Coordinator of Men's & Women's Cross Country
Head Coach Women's Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field


Office Location:
RIC Recreation Center
Office Phone: (401) 456-2889
Office Fax: (401) 456-8514

Timothy Rudd begins his third season as the head coach of both women's  indoor & outdoor track and field at Rhode Island College. He also serves as coordinator of men's and women's cross country. Rudd is starting his third season guiding the women's program and first overseeing the men's harriers.


Prior to assuming the head coach's duties, he spent nine seasons as an assistant menís and womenís indoor and outdoor track and field coach.



 In his first season at the helm in 2015, Rudd guided the Anchorwomen women's cross country program to a sixth place finish in the Little East Conference and a 45th place effort in New England.


 In indoor track & field, Rhode Island College placed fourth in the N.E. Alliance and second in the Little East Conference at the Alliance Championships. RIC also finished seventh at N.E. Div. III Championships and sent one competitor to the NCAA Div. III National Championships.


 In the outdoor season, Rhode Island College finished seventh in the N.E. Alliance and fifth in the Little East Conference at the Alliance Championships. RIC finished 14th at the N.E. Div. III Championships under his guidance.


He is no stranger to Rhode Island College sports fans, having competed in cross country and indoor and outdoor track for the Anchormen during his undergraduate days. He was named to Rhode Island Collegeís All-75th Anniversary Menís Track Team in 2005. He left RIC as the indoor programís all-time record-holder in the 600, 1,000, 1,500 and the 3,000 meters, as well as the distance medley relay and the 4x400 and 4x800 meter relay. Rudd still holds the school record for the top 1,500 meter time with a mark of 4:02.01, set in 2001-02. During his indoor career, he earned numerous All-New England, All-ECAC and All-Alliance/Little East honors in several events.




The Warwick, Rhode Island native was also a standout in outdoor track, wrapping up his career in 2004. He earned All-Alliance/Little East honors several times in both the 800 and 1,500 meters over the course of his career and was part of the school-record holding 4x400 meter relay team at the time of his graduation.


He also ran two seasons of cross country at RIC in 2002 and 2003. He was named a Distinguished Student-Athlete by the Speaker of the House and the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 2002 and 2004. He will be inducted into RIC's Athletic Hall of Fame in October of 2016.




 He holds a National Pole Vaulting Coaches Association (NPVCA) certification and a U.S. Track & Field Level 1 certification.


Rudd earned a bachelorís degree in political science from Rhode Island College in 2004 and his currently working on his masterís degree in public administration at the University of Rhode Island.


He is currently a police officer for the City of Providence. He has two children: Zaharia and Xayvien and resides in Pawtucket.