Ron Richards
Ron Richards
Title: Assistant Coach
Birth Date: October 17, 1958
Hometown: Tacoma, WA
Previous College: Washington State University

A veteran coach with more than 30 years' experience, Ron Richards joined the Linn-Benton staff in 2011 after serving as an assistant coach at Lane Community College from 2005 - 2010. A native of Tacoma, Washington, Richards earned his bachelor's degree in Social Sciences from Washington State University with a minor in Physical Education/Coaching. His coaching highlights include: 

  • Student Assistant Coach for Women’s Basketball at Mt. Tahoma High School 1976-1977 
  • Practicum Assistant Men’s Coach at Washington State University 1977-1979
  • Women’s Assistant Moscow High School 1981-1982 Idaho State Champs
  • Women’s Assistant Sheldon High School – Oregon State Tournament Rep 1987-1988
  • Practicum Assistant Women’s Coach at Washington State University 1982-1983
  • Women’s Assistant Coach at Pierce College 1983-1984
  • Women’s Assistant Coach Lane Community College 1989-1992
  • Women’s Assistant Coach North Eugene High School 1989 Oregon State Champs
  • Men’s Assistant Coach Springfield High School 2003 – Midwestern League Champs
  • Men’s Assistant Coach Mohawk High School – Oregon State Regional Playoffs
  • Assistant Coach Lane Community College 2005-2010 – 2 NWAC Appearances
  • Assistant Coach Linn Community College 2011-Present – NWAC Final Four 2017-2018