Ron Russo is entering his second season as the head men's and women's cross country coach at Thomas More College during the 2019-20 academic year.
Russo comes to Thomas More from McAuley High School, where he has been the head cross country coach since 2009 and the head track & field coach since 2010. Prior to McAuley he was the cross country and track & field coach at Colerain High School from 1990 to 2009 and served as the athletic director at Colerain also from 1992 to 1996.
Russo led Colerain to four-straight Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) Division I State Championships (1997 to 2000) and finished state runner-up four times (1996, 2003 and 2004). He has coached 22 all-state cross country student-athletes and over 40 all-state track & field student-athlete. Over 25 student-athletes that Russo has coach have gone on to compete at the NCAA Division I, II and III levels.
Russo has a bachelor of science from Indiana University as well as a Masters of Arts and a masters of education from Miami University.