- BA: History, Ursinus College
- MS: College Student Development, Alfred University
Bob Rankl was appointed full-time assistant coach for the Saxons in 2001 and is in charge of coaching the offensive line.
A native of New Jersey, Rankl was a graduate assistant coach in charge of the defensive line for two seasons (1999 and 2000) before his appointment to a full-time post.
Prior to coming to Alfred in 1999, Rankl enjoyed a standout playing career at Division III power Ursinus, where he was a four-year starting defensive lineman.