3000
11/16 Football Final
21
Otterbein
42
Ohio Northern
11/09 Football Final
52
Ohio Northern
10
Wilmington
11/02 Football Final
49
Ohio Northern
7
Muskingum
10/26 Football Final
47
John Carroll
0
Ohio Northern
10/19 Football Final
0
Marietta
45
Ohio Northern
10/12 Football Final
17
Ohio Northern
38
Baldwin Wallace
 

Dean Paul
Dean Paul
Title: Head Football Coach
Phone: 419-772-2448
Email: d-paul@onu.edu

Dean Paul is in his 11th season as head coach at Ohio Northern University.

Paul has energized the ONU football program since arriving in 2004, leading the Polar Bears to 62 victories and national rankings in eight of his nine seasons as head coach.

In 14 seasons as a head football coach at the NCAA Division III level, Paul has posted a 102-41 record, a winning percentage of .713.

Paul came to ONU after five highly successful seasons at Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, Ky.

He guided the Saints to a 40-12 record in five seasons and ranks eighth among the nation’s leaders in winning percentage among active coaches.

Paul led Thomas More to the 2001 playoffs, where the Saints defeated MacMurray 34-30 in the first round before falling to Wittenberg in the second round.

Beginning with his first season in 1999, Paul led TMC to a 7-3 record after having posted just a 3-7 mark the previous year.

In 2000, the Saints went 9-1 and were ranked No. 28 by the AFCA.

Paul guided his 2001 team to a perfect 10-0 regular-season record, the third in school history as the team outscored its opponents by an overwhelming 389-133 margin. TMC finished 11-1 and a final ranking of No. 18 by the AFCA.

The 20-2 record over those two seasons is the best in TMC history, as is the Saints’ 17-game winning streak during that time.

Paul has had 25 All-America selections in his 11 seasons as head coach.

In the classroom, his ONU team improved its overall grade point average from a 2.25 to a 2.68 in just the first three quarters under Paul. This past spring quarter, the ONU football team had a combined GPA of 2.865, better than the national student body average of 2.73.

He serves as a voting member on the D3Football.com poll and serves on the AFCA Football Council.

A four-year letterman at Mt. Union, he was named All-OAC in 1988 and 1990 and served as a team captain during his junior and senior seasons.

He ranks eighth all-time at Mt. Union with 2,013 career rushing yards and is fifth in rushing touchdowns with 19.

His first collegiate coaching job came when he coached the running backs at Allegheny (Pa.) from 1991-92, helping the Gators to 19 victories in those two seasons.

He also was an assistant coach at Tulane in 1993 and 1994, at Wooster from 1995-97 and at Fordham in 1998 before taking over as head coach at TMC in 1999.

A native of Garrettsville, Ohio, Dean Bradley Paul received his Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Management from Mt. Union in 1990.

He and his wife, Tonya, have a daughter, Kendra (19), and two sons, Bryce (13) and Brandon (11).

Football under Paul

Year Record Pct. OAC Pct.
2013 6-4 .600 5-4 / t4th .556
2012 4-6 .400 4-5 / t6th
.444
2011 6-4 .600 5-4 / t4th .556
2010 10-2 .833 8-1 / 2nd .889
2009 8-2 .800 7-2 / 2nd .778
2008 5-5 .500 5-4 / t3rd
.556
2007 7-3 .700 6-3 / 3rd
.667
2006 6-4 .600 5-4 / t4th .556
2005 8-2 .800 7-2 / t2nd
.778
2004 8-2 .800 7-2 / t2nd .778
10-Year Totals 
68-34 .667 59-31 .656
Mike Schmitz
Mike Schmitz
Title: Assistant Football Coach
Phone: 419-772-3136
Email: m-schmitz@onu.edu

Mike Schmitz is in his second season as an assistant coach at Ohio Northern and will coach the quarterbacks and serve as offensive coordinator.

Schmitz came to ONU after a 13-year stint as head football coach at Wooster, where he compiled a 74-54 record.

He was named the North Coast Athletic Conference Coach of the Year in 2004 and 2008 and was the Lee Tressel Ohio College Coach of the Year in 2004.

In 2004, he guided the Scots to an 11-1 record and a No. 6 national ranking.

He also served as offensive coordinator at Wooster from 1995-2000.

Prior to his 18 seasons at Wooster, Schmitz enjoyed a highly successful high school coaching career.

He was head football coach at Lexington, Medina, Archbishop Hoban and Rittman high schools from 1976-1995.

Schmitz received his bachelor's degree in education from Bowling Green in 1974.

He and his wife, Peggy, an attorney and partner in the Critchfield Law Firm in Wooster, have two adult children, Joie and Stephen, who work for Under Armor in Baltimore, Maryland.

Glenn Scheutzow
Glenn Scheutzow
Title: Assistant Football Coach
Phone: 419-772-3136
Email: g-scheutzow@onu.edu

Glenn Scheutzow is in his ninth season as an assistant football coach at Ohio Northern.

