Ross Joins Southwestern Football Staff
GEORGETOWN, Texas - Southwestern University Director of Athletics Dr. Glada Munt and the Southwestern Athletic Department recently welcomed Tom Ross to campus. Ross will join Head Coach Joe Austin on the football staff as associate head coach and defensive coordinator. Ross served under Coach Austin for four seasons at Hanover College.
Prior to Hanover, Ross was head coach for the Stuttgart Scorpions in the German Football League for two seasons. Under his guidance, the Scorpions posted a 20-6-1 record and led the German league's Southern Division in total offense, scoring offense, rushing, total defense and scoring defense.
Ross spent 15 years at Augsburg College, serving stints as the
defensive coordinator, special teams coordinator and offensive
coordinator before taking his talents overseas as the defensive
coordinator for Stuttgart in 2001 before being named head coach in
Additionally, Ross has spent time at Carleton College (MN) and St. Olaf College (MN). He received a bachelor's degree from Augsburg in 1991.
Southwestern football will begin competition in the fall of 2013.