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Rob Rude Varsity Head Coach more details
Email: rude_r@milfordschools.org

The Milford High School Department of Athletics is pleased to announce that Rob Rude will become the school’s new head bowling coach, pending approval of the Milford Exempted Village School District board. A long-time coach, official and official’s assigners in the Greater Cincinnati area, Rude will have administrative responsibilities for both the boys and girls programs, while serving as the head coach for the girls team. Scott Thomas will remain the head coach for the boys program.

Rude, a Milford resident, has a diverse background that includes over three decades of coaching and officiating experience. He’s coached multiple sports during his career, while officiating six different sports and serving as a trainer and officials assigner. Rude is also an Assistant Professor of Economics and Sport Administration at the University of Cincinnati.

An avid bowler since the third grade, Rude has competed in many youth and adult leagues and tournaments throughout his life. He’s currently a member of the United States Bowling Congress and a former member of the Young American Bowling Alliance, USA Bowling and the American Bowling Congress.

"We are pleased to welcome Rob Rude as our next leader of the Milford Bowling Program,” Milford Director of Athletics Aaron Zupka stated. “He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience coaching eight different sports and coaching at all levels from being a varsity head coach down to the youth level. Rob has been an avid bowler since the 1980's and has coached youth programs as well as instructed many individuals with private training. It's a huge plus to have someone with his leadership experience running a program and bringing that expertise to Milford. With the excellent staff we've put together, the MHS bowling program and youth bowling in the community will continue to flourish!"

"I am extremely excited for the opportunity to help lead the Milford bowling program,” Rude added. “I want each bowler to maximize their individual success as we work on building the best possible teams to compete for league and tournament championships.

“Bowling is a great sport that anyone can participate in throughout their lives,” he continued. “I look forward to helping generate interest in bowling throughout the Milford community for our elementary and junior high students so we can build a pipeline of future successful Milford High School bowlers.”

Rob lives in Milford with his wife Katherine, a long-time teacher at Milford High School and their children.

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