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{{Infobox college coach
| name = Bob Trott
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| name = Bob Trott
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| caption =
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| sport = [[American football|Football]]
| sport = [[American football|Football]]
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| current_title = [[Defensive coordinator]]
| current_title = [[Defensive coordinator]]
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| current_team = [[East Carolina Pirates football|East Carolina]]
| current_team = [[Richmond Spiders football|Richmond]]
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| current_conference = [[American Athletic Conference|American]]
| current_conference = [[Colonial Athletic Association|CAA]]
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| current_record =
| birth_date = {{birth date and age|1954|03|19}}
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| contract =
| birth_place = [[Concord, North Carolina]]
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| birth_date = {{birth date and age|1954|03|19}}
| alma_mater = [[University of North Carolina|North Carolina]]
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| birth_place = [[Concord, North Carolina]]
| player_years = 1973–1975
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| death_date =
| player_teams = [[North Carolina Tar Heels football|North Carolina]]
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| death_place =
| player_positions = [[Defensive back]]
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| alma_mater = [[University of North Carolina|North Carolina]]
| coach_years = 1976–1977<br />1978–1983<br />1984–1988<br />1989<br />1990<br />1991–1992<br />1993–1995<br />1996–2001<br />2002<br />2003–2004<br />2005–2008<br />2009<br />2010–
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| player_years1 = 1973–1975
| coach_teams = North Carolina (GA)<br />[[Air Force Falcons football|Air Force]] (assistant)<br />[[Arkansas Razorbacks football|Arkansas]] (DB)<br />Arkansas (DC/DB)<br />[[Clemson Tigers football|Clemson]] (DC/DB)<br />[[New York Giants]] (DA)<br />[[New England Patriots]] (DB)<br />[[Duke Blue Devils football|Duke]] (DC/DB)<br />[[Baylor Bears football|Baylor]] (DC/DB)<br />[[Louisiana–Monroe Warhawks football|ULM]] (DC/SAF)<br />[[Cleveland Browns]] (DA)<br />[[Virginia Cavaliers football|Virginia]] (LB)<br />[[Richmond Spiders football|Richmond]] (DC)
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| player_team1 = [[North Carolina Tar Heels football|North Carolina]]
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| player_positions = [[Defensive back]]
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| coach_years1 = 1976–1977
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| coach_team1 = North Carolina ([[Graduate assistant|GA]])
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| coach_years2 = 1978–1983
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| coach_team2 = [[Air Force Falcons football|Air Force]] (assistant)
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| coach_years3 = 1984–1988
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| coach_team3 = [[Arkansas Razorbacks football|Arkansas]] (DB)
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| coach_years4 = 1989
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| coach_team4 = Arkansas ([[Defensive coordinator|DC]]/DB)
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| coach_years5 = 1990
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| coach_team5 = [[Clemson Tigers football|Clemson]] (DC/DB)
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| coach_years6 = 1991–1992
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| coach_team6 = [[New York Giants]] (DA)
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| coach_years7 = 1993–1995
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| coach_team7 = [[New England Patriots]] (DB)
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| coach_years8 = 1996–2001
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| coach_team8 = [[Duke Blue Devils football|Duke]] (DC/DB)
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| coach_years9 = 2002
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| coach_team9 = [[Baylor Bears football|Baylor]] (DC/DB)
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| coach_years10 = 2003–2004
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| coach_team10 = [[Louisiana–Monroe Warhawks football|ULM]] (DC/SAF)
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| coach_years11 = 2005–2008
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| coach_team11 = [[Cleveland Browns]] (DA)
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| coach_years12 = 2009
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| coach_team12 = [[Virginia Cavaliers football|Virginia]] (LB)
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| coach_years13 = 2010–2015
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| coach_team13 = [[Richmond Spiders football|Richmond]] (DC)
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| coach_years14 = 2016–2018
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| coach_team14 = [[James Madison Dukes football|James Madison]] (DC)
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| coach_years15 = 2019–present
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| coach_team15 = [[East Carolina Pirates football|East Carolina]] (DC)
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| overall_record =
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| bowl_record =
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| tournament_record =
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| championships =
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* [[Super Bowl]] champion ([[Super Bowl XXV|XXV]])
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* NCAA Division I National Champion (2016)
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| awards =
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| coaching_records =
 
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'''Bob Trott''' (born March 19, 1954) is an [[American football]] coach and former player. He is
 
'''Bob Trott''' (born March 19, 1954) is an [[American football]] coach and former player. He is
currently the [[defensive coordinator]] at the [[University of Richmond]], a position he has held since March 2010.
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currently the [[defensive coordinator]] at [[East Carolina University]], a position he has held since December 2018. Prior to this position he was the defensive coordinator at [[James Madison University]].
   
