John O’Hara is a retired American soccer defender who played professionally in the American Soccer League and Major Indoor Soccer League.
O’Hara graduated from Mt. Lebanon High School He attended the University of Pittsburgh, playing on the men’s soccer team in 1977 and 1978.
In 1979, he turned professional with the Pennsylvania Stoners of the American Soccer League. In the fall of 1979, O’Hara moved indoors with the Pittsburgh Spirit of the Major Indoor Soccer League. In 1980, the Spirit sent him to the Cleveland Force but he was back in Pittsburgh in 1981.
O’Hara remained with the Spirit until it folded in 1986. He then signed with the Minnesota Strikers where he played for two seasons.