership in the Navy and Marine Corps.
A 2003 graduate of the Naval Academy, McDonald was a three-year letterwinner at fullback for the Midshipmen. His senior year he was coached by current offensive coordinator Ivin Jasper
Following graduation, McDonald was commissioned into the United States Marine Corps as an Infantry Officer and served until 2012. In 2006, while stationed in Iraq and Executive Officer of 2/4, he was injured and was awarded a purple heart. McDonald and his wife, Jana, are the parents of daughters, Kayleigh and Kendall, and son, Thomas.