Coaches:

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Ohio State has had 24 coaches in the history of the program.

Ohio State have seven coach Elected to the College Football Hall of Fame, the coaches are Howard Jones, John Wilce, Francis Schmidt, Wes Fesler, Woody Hayes, Earle Bruce, and John Cooper.

#

Name

Term

GC

OW

OL

OT

O%

CW

CL

CT

C%

PW

PL

CCs

NCs

National awards

General

#

Number of coaches[A 1]

CCs

Conference championships[A 2]

NCs

National championships

Elected to the College Football Hall of Fame

Overall

GC

Games coached

OW

Wins

OL

Losses

OT

Ties[A 3]

O%

Winning percentage[A 4]

Conference

CW

Wins

CL

Losses

CT

Ties

C%

Winning percentage

Postseason

PW

Wins

PL

Losses

PT

Ties

1

Alexander Lilley

1890–1891

8

3

5

0

.375

2

Frederick Ryder

1892–1895, 1898

46

22

22

1

.500

3

Charles Hickey[A 5]

1896

11

5

5

1

.500

4

David Edwards

1897

9

1

7

1

.167

5

John Eckstorm

1899–1901

29

22

4

3

.810

6

Perry Hale

1902–1903

21

14

5

2

.714

5

2

0

.714

7

Edwin Sweetland

1904–1905

23

14

7

2

.652

4

1

1

.750

8

Albert Herrnstein

1906–1909

39

28

10

1

.731

17

6

1

.729

1

9

Howard Jones[7]

1910

10

6

1

3

.750

5

1

2

.750

10

Harry Vaughan

1911

10

5

3

2

.600

4

1

2

.714

11

John Richards

1912

9

6

3

0

.667

5

0

0

1.000

1

12

John Wilce[8]

1913–1928

120

78

33

9

.688

37

30

4

.549

0

1

3

13

Sam Willaman

1929–1933

41

26

10

5

.695

14

8

4

.615

14

Francis Schmidt[9]

1934–1940

56

39

16

1

.705

30

9

1

.763

2

15

Paul Brown

1941–1943

27

18

8

1

.685

9

6

1

.594

1

1 – 1942

16

Carroll Widdoes

1944–1945

18

16

2

0

.889

11

2

0

.846

1

AFCA Coach of the Year (1944)[10]

17

Paul Bixler

1946

9

4

3

2

.556

2

3

1

.417

18

Wes Fesler[11]

1947–1950

37

21

13

3

.608

13

10

2

.560

1

0

1

19

Woody Hayes[12]

1951–1978

276

205

61

10

.761

152

37

7

.793

5

6

13

5 – 1954, 1957, 1961, 1968, 1970

AFCA Coach of the Year (1957)[10]
Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year (1957, 1968, 1975)[13]
Walter Camp Coach of the Year (1968)[14]

20

Earle Bruce[15]

1979–1987

108

81

26

1

.755

57

17

0

.770

5

3

4

AFCA Coach of the Year (1979)[10]
Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year (1979)[13]

21

John Cooper[16]

1988–2000

158

111

43

4

.715

70

30

4

.692

3

8

3

22

Jim Tressel[A 6]

2001–2010

128

94

22

.810

59

14

.808

5

4

6

1 – 2002

AFCA Coach of the Year (2002)[10]
Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year (2002)[13]
Paul "Bear" Bryant Award (2002)[18]

23

Luke Fickell[A 7]

2011

13

6

7

.462

3

5

.375

0

1

24

Urban Meyer

2012–present

25

24

1

.960

9

0

1.000

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