Job Title: Retired
Specialties: Athletic Coaching & Business
Their Podcast: Coaching, Football and Business With Russ Sloan

Russ Sloan grew up in Columbia, Missouri and received his undergraduate and master’s degrees from the University of Missouri. Russ was an all conference end on Missouri’s 1961 orange bowl team and he also played in the 1960 Hula Bowl coached by Bud Wilkinson of Oklahoma.

Russ spent 20 years in teaching, coaching & athletic administration and 20 years as President/CEO of three major chamber’s of commerce in Fresno, California, Muncie, Indiana & St. Petersburg, Florida. He also served 4 years as Missouri State Director of Motor Vehicles & Licensing and was editorially recognized for saving Missouri tax payers one million dollars a year!

In 1972 he resigned from college coaching after winning 3 consecutive conference football championships to run for the U.S. Congress in Missouri. His race turned out to be the 17th most expensive house race in America & the closest in Missouri.