Ron Carpenter - M.Ed. Athletic Administration
Ron was a four year letter winner, a three year All-Mac
winner, an All-American, and was voted to the All-Millennium team in 2000 at
Miami University. Ron Carpenter
Graduated from Miami University in 1993 with a major in Urban and Regional Planning,
with a minor in Urban Design. Upon
graduation Ron signed a Free Agent contract with the Minnesota Vikings of the
National Football League where he surprised many by making the team as an un-drafted
Free Agent, beating out a three year vet.
After spending one year with the Vikings and the Cincinnati Bengals and
two seasons with the New York Jets, Ron finally joined the St. Louis Rams. Ron and the Rams went on to win Super Bowl
XXXIV in 2000 where they beat the Tennessee Titans 23 to 16 in one of the most
exciting Super Bowl games ever.
season Ron left the National Football League and continued his career in
professional football by playing in the Extreme Football League (XFL), NFL
Europe, and the Arena Football League (AFL).
Ron has played in championship games in all four leagues, winning twice;
The Super Bowl and the XFL Championship game.
playing days were over, Ron was the defensive backs coach at Princeton High
School in Cincinnati, Ohio for 7 years, the defensive backs coach and special team’s
coordinator at Central State University in Ohio for two years, as well as
defensive backs coach at both Miami University (Ohio), and The University of
Through his travels to different
leagues and different teams, Ron has seen the various intricacies and daily
processes of professional sports franchises, the delicate balance needed to run
and coach a successful team, and he has learned how to mesh different
personalities within a team to produce a champion. He knows what it takes to be a winner.
Ron started the Masters of
Education in Athletic Administration in August of 2016. He says, “this program has been a God send. I have truly enjoyed the program here at
Endicott College. Mr. D’Onofrio has been
a great help to me as far as me getting re-acclimated to being back in school
after graduating 23 years ago. I truly
appreciate this opportunity.”
Ron has a 21-year-old
son by the name of Kamron, a 5-year-old son named Aidan, twin 2-year-old son’s
named Aubry and Dawson, and he is married to Tamara Carpenter.