Ron Simonson

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Ron Simonson
Biographical details
Born (1942-03-12) March 12, 1942 (age 78)
Portland, Oregon
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1978–1984 Puget Sound
1985–1988 Northern Colorado
1989–1990 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (assistant)
1997–1998 Oregon State (RB)
Head coaching record
Overall66–48–1
Tournaments0–1 (NCAA D-II playoffs)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
1 Evergreen (1983)

Ron Simonson (born March 12, 1942) is a former American football coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Puget Sound from 1978 to 1984 and at the University of Northern Colorado from 1985 until 1988, compiling a career college football record of 66–48–1. [1] [2] He also held assistant coaching positions with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League (CFL) and Oregon State. [3]

After retiring from football he began a career as an author. [3]

Head coaching record

YearTeamOverallConferenceStandingBowl/playoffs
Puget Sound Loggers (NCAA Division II independent)(1978–1982)
1978 Puget Sound9–1
1979 Puget Sound7–4
1980 Puget Sound6–3
1981 Puget Sound10–2L NCAA Division II Quarterfinal
1982 Puget Sound7–3
Puget Sound Loggers (Evergreen Conference)(1983–1984)
1983 Puget Sound9–17–01st
1984 Puget Sound5–4–14–3–14th
Puget Sound:53–18–111–3–1
Northern Colorado Bears (North Central Conference)(1985–1988)
1985 Northern Colorado2–92–7T–8th
1986 Northern Colorado3–83–6T–7th
1987 Northern Colorado3–82–79th
1988 Northern Colorado5–54–5T–6th
Northern Colorado:13–3011–25
Total:66–48–1
      National championship        Conference title        Conference division title or championship game berth

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References

  1. Northern Colorado Bears Records By Year at the Wayback Machine (archived April 2, 2016)
  2. "Puget Sound Football All-Time Coaching Records". University of Puget Sound . Retrieved September 1, 2018.
  3. 1 2 Schuman, Matt (March 18, 2013). "Former Bears coach sticks with morals to excel away from football". Greeley Tribune . Retrieved September 1, 2018.