Alma Mater(s):
Kansas Wesleyan University

Years at Salina Central:
Coach Rick O’Neill began his coaching career in 1978 after graduating from Kansas Wesleyan University where he was a 2 sport letterman for the football and track teams. Coach O’Neill has coached football, basketball, track, and cross country at Salina-Sacred Heart and Hugoton High School before coming to Salina Central in 1985. While assisting with the football team Coach O’Neill has coached offensive backs, various special teams . Coach O’Neill is also the Head Track and Field coach.

Coach O'Neill and his wife Tammy have 3 grown sons, TJ, Jake, and Drew who have all played and were state champions for the Mustangs Football Team. Coach and Tammy welcomed granddaughter Annie James to the family in May of 2016.