Jim Tomsula

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Jim Tomsula
San Francisco 49ers
Defensive line coach
Personal information
Date of birth: (1968-04-14) April 14, 1968 (age 46)
Place of birth: Homestead, Pennsylvania
Career information
College: Catawba College
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
 As coach:
Career highlights and awards

Jim Tomsula (born April 14, 1968) is an American football coach. He is currently the defensive line coach for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League, a position he has held since February 2007. Tomsula was San Francisco's interim head coach for the final game of the 2010 season. He has also been the head coach for the Rhein Fire of NFL Europe in 2006, where he compiled a record of 6–4.

Coaching career[edit]

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

Tomsula was hired as the defensive line coach of the San Francisco 49ers on January 16, 2007.[1] He was named the 49ers' interim head coach on December 27, 2010, following the firing of former head coach Mike Singletary. He won his first and only game as 49ers coach, 38–7 over the Arizona Cardinals. Jim Harbaugh retained Tomsula in his previous position as defensive line coach following Harbaugh's hire as the 49ers head coach.


Team Year Regular season Post season
Won Lost Ties Win % Finish Won Lost Win % Result
SF 2010 1 0 0 1.000 3rd in NFC West 0 0 .000
SF Total 1 0 0 1.000 0 0 .000
Total 1 0 0 1.000 0 0 .000


Tomsula resides in San Jose, California with his wife, Julie, their daughters Britney and Brooke, and son James Bear.


  1. ^ "Jim Tomsula bio page". sf49ers.com. Archived from the original on 2008-03-15. Retrieved 2008-05-20. 

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