Brad Ross enters his second season as the head coach at Bryant University. In 2023 he earned NEILA Coach of the Year honors after leading the Bulldogs to a 12-5 record, an America East Championship and an NCAA Tournament appearance.
Since graduating from Duke, Ross has been in the coaching ranks for a long time as he has spent time as an assistant coach or associate head coach at Brown, Navy, Ohio State and Bryant.
Ross was a three-time All-American at Duke University, graduating with 73 career wins, an NCAA record at the time, and playing in four NCAA Final Fours. Ross was a two-time captain (2008, ’09) and three-year starter at midfield for Duke. Ross produced 102 points for the Blue Devils (76g, 26a) and was a three-time All-American.
Ross also played professionally for four years before retiring because of medical issues prior to the 2013 season. He was a member of two Major League Lacrosse championship teams, winning the title with Toronto in 2009 in his first year as a pro and with Boston in 2011. Ross, who saw action in 40 regular-season MLL games in his career, scoring 46 goals and 70 points, was selected for the 2011 MLL All-Star Game.