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.