He will work with the linebackers and serve as defensive coordinator.

Scheutzow is in his second stint at Ohio Northern after serving as defensive line coach from 2005-12.

He was the defensive line coach at Tiffin in 2013 before returnint to ONU in the spring of 2014.

He is also a lecturer in the health, physical education and sport studies department and serves as the director of intramurals at Ohio Northern.

Scheutzow also served as the head coach of the ONU men’s tennis program from 2006-­08 and guided the Polar Bears to three OAC Regular Season championships, two OAC Tournament titles, two NCAA Tournament appearances and was named the OAC Men’s Tennis Coach of the Year in 2007 and 2008.

Prior to his coming to ONU, Scheutzow spent six seasons with OAC foe Baldwin Wallace. There he spent five seasons with the defensive line and one season coaching linebackers. 

He was also the strength and conditioning coordinator for the football program at BW.

In his 16th year of coaching, Scheutzow has developed 29 All-Ohio Athletic Conference selections, eight All-Americans and four Conference Player of the Year selections.

He graduated from BW in 1999 with a degree in Business Administration. While there he was a four year letterman who started 30 varsity games and was the Most Valuable Defensive Lineman in 1998.

He resides in Findlay with his wife Ashley.

E.J. Henderson
E.J. Henderson
Title: Assistant Football Coach
Phone: 419-772-2455
Email: e-henderson@onu.edu

E.J. Henderson is in his first season as an assistant football coach at Ohio Northern. He will coach the wide receivers and serve as co-offensive coordinator.

He comes to Ohio Northern after a 1-year stint as offensive coordinator and special teams coordinator at NCAA Division II Urbana.

Prior to his stint at Urbana, Henderson served as wide receivers coach and special teams coordinator at NCAA Division I Davidson in 2011-12.

Henderson also has assistant coaching stints at Princeton from 2007-2010, Wayne State from 2004-06, Mount Union in 2002-03 and Louisville in 2000-01.

Henderson played collegiately at Central Washington, where his squad shared the NAIA national title in 1995.

He received a bachelor's degree from Central Washington in travel-tourism management in 1996 and was later inducted in the school's Athletics Hall of Fame.

He earned a master's degree in health and fitness from Louisville in 2002.

He is married to Katie Rosenthal Henderson and they have two daughters, Miriam and Luella.

Bob Rohan
Bob Rohan
Title: Assistant Football Coach/Head Men's Tennis Coach
Phone: 419-772-2449
Email: r-rohan@onu.edu

Bob Rohan is in his 11th season as an associate head coach at Ohio Northern.

Rohan will also be an instructor in ONU’s human performance and sport science department and will be the director of intramurals at Ohio Northern.

He coaches the defensive line.

Rohan, who has 21 years of coaching experience, joins the Polar Bears after a three-year stint as an assistant coach at Ashland, where he coached quarterbacks and specialists.

He also had assistant coaching stints at Clarion (Pa.) from 1997-99, Frostburg State (Md.) from 1993-96, Catholic (D.C.) in 1992, Maryland in 1991 and at Bishop McNamara H.S. from 1987-90.

Most of his coaching experience has been on offense with quarterbacks, specialists and as a coordinator, but has coached on both side of the ball.

He received his bachelor’s degree in physical education from Maryland in 1992 and his master’s degree from Frostburg State in health and physical education in 1996.

Rohan played safety at Salisbury State (Md.) in 1985 and helped his squad to the regional finals that year.

As a freshman, he played quarterback for Shepherd (W.Va.) in 1983.

Rohan and his wife, Amy, have six children; Sarah, Daniel, Greg, Matthew and twins Anna and Rachel.

Devin Russell
Devin Russell
Title: Assistant Football Coach
Phone: 419-772-2588
Email: d-russell.2@onu.edu

Former Ohio Northern standout Devin Russell has returned to his alma mater and is in his sixth season as an assistant football coach at Ohio Northern.

He coaches the offensive line.

Russell returns to ONU after coaching stints at John Carroll and NCAA Division I-AA Morehead St.

He served as graduate assistant at Morehead State in 2008, coaching the offensive line.

Russell was also the assistant offensive line coach at John Carroll in 2006 and 2007.

The Worthington, Ohio, native earned his bachelor’s degree in sport management from Ohio Northern in the spring of 2006.

While at Ohio Northern, Russell was a three-year letterman and earned All-Ohio Athletic Conference honors as a junior in the fall of ’04.

He married Diane Arnos (PharmD ’07) in June and resides in Harrod.

Denny Compston
Denny Compston
Title: Assistant Football Coach
Email: d-compston@onu.edu

Denny Compston is in his third season as an assistant football coach at Ohio Northern and will assist with the linebackers.

Compston comes to Ohio Northern with more than 30 years of coaching experience at NCAA Divisions I, II and III and NAIA.

He comes to ONU after a four-year stint as an assistant coach at Ohio Wesleyan from 2008-11.

