Jim Tressel bio and coaching record

  • Born: Dec. 5, 1952.
  • Hometown: Berea, Ohio.
  • Coaching Experience:
    2001-2002: Head coach, Ohio State (20-5, .800).
    1986-2000: Head coach, Youngstown State (135-57-2, .701).
    1983-86: Quarterbacks and receivers coach, Ohio State.
    1981-82: Quarterbacks and receivers coach, Syracuse.
    1979-80: Quarterbacks and receivers coach, Miami (Ohio).
    1975-77: Offensive backfield coach, Akron.
  • Playing Experience:
    1968-71: Lettered four years at quarterback at Baldwin-Wallace College, coached by his father, Lee.
  • Education:
    1977: Master's degree, Akron.
    1975: Bachelor's degree, Baldwin-Wallace.
  • Family:
    Wife, Ellen.
    Children: sons Zak and Eric, daughters Carlee and Whitney.

Career Coaching Record:

OHIO STATE
YEAR W L BOWL
2002 13 0 Fiesta
2001 7 5 Outback
TOTALS 20 5 (.800)

YOUNGSTOWN STATE
YEAR W L T PLAYOFFS
2000 9 3 0 1-1
1999 12 3 0 3-1
1998 6 5 0 0-0
1997 13 2 0 4-0
1996 8 3 0 0-0
1995 3 8 0 0-0
1994 14 0 1 4-0
1993 13 2 0 4-0
1992 11 3 1 3-1
1991 12 3 0 4-0
1990 11 1 0 0-1
1989 9 4 0 1-1
1988 4 7 0 0-0
1987 8 4 0 0-1
1986 2 9 0 0-0
TOTALS 135 57 2 24-6

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