Heffernan returns as an assistant coach for his sixth season with the Wildcats in 2016-17. He assists head coach Jim Wilkes with all aspects of coaching both on and off the course, including hosting the Wildcat Invitational for a fourth consecutive year in 2014.
In addition to his coaching duties, Heffernan is an Assistant Golf Professional at Lulu Country Club in Glenside, PA. He is also registered as a PGA apprentice working towards full membership as a Class "A" member.
Heffernan resides in Huntingdon Valley, Pa. with his wife, Ginny, and three daughters.