Compston also has experience coaching at Virginia-Wise, Newberry (S.C.) and Concord (W.Va.), Urbana, West Virginia Tech, Earlham (Ind.), Valparaiso (Ind.), Manchester (Ind.), Lock Haven (Pa.), Ball State and Defiance.

He was head football coach at Urbana from 1996-2000.

Compston received a bachleor’s degree in biology and chemistry from Defiance and a master’s degree from Ball State in physical education.

Bob Copeland
Bob Copeland
Title: Assistant Football Coach

Bob Copeland is in his seventh season as an assistant coach at Ohio Northern and will assist with the offensive line and serve as the head coach of the ONU Freshman squad.

Prior to arriving at ONU, he coached high school football from 1968-2005 and is a member of the Indiana Football Hall of Fame.

He has a bachelor’s degree from Ohio in 1968 and a master’s degree from Miami in 1969.

Brad Watkins
Brad Watkins
Title: Assistant Football Coach
Email: b-watkins@onu.edu

Brad Watkins returns for his second stint an assistant coach at his alma mater and will assist with the running backs.

Watkins was a four-year letterman on the ONU football squad from 2002-05 and was a student assistant in 2006.

He earned his B.S. degree in Physical and Health Education from ONU in 2007 and his M.E. degree in exercise science from Old Dominion University in 2011.

Watkins has served as an assistant coach at Old Dominion from 2010-12.

Tony Roob
Tony Roob
Title: Assistant Football Coach

Tony Roob is in his fifth season as an assistant coach at Ohio Northern and will coach the tight ends and tackles.

Roob has a long history of coaching football at the high school level, serving as an assistant coach at Bath, Saint Marys and Middletown High Schools in Ohio.

He currently teaches at Bath High School.

He received his bachelor’s degree from Miami (Ohio) University, where he enjoyed a stanbdout career playing on the offensive line.

Jordan Chopp
Jordan Chopp
Title: Assistant Football Coach
Email: j-chopp@onu.edu

Jordan Chopp is in his third season as an assistant coach at Ohio Northern and will assist with the offense.

Chopp had a successful four-year career as a receiver at Ohio Northern from 2008-11.

He caught 11 passes for 129 yards and one touchdown in 13 career games.

His senior season was cut short due to an injury in week four.

Mark Frey
Mark Frey
Title: Assistant Football Coach
Phone: 419-772-2452
Email: m-frey.1@onu.edu

Mark Frey is in his second season as an assistant coach at ONU and will assist with the defensive backs.

Frey was a four-year player at Hanover (Ind.) from 2007-10.

He graduated from Hanover with a bachleor of arts degree in mathematics in 2011.

Frey served as an assistant coach at Dordt (Iowa) College in 2012 and at Elkhart (Ind.) Concord High School in 2011.

Pat Lambert
Pat Lambert
Title: Assistant Football Coach
Email: p-lambert.2@onu.edu

Pat Lambert is in his first season as an assistant coach at Ohio Northern and will serve as the strength and conditioning coach.

Lambert is a recent graduate of the University of Cincinnati, where he earned a bachelor's degree in exercise and fitness/health promotion.

He was a 5-year scholarship football player as a defensive back at Cincinnati from 2008-12, where he helped the Bearcats win four Big East Conference championships.

Lambert has also worked as an assistant strength coach at Cincinnati and has worked as a mentor with area youth.

Bill Kent
Bill Kent
Title: Assistant Football Coach
Phone: 419-772-2406
Email: w-kent@onu.edu

Bill Kent is in his seventh season as an assistant coach at Ohio Northern and will help with the defense.

He also serves as the mail center manager and the recycling manager at Ohio Northern and has worked for the University for 10 years.

Kent is working on his bachelor’s degree in communications studies at ONU and has a 13-year old son named Branden.

He is a lifelong resident of Ada.

Andrew Terwilliger
Andrew Terwilliger
Title: Director of Football Recruiting
Email: a-terwilliger.1@onu.edu

Andrew Terwilliger is in his second season as Director of Football Operations and Director of Football Recruiting at Ohio Northern.

Terwilliger will focus on recruiting prospective student/athletes.

He comes to ONU after two seasons as offensive graduate assistant and wide receivers coach at Findlay.

Terwilliger played at Findlay and Otterbein before an injury cut his playing career short.

He then served as an student assistant at Otterbein until his graduation in 2008.

Upon graduation from Otterbein, Terwilliger worked for Ohio Health in the neighborhood care-prephysical therapy department in Columbus from 2008-11.

Pastor Randy Davis
Pastor Randy Davis
Title: Team Chaplain

Randy Davis is in his 11th season serving as Team Chaplain for the Ohio Northern football team.

He is also the pastor of the First Assembly of God Church in Lima. His goal is to communicate a spiritually relevant message to motivate the team to win on and off the field.

Prior to assisting ONU, Davis served as Team Chaplain for 1-AA football powerhouse Youngstown State University for two years (2001-02).



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