Jim Trimble

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
9 47-65-4 42.24% 0-0 0.00%

Coaching Tree

Parents:

Bo McMillin


Biography

Career Summary

Jim Trimble was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1951 to 1974, finishing his career as the pro personnel director of the New York Giants. Over his nine years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 47-65-4. He was the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles from 1952 until the 1955 season, during which time the Eagles went 25-20-3. During his career he was a head coach for four seasons.

Jim Trimble Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Trimble served as an assistant coach for Bo McMillin and Allie Sherman. Two of these years were spent on Sherman's coaching staff.

Personal Information

Trimble was born on Wednesday, May 29, 1918 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. He died on Tuesday, May 23, 2006 at the age of 87.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1974 New York Giants Pro Personnel Director 2-12-0 0-0
1973 New York Giants Pro Personnel Director 2-11-1 0-0
1968 New York Giants Offensive Line Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1967 New York Giants Offensive Line Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1955 Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach 4-7-1 0-0
1954 Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach 7-4-1 0-0
1953 Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach 7-4-1 0-0
1952 Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach 7-5-0 0-0
1951 Philadelphia Eagles Line Coach / Assistant Coach 4-8-0 0-0

Coach history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Coach facts

  • Years as head coach: 4
  • Fifth in winning percentage for the Philadelphia Eagles.
  • Past teams coached for: New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles
  • Date of Birth: Wednesday, May 29, 1918 (87 years old), McKeesport, Pennsylvania