Tom Kelleher-’03 Named Captain of North Shore Generals

June 10th, 2011 by admin

Wakefield, MA–Former Warrior captain, Tom Kelleher, has been named a captain of the North Shore Generals.  The General football team is a member of the New England Football League (NEFL), a highly-regarded semi-professional football league founded in 1994. 

Kelleher was a two-way standout for the Warriors in the early 2000’s. He was quarterback of the 2001 Superbowl Finalist team that finished 9-2 his junior season. He was named a Middlesex League All-Star his senior season and competed in the Carole Classic All Star game.  He was a recipient of the Bob Connor’s Memorial Award in 2002 and was also a captain of the Warriors.

#1 Tommy Kelleher, circa 2002

After graduating from Wakefield High School, Kelleher went on to play football at Saint Anselm College. Kelleher was dominate from his linebacker position recording 94 tackles in 2006 and tallying 249 career tackles from 2003 to 2006.

Kelleher recently caught up with Coach Boyages and said, “as far as I know, I am the only rookie to ever be named Captain of this organization. I definitely attribute it to what I learned at Wakefield High School and from the coaching staff of the Warriors.”

Coach Boyages on Kelleher’s accomplishments said, “Tommy was a great player for us and went on to become a solid member of the St. A’s football team.  I am happy for him and wish him well this season.  I can’t wait to go watch him play. His love for the game of football is very admirable.”

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