Linebackers Coach and Defensive Video
Office phone: 419-358-3298
Josh Runda is in his second year on the football coaching staff after graduating from Bluffton University where he completed a bachelor of arts in broadcasting and journalism. A native of Lima, Ohio, Runda is a graduate of Bath High School. He will coach the linebackers and coordinate the defensive video for the Beavers.
Runda was a middle linebacker for former Head Coach Tyson Veidt. He earned All-Heartland Conference honors three times, including a First Team All-HCAC selection in 2013. He wrapped up his career fourth on the career tackles list (274 tackles) and his 70 solo stops in 2013 set a new school mark for unassisted tackles
Coach Runda, who will reside in Bluffton, is excited to join the staff and he looks forward to bettering student-athletes on and off the field.