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Tom Lovat
Sport(s)Football
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1967
1968–1970
1971
1972–1973
1974–1976
1977–1979
1980
1981–1984
1985–1988
1990–1991
1992–1998
1999–2003
2007
Utah (DL)
Idaho State (OL)
Ottawa Rough Riders (DC)
Utah (assistant)
Utah
Stanford (OL)
Green Bay Packers (asst. OL)
St. Louis Cardinals (OL)
Indianapolis Colts (OL)
Phoenix Cardinals (OL)
Green Bay Packers (OL)
Seattle Seahawks (OL)
Cologne Centurions (OL)
Head coaching record
Overall5–28
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse

Thomas Lovat is a former American football coach in the NCAA, National Football League, and the Canadian Football League.

Lovat started coaching at Utah, there he became the defensive line coach in 1967. Next he went to Idaho State University (1968–70) coaching the defensive secondary and offensive line. Then Lovat moved on to the CFL as the defensive coordinator for the Ottawa Rough Riders (1971), and then went back to Utah as an assistant from 1972–73 and became the head coach 1974–76.

Next Lovat coached at Stanford University from 1977–79 with Bill Walsh. Then he was hired by Bart Starr of the Green Bay Packers as the assistant offensive line coach in 1980, and then to St. Louis Cardinals under Jim Hanifan from 1981–84, as line coach. Then he coached the Indianapolis Colts from 1985–88; and back to the Cardinals when the team moved to Phoenix, coaching under Joe Bugel, as his line coach from 1990–91. Then he was hired by Mike Holmgren with the Packers from 1992–98,and finished his career with the Seattle Seahawks in 2003, finishing twelve years coaching for Holmgren.

His son, Mark Lovat, is the current Strength and Conditioning Coordinator for the Packers.

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Coaches# AP°
Utah Utes (Western Athletic Conference) (1974–1976)
1974 Utah 1–10 1–5 7
1975 Utah 1–10 1–4 6
1976 Utah 3–8 3–3 4
Utah: 5–28 5–12
Total: 5–28
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
#Rankings from final Coaches' Poll.

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