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Hometown: Ashtabula, Ohio
High School: Ashtabula Harbor High School
College: Ohio University
Years in Coaching: 31
Children: Courtney, Stephanie
|2001- Present||Offensive Coordinator, Offensive Line||Ohio State University|
|1999-2000||Tight Ends||Chicago Bears|
|1998||Tight Ends||Philadelphia Eagles|
|1995-1997||Offensive Line||Michigan State University|
|1991-1994||Offensive Line||University of Virginia|
|1989-1990||Offensive Coordinator||Youngstown State University|
|1986-1988||Defensive Coordinator||Youngstown State University|
|1985||Assistant Head Coach, Linebackers||North Carolina State University|
|1983-1984||Assistant Head Coach, Offensive Line||North Carolina State University|
|1978-1982||Offensive Line||Miami University (Ohio)|
|1977||Graduate Assistant||Miami University (Ohio)|
Jim Bollman is in his tenth season at Ohio State, serving as the Buckeyes' offensive coordinator and offensive line coach for one of the nation's most proficient units. During his tenure with the Buckeyes, he has tutored 10 linemen that have made NFL rosters.
A native of Ashtabula, Ohio, Bollman came to Ohio State from the Chicago Bears, where he spent the 1999 and 2000 seasons as tight ends coach. He was the tight ends coach for the Philadelphia Eagles in 1998 and has collegiate coaching experience at Michigan State, Virginia, Youngstown State, North Carolina State and Miami (Ohio) on his impressive resume.
Bollman played college football at Ohio University. He won four letters as an offensive lineman for the Bobcats and was team captain as a senior in 1976. He graduated from Ohio University in 1977 with a degree in education. He was inducted into the Ashtabula County Football Hall of Fame in 2007.
Jim and his wife Terri, a native of Kettering and also a graduate of Ohio University, have two daughters, Courtney and Stephanie.