Aug. 30, 2016
“Coach Ross has made a significant impact on Buckeye lacrosse in the two years he has been with the program,” Myers said. “He is one of the top assistants in the country and he and his family have made Columbus home. We are thrilled to announce he is our associate head coach and look forward to partnering with him for years to come.”
Ross serves as the Buckeyes’ offensive coordinator and recruiting coordinator.
“I would like to thank Coach Myers, (associate athletics director) Janine Oman and (Ohio State Senior Vice President and Wolfe Foundation Endowed Athletics Director) Gene Smith for this opportunity. I know I speak for my wife, Nicole, and my daughter, Bodie, when I say we could not be happier living and working in Columbus. The future is bright for the Ohio State lacrosse program and I am lucky to be a part of it.”
Ross, who began his coaching career at Brown in 2009, joined the Ohio State program in June 2014 after four years at Bryant. His teams have appeared in the NCAA Tournament three of the last four years, including a quarterfinal berth by the Buckeyes in 2015.
A native of Darnestown, Md., Ross was a two-time captain and three-year starter at midfield for Duke. During his career, the Blue Devils won three ACC titles and reached the NCAA semifinals four times, including two national championship game appearances. Ross was both a three-time USILA All-American and a two-time USILA Scholar All-American. He continued his playing career in Major League Lacrosse, where he won MLL championships with both Toronto and Boston and was an MLL All-Star.