American Football Database
Alex Wood
Current position
TitleQuarterbacks coach
Biographical details
Born (1955-03-14) March 14, 1955 (age 67)
Massillon, Ohio
Playing career
Position(s)Running back, special teams
Head coaching record

Alexander Von Wood (born March 14, 1955) is a college football coach, who currently the quarterbacks coach at University of Delaware. He was the head coach at Florida A&M University between 2015 and 2017. He was the head coach for James Madison University between 1995 and 1998.[1] He compiled a 23–22 overall record. He won two national championships as an assistant coach at the University of Miami in 1989 and 1991.

Wood played for the Iowa Hawkeyes from 1975 to 1977 as a running back and special teams player. He graduated from Iowa in 1979 with a degree in secondary education and social studies. He also began his coaching career as a student assistant at his alma mater in 1978. He has over 30 years in coaching experience at both the college and National Football League (NFL) ranks.[2]

Personal life

Wood, from Massillon, Ohio, played football and wrestled at Massillon Washington High School. He and his wife, Rosa, have three children – Jerrel, Alex and Natalie.

Coaching tree

Assistant coaches under Alex Wood who became NCAA head coaches:

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
James Madison Dukes (Yankee Conference) (1995–1996)
1995 James Madison 8–4 6–2 T–2nd (Mid-Atlantic)
1996 James Madison 7–4 5–3 T–5th (Mid-Atlantic)
James Madison Dukes (Atlantic 10 Conference) (1997–1998)
1997 James Madison 5–6 3–5 10th (Mid-Atlantic)
1998 James Madison 3–8 2–6 T–10th (Mid-Atlantic)
James Madison: 23–22 16–16
Buffalo Bulls[n 1] (Mid-American Conference) (2014)
2014 Buffalo 2–2 2–2 3rd (East)
Buffalo: 2–2 2–2
Florida A&M Rattlers (Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) (2015–2017)
2015 Florida A&M 1–10 1–7 T–8th
2016 Florida A&M 4–7 4–4 T–5th
2017 Florida A&M 3–8 2–6 T–8th
Florida A&M: 8–25 7–17
Total: 33–49
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


  1. Alex Wood - James Madison football
  2. Miami University RedHawk Football Archived February 25, 2012, at the Wayback Machine Alex Wood


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