 
==Early life==
 
==Early life==
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==Coaching career==
 
==Coaching career==
===Cleveland Browns===
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Trott played at North Carolina under Coach [[Bill Dooley]] and began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at UNC in 1976. Trott then landed an assistant's position at the [[Air Force Academy]] in 1978, working with defensive ends under [[Bill Parcells]]. In 1984, Trott took a position at the [[University of Arkansas]] as the [[defensive backs coach]] for the [[Razorbacks]]. Trott was promoted to defensive coordinator in 1989. Trott helped Arkansas win back-to-back [[Southwest Conference]] championships in 1988 and '89. <ref name="scout"/>
Trott was named the [[Cleveland Browns]] defensive assistant coach on February 26, 2005. Trott connected the Cleveland Browns with about 30 years of coaching education, including five seasons in the NFL with [[New York Giants]] and [[New England Patriots]]. Trott passed the last two years at the [[University of Louisiana at Monroe]] as their [[defensive coordinator]].<ref name="scout"/>
 
   
===Working with coaches===
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Trott moved on to Clemson in 1990, serving as the Tigers' defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach. The Tigers led the [[NCAA]] in total defense in 1990. One year later, Trott moved up to the NFL to join [[Ray Handley]]'s staff with the New York Giants. After two years as a defensive assistant with the Giants, Trott rejoined Parcells in New England as defensive backs coach. In 1996 Trott returned to the college ranks and became the defensive coordinator/defensive backs coach at Duke. <ref name="scout"/>
further than his [[NFL]] coaching experience, Trott’s knowledge includes serving on the coaching staffs of 11 college bowl teams and has been a [[defensive coordinator]] at five [[NCAA]] Division I-A universities, plus Arkansas and Clemson. Trott has served as a coach or player under renowned head coaches: [[Bill Parcells]], [[Al Groh]], [[Ken Hatfield]], [[Fred Goldsmith (American football)|Fred Goldsmith]] and [[Bill Dooley]].<ref name="scout"/>
 
   
===Air Force Academy===
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After five season with the Blue Devils, Trott left Duke to take the same position at Baylor. After only one season in Waco he moved down to the Sun Belt Conference to become the defensive coordinator for Louisiana-Monroe. Trott had a second NFL stint when he was hired as a [[Cleveland Browns]] defensive assistant coach on February 26, 2005. Since 2009 Trott has served as a defensive coach with various Virginia universities. This included one year as linebackers coach at [[Virginia Cavaliers football|UVA]], six seasons as the defensive coordinator at Richmond. Richmond in 2015 shared the CAA title and finished 3rd in the nation. Trott's was the Defensive coordinator at James Madison University. JMU won the CAA with an undefeated 8-0 record. JMU led the nation in interceptions. JMU finished 14-1 and won the FCS Division I National Championship. Trott's current position, since December 2019, is Defensive Coordinator at East Carolina University.
Trott played at North Carolina under coach Dooley and started his coaching job as a graduate junior at Chapel Hill in 1976. Trott acted regular coaching at the [[Air Force Academy]] in 1978, conducting the defensive ends for [[Bill Parcells]].<ref name="scout"/>
 
   
===University of Arkansas===
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===Coaching mentors===
In 1984, Trott went to the [[University of Arkansas]] and was [[defensive backs coach]] for the [[Razorbacks]] (1984-1988) earlier than being propped up to defensive coordinator in 1989. Trott facilitated Arkansas win Southwest Conference championships in 1988 and 1989.<ref name="scout"/>
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Trott has served on the coaching staffs of eleven college bowl teams and has been a [[defensive coordinator]] at seven [[NCAA]] Division I universities. Trott has served as a coach or player under renowned head coaches [[Bill Parcells]], [[Al Groh]], [[Ken Hatfield]], [[Fred Goldsmith (American football)|Fred Goldsmith]] and [[Bill Dooley]]. <ref name="scout"/>
 
====NCAA====
 
Trott moved to Clemson in 1990, serving as the Tigers' defensive coordinator as well as supervising the defensive backs. The Tigers led the [[NCAA]] in total defense in 1990. In 1991, Trott moved up to the NFL, linking [[Ray Handley]]'s staff at the New York Giants as a defensive assistant. Two years presently he rejoined Parcells in New England as defensive backs coach.
 
