Ross Barlow begins his 19th season as an assistant coach of the volleyball program at Wilmington University in 2022, and has been involved since the team joined the ranks of the NCAA in 2004, all under head coach Kim Huggins-Habbert. He was promoted to Associate Head Coach prior to the start of the 2022 season.
Barlow has been involved in coaching high school volleyball in Delaware for 17 years, which includes two Blue Hen Conference titles and numerous Delaware State Tournament appearances. He also has been an active coach in the USA Junior Olympic program, coaching with Diamond State Juniors, Delaware Juniors, First State Volleyball Club and currently with Premier Volleyball of Delaware. He has earned a Level II CAP accreditation through USA Volleyball and has had an article published in USA Volleyball Magazine. He also coached the University of Delaware Men’s Club for two years.
Barlow’s volleyball career began when he played for the University of Delaware Men’s Club team under legendary Delaware coach Barbara Viera. He went on to compete for many years in the United States Volleyball Association on teams in the Keystone, Garden State and Chesapeake regions.
Barlow graduated from the University of Delaware with a BSAG in biological sciences and a BAAS in plant science. He also completed his masters of education in science curriculum at the University of Delaware.