Coach BJ Shea is entering his first year as assistant men’s basketball coach for the Bristol Bayhawks this season. Coach Shea was a captain and wore number 33 for the Bristol Bayhawks back during the inaugural 2008-2009 season. Prior to coaching the Bayhawks, Coach Shea was the head coach of Bishop Connolly High School’s Junior Varsity team and Varsity basketball assistant for the past nine seasons. Coach Shea helped guide Connolly to multiple Mayflower League titles, a State Championship in 2013 and a South Sectional championship in 2014. Coach Shea has an Associate’s Degree from Bristol Community College and currently resides in Fall River, Massachusetts.