Title

Coach Ad Rutschman Interview

Interviewee

Ad Rutschman

Streaming Media (High Definition)

Interviewer

Woody, Rachael

Interviewer

Schmidt, Rich

Document Type

Video File

Duration

1 hour 18 minutes 31 seconds

Publication Date

10-21-2015

Disciplines

Oral History

Abstract

Ad Rutschman has had many roles at Linfield College — as a student, then a football and baseball coach, and later as the athletic director for the college. Under his coaching, Linfield won three NAIA Division II national championships in football and one NAIA national championship in baseball.

This interview takes place in the Jereld R. Nicholson Library's Austin Reading Room. Topics covered include Rutschman's path to becoming a college coach, his "Make a Plan" speech, and his thoughts on the evolution of athletics at the college level.

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