|Born||July 19, 1961|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
Arizona State (GA)
Eastern Illinois (RB)
Northern Arizona (ST)
San Diego State (WR)
Texas A&M (OC/QB)
UCLA (asst. HC/RB/QB)
|Head coaching record|
|Tournaments||1–2 (NCAA D-I playoffs)|
|Accomplishments and honors|
2× OVC Coach of the Year (2012–2013)
Dino Babers (born July 19, 1961) is an American college football coach and former player. He is currently the head coach at Bowling Green State University (BGSU), a position he assumed in December 2013. Babers previously served in the same capacity at Eastern Illinois University (EIU) from 2012 to 2013 where he compiled a record of 19 wins and seven losses.
Babers grew up in California and attended the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa where he played several positions on the football team. He began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at Hawaiʻi in 1984. From there, Babers coached at numerous schools highlighted by offensive coordinator positions at both Arizona and Texas A&M as well as an assistant head coach position with UCLA. After four years as an assistant at Baylor, on December 9, 2011, Babers was named as the new head football coach at Eastern Illinois University to replace Bob Spoo.
Babers is married to Susan and have four children, Breeahnah, Tasha, Jazzmin, and Paris.
Head coaching record
|Eastern Illinois Panthers (Ohio Valley Conference) (2012–2013)|
|2012||Eastern Illinois||7–5||6–1||1st||L NCAA Division I First Round|
|2013||Eastern Illinois||12–2||8–0||1st||L NCAA Division I Quarterfinal|
|Bowling Green Falcons (Mid-American Conference) (2014–present)|
|2014||Bowling Green||8–6||5–3||1st (East)||W Camellia|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
|#Rankings from final The Sports Network FCS Poll.
°Rankings from final FCS Coaches Poll.
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