Ronnie Dean Coleman (born May 13, 1964) is a retired American professional bodybuilder and the winner of the Mr. Olympia bodybuilding title 8 years in a row and is regarded as one of the greatest bodybuilders of all time. Ron Coleman was born in Bastrop, Louisiana. He graduated cum laude from Grambling State University (GSU) in 1984 with a BSc in accounting.While at university, he played football as a middle linebacker with the GSU Tigers under coach Eddie Robinson. After graduation, he became a police officer in Arlington, Texas, where he served as an officer from 1989 to 2000 and a reserve officer until 2003.

Bodybuilding titles:
1990 Mr. Texas (Heavyweight & Overall)
1991 World Amateur Championships (Heavyweight)
1995 Canada Pro Cup
1996 Canada Pro Cup bh
1997 Grand Prix
1998 Toronto Invitational
1998 Mr. Olympia
1998 Grand Prix Finland
1999 Mr. Olympia
1999 World Pro Championships
1999 Grand Prix England
2000 Mr. Brody Langley
2000 Grand Prix England
2000 World Pro Championships
2000 Mr. Olympia
2001 Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic
2001 Mr. Olympia
2001 New Zealand Grand Prix
2002 Mr. Olympia
2002 Grand Prix Holland
2003 Mr. Olympia
2003 Grand Prix Russia
2004 Mr. Olympia
2004 Grand Prix England
2004 Grand Prix Holland
2004 Grand Prix Russia
2005 Mr. Olympia
2006 Grand Prix Austria IFBB, 2nd
2006 Grand Prix Holland IFBB, 2nd
2006 Grand Prix Romania IFBB, 2nd
2006 Mr. Olympia IFBB, 2nd
2007 Mr. Olympia IFBB, 4th