Gary Pinkel
Pinkel as Missouri Tigers' HC in September 2008 game vs. UNLV
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born April 27 1952 (1952-04-27) (age 68)
Place of birth Akron, Ohio, U.S.
Alma mater Kent State University
Playing career
Position(s) Tight end
Head coaching record
Overall 191–110–3
Bowls 7–4
Accomplishments and honors
1 MAC (1995)
3 MAC West Division (1997–1998, 2000)
3 Big 12 North Division (2007–2008, 2010)
2 SEC East Division (2013–2014)
MAC Coach of the Year (1995, 1997)
Kent Athletic Hall of Fame (1997)
SEC Coach of the Year (2014)
Career player statistics (if any)'

Gary Robin Pinkel (born April 27, 1952) is a college football coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Toledo Roctets' football team from 1991 to 2000 and of the Missouri Tigers football team from 2001 to 2015, compiling career record of 191–110–3 . From 1991 to 2000 he was the head coach for the Toledo Rockets, winning a Mid-American Conference championship in 1995. Pinkel is the highest winning coach in both Toledo's and Missouri's football history.

Before becoming a head coach, Pinkel served as an assistant for the Washington Huskies under Don James from 1979 through 1990, the last six of those years as an offensive coordinator.


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