Ralph Schudel enters his third season with Ohio Dominican Women’s Soccer. A graduate of Franklin University with a degree in Communications, Schudel was named Brand Manager on August 10th, 2018.
Prior to his arrival at ODU, Schudel graduated with a degree in Communications and Mass Media studies from nearby Franklin University. Following graduation, he applied his craft covering Columbus Crew SC of Major League Soccer, Chicago Red Stars of the National Women's Soccer League, and the United States Women's National Team. He also spent time covering the Columbus Blue Jackets and Ohio State Buckeyes
Under his watchful eye, the women's soccer program social media presence grew and amassed 913,000 impressions in the 2019-2020 season. He joined the Sports Information department as an intern in 2019 where he served as a staff photographer and played a critical part in game-day operations.
On August 13th, 2020, he was promoted to Sports Information Graduate Assistant. In addition to his responsibilities with Women's Soccer, Schudel will serve as the primary contact for both Men's and Women's Soccer, Men's and Women's Cross Country, Men's and Women's Golf, Men's and Women's Track and Field, Women's Basketball, and Softball.