Ron Ganulin

Ron Ganulin (born May 15, 1945)

Teams coached: NYIT Bears, St. Francis (NY) Terriers
NYIT record^: 27-23 (.540)
St. Francis (NY) record: 187-207 (.475)
Overall record^: 214-230 (.482)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • NEC Regular Season Champion:  2  (2001, 2004)


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2013-2023 St. Francis Brooklyn (asst)
2006-2008 Manhattan (asst)
2005-2006 Washington Wizards (CPD)
1991-2005 St. Francis (NY)
1987-1991 UNLV (asst)
1985-1987 Old Dominion (asst)
1982-1985 Saint Peter’s (asst)
1980-1982 NYIT
1978-1980 NYIT (asst)
1976-1978 C.W. Post (asst)

Ron Ganulin Facts

  • Ron Ganulin
  • Born May 15, 1945
  • Hometown: New York City, New York
  • Alma Mater: Long Island University (BS, 1968)
  • The NYC-native attended Long Island University, where he played basketball for head coach Roy Rubin
    • The Blackbirds reached the NCAA Division II Final Four in 1968, Ganulin’s senior season
  • First coaching job was a three-year stint at Kibbutz Gan Shmuel in Israel, winning a league title in 1975
  • Returned to the States and coached at D-II C.W. Post, part of the LIU system (since merged with the Brooklyn campus)
  • Spent two years as an assistant at D-II NYIT on Long Island, then two years as the Bears’ head coach
  • Moved up to the Division I level in 1982, spending three seasons assisting Bob Dukiet at Saint Peter’s, two seasons under Tom Young at Old Dominion and then four seasons with Jerry Tarkanian at UNLV
  • Hired in 1991 to be the head coach at Saint Francis in Brooklyn, leading the Terriers for 14 seasons
    • Went 187-207 overall, winning two NEC regular season titles (2001 and 2004)
    • Left in 2005 with the second-most head coaching wins in program history
  • Spent the 2005-06 season as coordinator of player development with the Washington Wizards (coached by Eddie Jordan)
  • Was an assistant at Manhattan for two seasons under head coach Barry Rohrssen, one of his own former asssistants
  • After a few years away from coaching, Ganulin coached JV and assisted varsity at Yeshiva University HS for Boys (NYC)
  • Returned to Saint Francis in 2013 to be an assistant under Glenn Braica, one of his own former assistants at SFC
    • Remained with the program for ten seasons until 2023, when the school decided to eliminate its athletic programs

Ron Ganulin Coaching Tree


^ overall record includes head coaching positions at both the NCAA Division I and Division II levels