Rynell Parnell '15 enters his first season as the defensive line coach but his fourth overall season with the Baldwin Wallace University football team in 2020.
Parnell returned to his alma mater after earning a Master of Arts in sports and recreation management from Kent State University. While at Kent State, Parnell also served as an intern on the Golden Flashes football staff where he worked primarily with the defensive line.
While at BW, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in sport management and business administration. Parnell played two seasons of football before an injury cut short his collegiate career. He continued to contribute to the Yellow Jacket program as a student assistant coach with the both the varsity and junior varsity defense for the next three seasons.
The Akron native graduated from Archbishop Hoban High School where was a member of the football team.