Jim Tressel Net Worth

Net Worth: $16 Million
  • Source of Wealth:

    Sports, Football, Coach
  • Age:

  • Birth Place:

    Mentor, Ohio, United States
  • Marital Status:

    Married (Ellen)
  • Full Name:

    James Patrick Tressel
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About James Patrick Tressel

Former American football coach and educator Jim Tressel has an estimated net worth of $16 million and an annual salary of $3.5 million. He has earned his net worth as the current Vice President of Strategic Engagement of the University of Akron. He was born James Patrick Tressel on December 5, 1952 in Mentor, Ohio, a Cleveland suburb. His father, Lee Tressel, was the coach at Mentor’s high school. His mother, Eloise Tressel, worked as the athletic historian at Baldwin-Wallace. He graduated from Berea High School in 1971. He played quarterback at Baldwin-Wallace where he earned four varsity letters and won all-conference honors as senior in 1974. He graduated in 1975 with a bachelor’s degree in education.

Tressel used to be a football coach at Ohio State University from 2001 to 2011 and at Youngstown State University from 1986 to 2000 where the team won four NCAA Division I-AA Football Championships. He was hired by the Ohio Buckeyes before the 2001 season to replace John Cooper. As the 22nd head football coach for the Ohio State, his team played in three BCS National Championship Games. The 2002 squad won a national title and achieved the first 14-0 season record in major college football since Penn Quakers football team went 15-0 in 1897.

Jim Tressel ended his career at Ohio State with an official record overall record of 94-22 (.810), including six Big Ten Conference championships, a 5-4 bowl record, a 4-3 mark in BCS bowl games, and an 8-1 record against their archrival Michigan Wolverines. His eight wins against Michigan place him second in school history to Woody Hayes, who had 16. Tressel is the only Ohio State head coach to win seven consecutive games against the Wolverines. He was a consultant for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League from September 2011 to February 2012.

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