Phil Ruskin
Phil Ruskin

Assistant Coach

2nd Year at SBU

Alma Mater:
Elmhurst '08


Spring Soccer Festival takes place April 26

Stony Brook will hold a clinic for soccer boys and girls ages 6-13 and then take on St. John's in an exhibition.


Men's soccer falls short in AE Semis at UMBC

The Seawolves finish 11-6-1, their best record since 2005.


Men's soccer collides with UMBC in the AE Semifinals

Stony Brook seeks a return to the conference final for the second consecutive season.


Men's soccer stages comeback to beat Binghamton in OT

Down two goals, Seawolves persevere and beat the Bearcats behind Casey's golden goal.


Men's soccer begins championship run Saturday vs. Binghamton

The Seawolves are undefeated in playoff games at LaValle Stadium.

Phil Ruskin is in his second season as an assistant coach for the Stony Brook men's soccer team, working under head coach Ryan Anatol.

Ruskin came to Stony Brook after a two-year stint as an assistant coach at Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Ind. He played collegiately at Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, Ill., where he was a four-year letterwinner for the Blue Jays.He also served as head coach of the NWI United U16 squad and previously has gained coaching experience with the Downers Grove Roadrunners FC.

Ruskin holds an advanced NSCAA National Diploma, a Goalkeeping Level 1 and 2 license and a USSF B license. He earned a bachelor's degree in Organizational Communication from Elmhurst in 2008 and a master's degree in Sports Administration from Valparaiso in December 2010.