Conor is from Wexford, Ireland. He attended Winthrop University where he received a degree in Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration.
Conor played for FC Carolina United (NPSL), Wexford Youths (League of Ireland) and for Winthrop University (NCAA Division 1) as a Co-Captain.
Conor has 7 years of experience in private coaching. He has grassroots coaching licenses from the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) and is a qualified Recruitment and Player Scout from S4 Scouting. He will start working towards receiving UEFA coaching licenses in 2023.
Conor grew up learning about soccer from his family. His grandfather, Johnny Giles, is a former Irish international player and manager, who won two First Division titles ( now called Premier Leagues) and his great uncle,Nobby Stiles, is a former England international who has won the World Cup, European Cup (now called Champions League) and the First Division.