Mike Tomlin

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
23 207-144-2 58.92% 11-11 50.00%

Coaching Tree

Parents:

Brad Childress, Tony Dungy, Jon Gruden

Children:

Bruce Arians


Biography

Table of Contents

Career Summary

Mike Tomlin is a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) and has been the head coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers since 2007. During this time period, the Steelers compiled a 154-85-2 record. He was the head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers from 2007 until the 2022 season, during which time the Steelers went 154-85-2. During his career he was a head coach for sixteen seasons. In 2008, the Steelers won the Super Bowl against the Arizona Cardinals 27-23.

Career Awards

As the head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers he coached two players to award-winning seasons: James Harrison, AP Defensive Player of the Year in 2008; Troy Polamalu, AP Defensive Player of the Year in 2010.

Mike Tomlin Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Tomlin served as an assistant coach for Tony Dungy, Jon Gruden, and Brad Childress. Four of these years were spent on Gruden's coaching staff. One assistant coach from his coaching staffs, Bruce Arians, was eventually hired as a head coach. After coaching on Mike Tomlin's coaching staff, he was the head coach of the Arizona Cardinals and Tampa Bay Buccaneers for eight seasons where he combined for a regular season record of 80-48-1 and 6-3 in the playoffs. His also coached the 2020 Buccaneers to the Super Bowl.

Personal Information

Tomlin was born on Wednesday, March 15, 1972 in Hampton, Virginia.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
2022 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 0-0-0 0-0
2021 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 9-7-1 0-1
2020 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 12-4-0 0-1
2019 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0
2018 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 9-6-1 0-0
2017 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 13-3-0 0-1
2016 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 11-5-0 2-1
2015 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 10-6-0 1-1
2014 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 11-5-0 0-1
2013 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0
2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0
2011 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 12-4-0 0-1
2010 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 12-4-0 2-1
2009 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 9-7-0 0-0
2008 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 12-4-0 3-0
2007 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 10-6-0 0-1
2006 Minnesota Vikings Defensive Coordinator 6-10-0 0-0
2005 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Defensive Backs Coach 11-5-0 0-1
2004 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Defensive Backs Coach 5-11-0 0-0
2003 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Defensive Backs Coach 7-9-0 0-0
2002 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Defensive Backs Coach 12-4-0 3-0
2001 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Defensive Backs Coach 9-7-0 0-1
2000 Cleveland Browns Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship 3-13-0 0-0
2000 Cincinnati Bearcats Defensive Backs Coach 7-5-0
1999 Cincinnati Bearcats Defensive Backs Coach 3-8-0
1998 Arkansas State Red Wolves Defensive Backs Coach 4-8-0
1997 Arkansas State Red Wolves Wide Receivers Coach 2-9-0
1996 Memphis Tigers Graduate Assistant 4-7-0

Coach history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Coach facts

  • Years as head coach: 16
  • Years as a coordinator: 1
  • Championships won: 2002 and 2008
  • Conference Championships won: 2002, 2008, and 2010
  • Second in total wins for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • First in winning percentage for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • Past teams coached for: Pittsburgh Steelers, Minnesota Vikings, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Cleveland Browns
  • College Attended: William and Mary Tribe
  • Date of Birth: Wednesday, March 15, 1972 (50 years old), Hampton, Virginia
  • Tomlin's salary for 2020 is reported at $8 million