Assistant Professor of Mathematics
University of Portland
Fr. McCoy was born and raised in Chicago, where his parents and two sisters still reside. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, in 1995. In 2000, he completed his doctoral studies in Mathematics at the University of Notre Dame. It was while at Notre Dame in the Ph.D. program that Fr. McCoy met the priests of Holy Cross. Attracted by the possibility of serving God's people through education, he entered Moreau Seminary in 2002.
He served as a deacon at Christ the King Parish in South Bend and was ordained a priest in April 2009. Fr. McCoy joined the faculty at the University of Portland in the fall of 2009. He is also the Pastoral Resident in Villa Maria, a University of Portland Residence Hall.