Tom Amstutz
Biographical details
Born (1955-08-30) August 30, 1955 (age 65)
Head coaching record

Tom Amstutz (born August 30, 1955) is a former American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Toledo from 2001 to 2008, compiling a 58–41 record, including a 39–24 mark in conference play.[1] Known as "Toledo Tom", he is a native of Toledo, Ohio. Amstutz played college football at Toledo from 1974 to 1976. He was a longtime assistant coach at Toledo, from 1977 to 1986 and from 1990 to 2000. From 1987 to 1989, Amstutz served as an assistant coach at the United States Naval Academy.

In 2008, Amstutz's final season at Toledo, the Rockets became the first ever Mid-American Conference team to defeat the Michigan Wolverines. Amstutz served as the radio analyst for Rocket football broadcasts for the 2010 season, over the Rocket Sports Radio Network.

Head coaching record[edit | edit source]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Toledo Rockets (Mid-American Conference) (2001–2008)
2001 Toledo 10–2 5–2 T–1st (West) W Motor City
2002 Toledo 9–5 7–1 T–1st (West) L Motor City
2003 Toledo 8–4 6–2 T–2nd (West)
2004 Toledo 9–4 7–1 T–1st (West) L Motor City
2005 Toledo 9–3 6–2 T–1st (West) W GMAC
2006 Toledo 5–7 3–5 5th (West)
2007 Toledo 5–7 3–5 5th (West)
2008 Toledo 3–9 2–6 5th (West)
Toledo: 58–41 39–24
Total: 58–41
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.

Coaching tree[edit | edit source]

Assistants under Tom Amstutz who became NCAA or NFL head coaches:

References[edit | edit source]

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