Jim Bollman
Jim  Bollman

Offensive Coordinator and Offensive Line

Alma Mater:
Ohio University '77


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The Bollman File
Hometown: Ashtabula, Ohio
High School: Ashtabula Harbor High School
College: Ohio University
Years in Coaching: 31
Wife: Terri
Children: Courtney, Stephanie

Coaching Assignments

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.