Trott got a defensive coordinator again in 1996 whilst he linked up the Duke staff. He went to Baylor as defensive coordinator in 2002 sooner than coming to Louisiana Monroe the next season.<ref name="scout"/>
 
   
 
==References==
 
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==External links==
 
==External links==
* [http://www.richmondspiders.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=26800&ATCLID=205207683 Richmond profile]
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* [https://ecupirates.com/coaches.aspx?rc=3248 East Carolina profile]
   
{{Super Bowl XXV}}
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{{2016 James Madison Dukes football navbox}}
   
{{Persondata
 
| NAME = Trott, Bob
 
| ALTERNATIVE NAMES =
 
| SHORT DESCRIPTION = American football coach
 
| DATE OF BIRTH = March 19, 1954
 
| PLACE OF BIRTH = [[Concord, North Carolina]]
 
| DATE OF DEATH =
 
| PLACE OF DEATH =
 
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[[Category:1954 births]]
 
[[Category:1954 births]]

Revision as of 18:42, August 18, 2019

Bob Trott
Sport(s)Football
Current position
TitleDefensive coordinator
TeamEast Carolina
ConferenceAmerican
Biographical details
Born (1954-03-19) March 19, 1954 (age 66)
Concord, North Carolina
Alma materNorth Carolina
Playing career
Position(s)Defensive back
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
* Super Bowl champion (XXV)
  • NCAA Division I National Champion (2016)

Bob Trott (born March 19, 1954) is an American football coach and former player. He is currently the defensive coordinator at East Carolina University, a position he has held since December 2018. Prior to this position he was the defensive coordinator at James Madison University.

Early life

Trott was born in Concord, North Carolina and grew up in Kannapolis.[1]

Coaching career

Trott played at North Carolina under Coach Bill Dooley and began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at UNC in 1976. Trott then landed an assistant's position at the Air Force Academy in 1978, working with defensive ends under Bill Parcells. In 1984, Trott took a position at the University of Arkansas as the defensive backs coach for the Razorbacks. Trott was promoted to defensive coordinator in 1989. Trott helped Arkansas win back-to-back Southwest Conference championships in 1988 and '89. [1]

Trott moved on to Clemson in 1990, serving as the Tigers' defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach. The Tigers led the NCAA in total defense in 1990. One year later, Trott moved up to the NFL to join Ray Handley's staff with the New York Giants. After two years as a defensive assistant with the Giants, Trott rejoined Parcells in New England as defensive backs coach. In 1996 Trott returned to the college ranks and became the defensive coordinator/defensive backs coach at Duke. [1]

After five season with the Blue Devils, Trott left Duke to take the same position at Baylor. After only one season in Waco he moved down to the Sun Belt Conference to become the defensive coordinator for Louisiana-Monroe. Trott had a second NFL stint when he was hired as a Cleveland Browns defensive assistant coach on February 26, 2005. Since 2009 Trott has served as a defensive coach with various Virginia universities. This included one year as linebackers coach at UVA, six seasons as the defensive coordinator at Richmond. Richmond in 2015 shared the CAA title and finished 3rd in the nation. Trott's was the Defensive coordinator at James Madison University. JMU won the CAA with an undefeated 8-0 record. JMU led the nation in interceptions. JMU finished 14-1 and won the FCS Division I National Championship. Trott's current position, since December 2019, is Defensive Coordinator at East Carolina University.

Coaching mentors

Trott has served on the coaching staffs of eleven college bowl teams and has been a defensive coordinator at seven NCAA Division I universities. Trott has served as a coach or player under renowned head coaches Bill Parcells, Al Groh, Ken Hatfield, Fred Goldsmith and Bill Dooley. [1]

References

External links

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