#RWQB

Coach Ron
Whitcomb

Ron Whitcomb

Quarterbacks Coach

Old Dominion University

  • Hometown:Rochester, NY
  • Alma Mater:Maine (2006)
  • Exp:12th Year
QB Success
Statistical Passing Average in ODU 7 year playing history

3,381 yards / 30 td / 9 int

2009
137 / 255
53.7 CMP%
1,915 yds
21 td  4 int
162 rushes
975 yds
17 td
1st Season
9-2 Record
2010
233 / 401
58.1 CMP%
2,756 yds
23 td  12 int
128 rushes
423 yds
8 td
Independent
8-3 Record
2011
312 / 467
66.8 CMP%
3,440 yds
32 td  6 int
123 rushes
662 yds
9 td
CAA-FCS
10-3 Record
2012
398 / 579
68.7 CMP%
5,076 yds
44 td  14 int
126 rushes
671 yds
11 td
CAA Champion
12-2 Record
2013
361 / 517
70 CMP%
4,281 yds
37 td  8 int
122 rushes
472 yds
6 td
Independent
8-4 Record
2014
289 / 457
63.2 CMP%
3,615 yds
30 td  16 int
80 rushes
139 yds
2 td
C-USA
6-6 Record
2015
234 / 430
54.4 CMP%
2,587 yds
20 td  9 int
85 rushes
274 yds
2 td
C-USA
5-7 Record

Career Timeline

2007-2010

Old Dominion University

Quarterbacks

2007

  • Ended 4 year Quarterback career at the University of Maine as All Time leading passer in school history, Team Captain, & CAA (Former A-10) Student-Athlete of the Year
  • Came with coach Bobby Wilder from Maine to help found ODU’s football program

2009

  • 9-2 record in ODU's first season in history
  • #3 in the nation Scoring Offense (35.0 PPG)
  • #18 in the nation Total Offense (398.5 YPG)

2010

  • Finished with an 8-3 record
  • Winningest start-up program in NCAA history (17-5)
  • #8 in the nation Scoring Offense (33.5 PPG)

2011-2013

Old Dominion University

Quarterbacks/Recruiting Coord.

2011

  • 10-3 record, CAA Runner-Up, 2nd round of playoffs
  • #5 in the nation Scoring Offense (36.6 PPG)
  • #10 in the nation Total Offense (439.1 YPG)
  • #18 in the nation Passing Offense (270.9 YPG)

2012

  • 11-2 record, CAA Champions, 3rd round of playoffs
  • #1 in the nation Scoring Offense (46.0 PPG)
  • #1 in the nation Total Offense (549.4 YPG)
  • #1 in the nation Passing Offense (391.5 YPG)

2013

  • #3 in the nation Scoring Offense (35.0 PPG)
  • #18 in the nation Total Offense (398.5 YPG)
  • QB Taylor Heinicke throws for 4,000 yards with 70% completion (top 5 in FBS)
  • First ever FBS win vs. Idaho
  • Named #2 recruiter in C-USA

2014-present

Old Dominion University

Quarterbacks/Offensive Coord.

2014

  • Promoted to Offensive Coordinator
  • ODU Enters First Year in playing full FBS schedule
  • 6-6 record makes ODU Bowl eligible in 1st Year
  • #16 in the nation Passing Offense (292.5 YPG)

2015

  • Named Assistant Head Coach
  • Former pupil Taylor Heinicke becomes first player ever to make NFL 53 man roster in ODU history

2016

  •  10-3 record in second full FBS season
  •  Bahamas Bowl Champions with 24-20 win over Eastern Michigan
  •  QB David Washington finishes season #14 rated passer in FBS with 31 TD's and only 5 INT's
  •  Washington also earned C-USA All-Conference honors

2017

  •  Former pupil David Washington signs with CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers
  •  ODU Freshman QB Steven Williams Jr. named to C-USA All-Freshman Team
  •  72-37 overall record at ODU after 9 seasons 
  •  26-9 record in November after 9 seasons
  •  17-15 C-USA record after 4 seasons

Playing Career


Prior to coaching, Whitcomb was a 4 year starter at the University of Maine, where he was a team captain and departed as their all-time leader in completions, total offense and touchdown passes. In 2003, he was named the Atlantic-10 Rookie of the Year as a redshirt freshman after passing for 2,428 yards and 21 touchdowns, the most by a freshman in conference history.

A standout off the field as well, Whitcomb was honored as the 2006-07 Atlantic-10 Student-Athlete of the Year. He earned his B.S. in education from Maine in 2006 and a M.S. Ed. in educational leadership at Old Dominion University in 2009.