Chris McCartney is the head coach and defensive coordinator in charge of coaching linebackers. He enters his 22nd season as a football coach at Olathe North, and his 30th season coaching overall. He earned his B.S. in Education from Emporia State University and teaches Strength and Conditioning at Olathe North.
Coach McCartney has been married to his wife, Julie for 27 years. They are the proud parents of two children; daughter, Morgan who’s 22 years old and son, Connor who is 17 years old. Morgan is a recent graduate from the University of Missouri, Columbia and works as an Account Analyst for SMG in downtown Kansas City. Connor will be a senior at Olathe East where he plays outside linebacker for the Hawks football team and is a member of NHS.